Worcester VegFest 2011 is this weekend!
If it was anything like last year's event, it is sure be worthwhile!
Where: Student Center at Worcester State University
When: Sunday, April 17, 2011, noon-5pm
FREE admission, FREE food samples, FREE parking, Speakers, Live Music, Totally Awesome
For more details, see: http://vegworcester.com/festival2011/
The 2011Worcester VegFest brings together top national speakers to discuss the latest in animal rights campaigns, getting involved in the vegetarian movement, and connecting veganism to other social movements.
Bruce Friedrich, VP of PETA, Board Member of Christian Vegetarian
Will Potter, Author of Green Is The New Red
Terry Hope Romero, Author of Veganomicon, Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, Viva Vegan
Tracye McQuirter, Author, By Any Greens Necessary: A Revolutionary Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Look Phat
Vegetable Circus, interactive juggling & circus entertainment (kid-friendly)
This year our event features 40+ socially responsible, veg-friendly exhibitors. Massachusetts Animal Rights Coalition, Compassion Over Killing, Maple Farm Sanctuary, Humane Society of USA, and Sterling Animal Shelter are just a few of the many animal welfare organizations attending.
Oh, you’re hungry? Last year we received a lot of feedback, and we listened! We are planning to hook you up with plenty of free samples of vegan food from select vendors such as Falafal Republic, Coconut Bliss, Isador’s Organics, ecoVegan, Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Alternative Baking Co., and a ton more!
Oh, you’re staying for lunch AND dinner? We will have a full vegan food court where you can purchase some delicious food from local eateries! Among the many food vendors serving it up are Loving Hut, Belmont Vegetarian, Keifer’s Kettle Korn, Burnside Fountain, Peace O Pie (vegan pizza), X’s to O’s Vegan Bakery, Like No Udder (vegan ice cream truck) and more.
The 2011 VegFest is taking place in the Student Center at Worcester State University, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA