2016 NYCVFF Charity Beneficiary The 2016 charity beneficiary for the New York City Vegetarian Food Festival is Mercy for Animals.
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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!
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 […]read more
March 11, 2015
This year, Junior Explorers is bringing the furthest ecosystems and wildest animals to NYC VegFest! Join us on Sunday, 3/15 at 12:30pm in the Kumquat Kids Area as we lead animal identification games, wildlife and nature trivia, and more fun activities about our beautiful planet. Junior Explorers is a subscription program that teaches kids about […]read more
March 10, 2015
By Chris Castiglione The body has an optimum percentage of protein that it needs each day. Think of it like a sweet spot that you want to hit. Let’s use a houseplant as a metaphor. If you’ve overwatered a plant you know what that’s like—it looks pretty nasty. And if you under water it? […]read more
March 9, 2015
Brooklyn Mompost is an experienced & local service that teaches everyday green living; they are experts in composting for events & home gardening. At this year’s VegFest, in the Kumquat Kid’s Area, Brooklyn Mompost will be presenting: “Worms Do Wonders: Kitchen Scraps Turn Into ‘Black Gold’ for the Garden!” Join them at 1pm on Sunday, […]read more
March 8, 2015
By Gene Baur, Speaker at the 2015 NYC Vegetarian Food Festival Now, more than ever, we face the inconvenient truths and consequences of our broken food system. We’ve seen the brutal images of factory farming widely available on the internet. We have seen the impacts on our global health and environment. The time is […]read more