The butcher does not relent at the bleating of the lamb; neither is the heart of the cruel moved with distress. But the tears of the compassionate are sweeter than dew-drops, falling from roses on the bosom of spring.Akhenaten, (1380 - 1362 BC) Egyptian pharaoh
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
Isaac Bashevis Singer (Nobel Prize-winning novelist, 1904 - 1991)
“If everyone were to take 25 per cent of their calories from animal protein then the planet could sustain only three billion people. In simple, brutal terms, if we were all to imitate the average North American diet, we would only be able to feed half the world’s population."
We are a group of active individuals who wish to support vegetarianism/veganism in Moldova by providing information on our website and on regular meetings open to the public. Feel free to navigate through our website for tips such as survival in Romania and Russia for the visiting veggie, local recipes adapted for use with local meat substitutes, available products in Moldova and where to buy them, and details about past activities and future plans.
Although our NGO has been active since 2003, many of our members have been vegetarian/vegan for 15 years or longer here in Moldova. So feel confident knowing that you are not alone and that it is possible to maintain a healthy vegetarian lifestyle during your time in Moldova. But most important is that you need not be a dedicated vegetarian to appreciate our website. We provide this information for those who may enjoy the occasional veggie meal, those living with a vegetarian, or anyone interested in a lifestyle change.
Thank you for visiting and please contact us with suggestions or for details about participating with us in future activities.