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9th Annual Portland VegFest 2013

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July 3, 2013

When: Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22, 10am-6pm
Where: Oregon Convention Center - Exhibit Hall A (777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd. Portland)
Details: Join us as we celebrate and promote sustainable, compassionate and healthy food choices and lifestyles. This low-cost, fun and food-filled event welcomes everyone! VegFest 2013 will feature:

  • 100's of Free Food Samples!
  • Exciting Speakers including John McDougall, MD., Brenda Davis, RD., and many more!
  • Cooking Demonstrations from Vegan Artisan Cheese's Miyoko Schinner, Chef AJ, Karyn Calabrese and more!
  • Ask the Experts Table
  • Children and Teen Activities including a themed photo booth!
  • Restaurants and Non-Profit Organizations

There will be free samples of hundreds of different foods: Delicious main dishes, decadent desserts and chocolates, fresh organic produce, veggie burgers, non-dairy cheeses, milks, and ice creams, fruit smoothies and juices, hummus, whole grain breads and gluten-free crackers, tofu spreads and dips, nut and seed butters, energy bars and on-the-go snacks, raw snacks and treats, and so much more! For more information visit!

Volunteer for VegFest and receive Free Admission!
More than 400 volunteers are needed to help make Northwest VEG's 9th Annual VegFest a success. Did you know that volunteering for just one 3-hour shift earns you FREE admission to BOTH days of VegFest? We will need help with setup, cleanup, passing out food samples, working at recycling stations, in the children's or teen area (face painters needed), and dressing up in veggie costumes. You can also pitch in beforehand by signing up to distribute posters and postcards around town to promote Portland VegFest. To assist in making this year's Portland VegFest the best yet, please contact Chelsea Davis, Northwest VEG's Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, at

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