NYC Vegeterian Food Festival

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MAY 7th & 8th 2016 • 11am - 6pm BOTH DAYS

2016 NYCVFF Charity Beneficiary The 2016 charity beneficiary for the New York City Vegetarian Food Festival is Mercy for Animals.


Our Volunteers Rock! We couldn’t do it each year, without our amazing and dedicated volunteers! Got what it takes?

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The Festival Is Just Around The Corner! Get ready for food samples, chef demos, expert speakers, and all-over good surprises!

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  • From The China Study to TV’s Big Medicine: Celebrity Doctors to Speak at 6th NYC Veg Fest
    April 8, 2016

    A roster of eight highly credentialed physicians will grace the stages at the sixth annual New York City Vegetarian Food Festival on Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. Festival co-founder and organizer Sarah Gross said the medical emphasis at this year’s event is due to the rising mountain of evidence that […]

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  • Negative Advocacy for Animals National Conference
    March 21, 2016

    The following post has been written by 2016 Festival presenter Andrew Kirschner. You can hear him present on the Banana Stage on Sunday, May 8th on the topic “Why Doesn’t Everyone Eat Plant-Based Food?”​ Are you searching for ways to reduce the positive impact you make in the lives of animals? Search no more! Join […]

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  • Battle of the Brussels
    March 5, 2016

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Buffalo Brussels Bites stampeded to victory Monday night during the Battle of Brussels vegan cooking competition held at V Spot Organic. Chef Melissa Charlana created her tasty take on Buffalo Wings, and earned kudos from the event’s celebrity judges as well as lay eaters who bestowed on her their People’s Choice award. (See recipe […]

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  • Explore NYC with a Custom, Vegan-Friendly Tour & Photo Safari
    February 29, 2016

    Explore NYC with a Custom, Vegan-Friendly Tour & Photo Safari By Katie Foote For those looking to explore the best of NYC and its boroughs, from meat-free eats to offbeat experiences to outdoor attractions, NYC Tours & Photo Safaris creates custom itineraries that you’ll never forget, informed by insider expertise and high resolution photographs to […]

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  • Food Mood
    March 13, 2015

    By Cynthia Radnitz, Speaker at the 2015 NYC Vegetarian Food Festival We choose the foods we eat for a variety of reasons: hunger, cravings, nutrition or calorie content, and mood management. Indeed, they have even invented a term for people who eat in response to mood, “emotional eaters.” We all have our comfort foods when […]

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