NYC Vegetarian Food Festival 2017 (w. Ticket Link!)

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival 2017 (w. Ticket Link!)
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20 May 11:00 - 21 May 18:00

Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18 Street

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Vegan food for sale and sample, incredible speakers, and family fun. Stay tuned for more details!

Learn from expert plant-based doctors, authors, leaders, chefs, fitness professionals, and more.The festival will also feature a special spot for kids’ activities.

Some of our <> include:
Ahimsa Essentials
Amrita Health Foods
Animals Asia Foundation
Arbonne international
Beagle Freedom project
Best Friends NY
Better Bean
Bon Et BioTea
Brooklyn Whatever
Camp Zeke
Captain Mariner's Gourmet
Chalk Point Kitchen
Cedar's Mediterranean Foods, Inc.
Compassion Co.
Darwin Animal Doctors
DF Mavens
Follow Your Heart
Fuel of the Gods
Green mountain Energy
Kelly's Croutons
Macro Vegetarian
Manhattan Upper Cervical Chiropractic
Marty's V Burger
Massaging Insoles
MoPweeze bakery
Nature Has Flavor
OM Botanical
Rescue Chocolate
Rhythm Superfoods
Stanford Inn by the Sea
Surya Brasil
Sweet Maresa's
Unicorn Goods
Vervet Monkey Foundation
Vitaminsea Seaweed
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
Wully Outerwear
Wyndham Vacation Ownership

Some of our <> include:


Michelle McMacken, M.D.
7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat
Michelle McMacken is a board-certified internal medicine physician and assistant professor of medicine at NYU. An honors graduate of Yale University and Columbia University, she practices primary care, directs a weight management program, and teaches doctors-in-training at Bellevue Hospital Center. She is also a council member for the True Health Initiative, a coalition of health experts from around the world
committed to educating on lifestyle as medicine.

Tod Emko
Compassion Through Comics
Tod Emko is a conservationist from New York City. After having
crewed with Sea Shepherd Global for several years, Emko co-founded Darwin Animal Doctors, a veterinary and humane education organization that helps developing communities around the world. In 2014, Emko created the humane education comic, A PIGGY'S TALE, inspired by his three-legged rescue dog, Piggy. Emko believes the future can be saved by teaching compassion to children today.

Christine Vardaros
Eat Like Pro Athletes: Diet Tweaks for Improved Fitness
Christine Vardaros is a professional vegan cyclist who has
competed since 2000. She is also a freelance journalist, writer
and translator with clients ranging from Cyclocross Magazine to
VegNews. In addition she serves as a spokesperson for the
Vegan Society, In Defense of Animals, and the Physicians
Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Robert Graham, M.D.
Food as Medicine: A Doctor Dishes the Truth,
Not "Alternative Facts"
Robert Graham is a Harvard-trained and dual board-certified
physician in internal and integrative medicine. He has dedicated his career to exploring the connections between food and health; so he grows, cooks, and prescribes food as medicine. He is the co-founder of Fresh Med and a popular TedxManhattan speaker.

Robyn Moore
Vegan Parenting Panel
Robyn Moore is a vegan mom to two children. She holds a master’s degree in education and a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University, and she is currently pursing a certificate in Humane Education. She is the creator of the Rasing VegKids, the organizer of NYC Vegetarian & Vegan Families Meetup, and a book reviewer for VegBooks.

Maya Gottfried
Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering As a Vegan
Maya Gottfried is the author of Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal and Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary. She is a contributor to VegNews, People Online, The Huffington Post, and Lilith Magazine. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her partner and their rescued cats.

Taymer Mason
Modern Caribbean Cuisine
Taymer Mason grew up in a family of cooks who taught her to make and love traditional Caribbean cuisine. After graduating from the University of the West Indies, she moved to France where she started veganizing old West Indian favorites. A food scientist, organic cosmetic developer, and bilingual globetrotter, she now lives in Toronto.

Adam Sobel
Adam Sobel is the chef and owner of The Cinnamon Snail, a celebrated all-vegan food truck which serves New York City and New Jersey. He is also the author of a book filled with stories of the trials and tribulations of running a food truck. Now, he also runs a brick-and-mortar eatery at the Pennsy Market in New York City.

JL Fields - Vegan Cook, Coach, and Consultant
The Vegan Air Fryer: The Healthier Way to Enjoy Deep-Fried Flavors
J.L. Fields is an author, culinary instructor, columnist, speaker, activist, and radio personality. She is also the founder and director of the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy, the vegan cooking chef-instructor at the University of New Mexico-Taos, and a brands consultant for a variety of national companies and food associations.

Ellen Kanner
Garden of Earthly Delights: Fueling Passion with Plants
Ellen Kanner is the author of Feeding the Hungry Ghost. She is The Huffington Post’s Meatless Mondayblogger, and is a syndicated columnist for The Edgy Veggie. She is also a contributor and recipe developer for numerous publications.

Dr. Robert Ostfeld
Confessions of a Reformed Cardiologist: A Plant-“Based Diet and Your Heart
Robert Ostfeld is the associate professor of Clinical Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at Montefiore Medical Center, and associate director of the Cardiology Fellowship at Montefiore-Einstein. He received his training from the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University School of Medicine, the Harvard School of Public Health, and Harvard Medical School.

Dotsie Bausch
Unleashing Olympic-Level Activism
An Olympic silver medalist in cycling, 7-time U.S. National
Champion, former world record holder and two-time Pan American
gold medal winner, Dotsie Bausch has transitioned from professional athlete to influential advocate in sports technology, health, wellness and animal rights. In 2012, Bausch was named the National Ambassador for The National Eating Disorders Association. Her popular TEDx talk is titled "Olympic Level Compassion."

Gene Baur
Living the Farm Sanctuary Life
Gene Baur is the co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary. For
25 years he has traveled extensively, campaigning to raise
awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming and
our cheap food system. His best-selling books include Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day, and Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food.

Sid Garza-Hillman
Making the Trade: Perceptions of Restriction in the Vegan Lifestyle
Sid Garza-Hillman is a YouTube host and author of Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto. As the nutritionist and program director at the Stanford Inn’s Wellness Center, he creates lifestyle plans that increase self-esteem and long-term sustainability.

Victoria Moran
Peace, Love & Vegetables: Food Choices and the Spiritual Life
Victoria Moran hosts the "Main Street Vegan" radio show and podcast on Unity Online Radio. She started her career as a freelance magazine writer and has gone on to publish a number of best-selling vegan books, starting in 1985 with Compassion: the Ultimate Ethic. Her 2012 book, Main Street Vegan, is the basis of her company and outreach, including the Main Street Vegan podcast, Main StreetVegan Academy, and Main Street Vegan Productions. Her most recent book was published in 2015 and is titled The Good Karma Diet.

Irina Anta
Introduction to Factory Farming
Irina Anta works to protect farm animals through litigation and undercover investigation. She interned at Compassion Over Killing and joined the COK legal team in 2016. She holds a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Michael Suchman & Ethan Ciment, Vegan Mos
Veganizing Iconic New York City Foods
Suchman and Ciment are the Vegan Mos. They run the popular blog, which was included in VegNews’ Top 21 Vegan Blogs to Follow. Their first cookbook, NYC Vegan, will be published this Spring.

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