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Amy's Kitchen is a family run business deeply committed to producing great tasting organic, vegetarian meals. Amy's produces nearly 200 frozen and grocery items for busy people who want delicious, prepared meals made without preservatives, GMOs or anything artificial. Check out our website to learn more about us and the food we make: www.amyskitchen.com

The Better Bean Company offers the only fresh, refrigerated alternative to canned beans. Our refried red, refried black and Caribbean black beans are sold in tubs, like fresh salsa, in local stores. Our beans are vegan, gluten and soy free, all natural and produced in Wilsonville with NW ingredients. www.betterbeanco.com

Blossoming Lotus is a restaurant located at 1713 NE 15th Ave in Portland's Irvington District, serving all organic, freshly made, Vegan Fusion cuisine. All Blossoming Lotus live food, specials, desserts, juices, and other menu items are made at their state of the art kitchen at their Irvington location. www.blpdx.com

Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods produces more than 400 products, including a full line of certified gluten free products and an extensive line of certified organic products. With a wide variety of whole-grain products--from flours and hot cereals to baking mixes and grains--Bob's Red Mill has "whole-grain foods for every meal of the day." Bob's Red Mill - an employee-owned company - is the nation's leader in stone milling and is dedicated to producing natural foods in the natural way. They stone grind all common and many uncommon grains into flours and meals on over one-hundred-year-old mills. To view the complete line of products, please visit www.bobsredmill.com

Body and Brain Yoga & Tai Chi has been in Portland since 2006. The training methods date back to ancient Asian healing principles. The ultimate goal of the program is to awaken and develop the integrity and wholeness within so that one can gain mastery of one's body, mind and spirit. www.bodybrainyoga.com

Book Publishing Company is a community owned, independent publisher dedicated to promoting books that educate and inspire. We have been in business since 1974. Our title list includes books on vegetarian and vegan cooking and nutrition, raw foods, natural health care, and Native American culture. We are a member of The Green Press Initiative and have committed to print a growing number of our titles on chlorine free, recycled paper. www.bookpubco.com

Bragg Live Food Products and Bragg Health Science Book Publishing founded by Paul C. Bragg - the Originator of the Health Movement in the United States. Lead now by his daughter Patricia Bragg. Bragg's health food products include Raw Organic Apple Cider Vinegar & Vinegar Drinks, Liquid Aminos, Salt Free Seasonings, Nutritional Yeast, Olive Oil, Salad Dressings and Enzyme Supplements. The Bragg name is synonymous with A Healthy Lifestyle around the world - Serving Health Since 1912. Please visit our website: bragg.com to learn more about our products, books and the Bragg Health Crusade.

Welcome to the colorful and controversial world of Calico Dragon! Calico Dragon spreads animal rights messages through fashion. Designs include anti-fur, anti-circus, rescue/adoption awareness, veganism as a life choice and more! Calico Dragon donates a portion of its proceeds to animal charities around the world. www.CalicoDragonBags.com

The Center for a Sustainable Today: www.sustainabletoday.org

Chez Gourmet from Marie is an emerging, local company that is taking the veggie burger business by surprise! You will be delighted when you sample our two vegan patties - all natural - no soy - no preservatives - The Oregon Harvest and The Spicy Anasazi Bean. We can't wait to hear from you! Please visit us at www.chezgourmet.biz

Chicago Soydairy is an ethical manufacturer of high quality vegan foods. Our products are available nationwide at finer health food stores and restaurants. www.chicagosoydairy.com

Luna & Larry's Coconut Bliss is a rapturously creamy, healthy alternative to dairy and soy-based frozen desserts. Crafted in Oregon from a base of naturally rich and cholesterol-free coconut milk and sweetened with low-glycemic agave syrup, Coconut Bliss is completely vegan, certified organic, and is free of dairy, soy, gluten, and refined oils. Made in a wide selection of creative and enticing flavors, it's available at natural foods stores throughout the Portland area. www.coconutbliss.com

CuisineMentor: Spice Blends simplify ethnic cooking. They are a perfectly balanced mix of herbs and spices, with outstanding ethnic recipes on the package. With no complicated techniques or steps, the recipes are foolproof. Simple to prepare yet complex in flavor, these ethnic dishes are destined to star in any cook's repertoire of unforgettable specialties. CuisineMentor Spice Blends are mixed in small batches in Wilsonville, Oregon using the freshest spices and herbs. They are ALL NATURAL, no MSG, colorings, fillers, nor preservatives and are gluten-free. Visit our website for more information and delicious recipes: www.cuisinementor.com

Dave's Killer Bread, located in Milwaukie, OR, is dedicated to baking the highest quality, best tasting organic bread possible. Each loaf is packed with whole grains, seeds, and/or nuts amounting to a bread that is both healthy and delicious. We currently offer 12 varieties that are sold in stores all over Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Northern California, Utah, and Alaska. Our breads contain no animal products, artificial preservatives or sweeteners, or genetically modified organisms. In the words of Dave Dahl, a tireless worker dedicated to staying on the right path after so many years in prison: It is our vision to make the world a better place, one loaf of bread at a time. www.daveskillerbread.com

