Umpqua Community Veg Education Group (UC-VEG) is a grassroots, community-led organization that proudly supports individuals in our community who want to live healthier, more holistic lifestyles. With an emphasis on compassion, respect, and understanding, we offer concrete health strategies, evidence-based educational resources, and host informative social events that promote the wide-range of benefits of whole-food, plant-based diets to the residents of Douglas County, Oregon. Through practical strategies to enhance well-being on all levels and at all ages – from infants to seniors-  UC-VEG creates a healthier, happier community, and a more environmentally-sustainable society.