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Calling All Vegetable Lovers!

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Veg-heads of Toronto unite! This weekend, Friday Sept 11 to Sunday Sept 13th  marks the 31st year that Toronto honours and celebrates all persons places and things vegetarian with it’s annual Veg Food Fest!

Billed as a “food festival first” featuring veg*n hot dogs, juicy burgers and “fluffy cupcakes smothered in frosting” this Veg Fest, one of North America’s best, is much more than just a gourmand’s delight. Upwards of 85 vendors will be on site, showcasing wares and sharing ideas that will make vegan and vegetarian cooking more accessible and user friendly than ever. Sample delectable victuals from gluten-free, dairy free and Raw Food chefs and veg*n treats to keep you fueled for the entirety of your visit  as you check out all natural markets, or discuss animal welfare with the good folks from Toronto Pig SaveAnimal Justice Canada, or Mercy For Animals.

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Vegetarian Festival

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“Mouth-watering burgers. Thick and juicy hot dogs. Fluffy cupcakes smothered in frosting. All meat and dairy free. Veg Food Fest is not your average vegetarian food festival – it’s the biggest one in North America….”

The opening few lines found on the home page of this year’s Vegetarian Food Fest pretty much sum it up. Not only is it the largest Vegetarian Food Festival in North America, it’s one of the oldest and largest in the world. Running this weekend at the Harbourfront Centre today until Sunday Sept 7th, this year marks the 30th anniversary of this eagerly anticipated event, with organizers expecting upwards of forty thousand vegetarians, vegans, and veg-friendly omnivores to attend. Continue »