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Avery Yale Kamila

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**Biography of Avery Yale Kamila:**
– Born in Westminster, Massachusetts in the 1970s
– Grew up on an organic farm in Litchfield, Maine
– Adopted a vegan diet in 1991
– Graduated from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in 1995
– Married to Adam Hill and has a son

**Journalism and Advocacy Work:**
– Writes columns like Vegan Kitchen for the Maine Sunday Telegram
– Successfully advocated for hot vegan choices in Portland Public Schools
– Column about vegan school meals gained national media coverage
– Co-founded Portland Protectors in 2015
– Convinced Portland City Council to pass a strict pesticide ordinance in 2018

**Maine Vegetarian History Project:**
– Created in 2020
– Discovered 300 years of vegetarian history in Maine
– Uncovered historical distortions related to plant-based traditions
– Presented research at The Good Life Center in 2023
– Researched and uncovered information about prominent vegetarians in Maine

**References and Recognition:**
– Articles in various publications discussing veganism and vegetarianism
– Interviewed on podcasts and radio shows about her work and research
– Recognition for contributions to promoting plant-based diets
– Coverage of her activism in local and national media
– Mentioned in academic and historical resources on vegetarianism and veganism

**Historical Figures, Advocates, Authors, and Influencers in Vegetarianism:**
– Historical Figures: Thomas Allinson, William Axon, Eduard Baltzer, Ernest Bell, Ragnar Berg
– Advocates of Plant-Based Diets: George Bedborough, George Black, Lucius Duncan Bulkley, George Cheyne, William Lambe
– Authors and Scholars: Rynn Berry, Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Lenna F. Cooper, Helen Nearing, Howard Williams
– Ethical and Philosophical Voices: Henry Stephens Salt, Russell Thacher Trall, Valluvar, Ellen G. White, James Rachels
– Modern Influencers: Nava Atlas, Mayim Bialik, Gypsy Boots, BOSH!, Avery Yale Kamila

Avery Yale Kamila (Wikipedia)

Avery Yale Kamila is an American journalist and community organizer in the state of Maine. Kamila has written a food column for the Portland Press Herald /Maine Sunday Telegram and its affiliated newspapers since 2009.

Avery Yale Kamila
BornWestminster, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Journalist
  • community organizer
Alma materS.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
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