WalletHub, the relentless list-making website beloved by last-minute blog posters around the world, has just ranked Orlando as the Third Best City for Vegetarians and Vegans in the United States.
The list, based on a 2019 Harris Poll paid for by the Vegetarian Resource Group, ranked cities on the following categories:
- Affordability – cost of groceries, number of highly-rated restaurants, average meal cost.
- Diversity/Accessibility/Quality – share of veg-friendly restaurants, farmers markets and CSA programs per capita, juice and smoothie bars, salad shops, community gardens.
- Vegetarian Lifestyle – percentage of people ordering vegetarian over the national average, vegetable and fruit consumption, number of meetups and festivals.
Additionally, Orlando placed best in the following:
2nd – Most Salad Shops Per Capita
4th – Most Vegetable Nurseries Per Capita
5th – Most Juice & Smoothie Per Capita
Overall, Portland placed first in the WalletHub list and Los Angeles came in second.
Click HERE to see who else ranked in the top 10.
Sources: Bungalower.com, WalletHub.com