Vegan en Vegetarian Culture in Iowa <p>Vegetarianism was once thought of as radical. But in 2012, almost four percent of Americans are vegetarian or vegan. That's still a small minority, but almost half of Americans eat a vegetarian meal at least once a week.</p><p>Talk of Iowa speaks with David Burt a former co-owner of the Red Avocado vegan restaurant in Iowa City, Kathie Dawley, the treasurer of the Vegetarian Community of Iowa, Carol Throckmorton a clinical dietitian from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and Lydia Erenberger, founder and owner of vegan restaurant&nbsp; Downtown Central Perk in Davenport.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:40:09 +0000 Charity Nebbe 7179 at Vegetarian Culture in Iowa