Dr. Kracker: Organic, wholegrain Spelt or Wheat crackers and flatbreads, Vegetarian and Vegan all with a super satisfying Uber crunch. Unique flavors: Seedlander - spelt with 5 different seeds, Klassic 3 Seed or Seeded Spelt - with Sesame, sunflower and flax seeds and Pumpkin Seed Cheddar. Not JUST terrific flavors also hella-good nutrition - 5 grams protein and 4 grams fiber. Samples and Coupons available. www.drkracker.com

Eat My Cheese. Local. Vegan. Organically Awesome! Local hazelnuts and a variety of local herbs and spices are used to create an assortment of distinctive non-dairy cheeses that explode with flavor. We are committed to being 100% carbon neutral. Please Eat My Cheese Responsibly. (Eat My Cheese is a product of Heidi Ho Organics)

Earnest Eats believes in the joy and pleasure of food, so we create real, whole grain foods that everybody can enjoy without thinking too hard. Organic oats, no chemicals, no additives - just fruits, nuts and a few other nourishing goodies, baked in small batches in real baking trays. Let's make friends with food again! www.earnesteats.com

Earthly Gourmet is a Portland, Oregon-based distributor of organic, vegan, and gluten-free gourmet foods, servicing independent natural food stores, specialty retailers, restaurants, cafes, and tea and coffee shops. Products include Sift Vegan and Gluten-Free Cookies, Herbucha Kombucha, Soy Curls, Thai & True Curry Pastes & Sauces, Organic Falafel Chips, and other gourmet vegan and gluten-free foods. www.earthlygourmet.com

Emerald Valley Kitchen manufactures fresh salsas, hummus, bean and edamame dips with 5% of its profits being donated to humanitarian and environmental projects. All Products are Organic which means there are NO Additives, and NO Preservatives. Everything is Wheat and Gluten Free! Please visit us online at www.emeraldvalleykitchen.com

Equal Exchange has created Big Change since 1986. Our founders envisioned a food system that empowers farmers and consumers, supports small farmer co-ops, and uses sustainable farming methods. They started with fairly traded coffee and didn't look back. Today, we continue to find new and powerful ways to build a better food system. We partner with co-operatives of farmers who provide high-quality organic coffees, teas, chocolates and snacks from farmers all over the world. www.equalexchange.coop

Food Fight! Grocery is Portland's ONLY all vegan grocery store. Stocked with junk food, produce, bulk, books, and other random things to take care of yourself and get you thinking. Located at 1217 SE Stark St and open every day from 10am - 8pm. Come hang out. www.foodfightgrocery.com

Food for Life: www.foodforlife.com

Galaxy Nutritional Foods has been dedicated to producing tasty and nutritious cheese alternatives since 1980. Using only the highest quality natural and organic ingredients, Galaxy offers a cheese alternative to meet your dietary and lifestyle needs including our Rice Vegan brand products which are 100% DAIRY and SOY FREE, taste great and are make to melt! To learn more, check us out at www.galaxyfoods.com where you can download coupons, recipes, and learn which cheese is right for you.

Garden Protein International is the manufacturer of a plant-based protein called gardein™. gardein™ is a complete protein made from soy, wheat and pea proteins, vegetables and ancient grains (quinoa, amaranth, millet and kamut). gardein™ is easy to digest and free of cholesterol, and trans fats. the majority of gardein™ foods are a good source of fiber and low fat too. gardein™ is also animal and dairy free. www.gardein.com

Genesis Juices are made by people who believe in the power of Mother Nature. Unlike most juices that are flash-pasteurized or boiled at 160°, Genesis uses a high-pressure, non-thermal process that maintains the freshness, flavor and nutritional integrity of every organic fruit and vegetable that goes into each great-teasing juice. www.genesisorganicjuice.com

Green Wok: A family operated all vegetarian, vegan friendly, Chinese restaurant. We serve classic Chinese restaurant dishes without the meat products. Veggie chicken, beef, pork, fish and shrimp made of soy proteins, gluten, and vegetables. Lunch buffet Monday-Friday from 11:00am-2:30pm. Also during lunch hours, seven days a week, menu entrees are $2.00 off. Located at 11137 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland 97219.

Grow Your Family Healthy: Your health need not pay the price for your indulgence any longer! Ice La Creme is the only healthy alternative to ice cream with true, rich and creamy flavors and is free of soy, dairy, sugar, cholesterol & gluten. It is vegan, kosher and non-GMO with no hydrogenated oils or trans fats and less than 3 grams of saturated fat from Almonds and Rice per serving...truly "Heaven Sent." We can't wait for you to try it! www.growyourfamilyhealthy.com

HELD Vegan Belts are the strongest belts in the world! Zero Carbon Footprint small local business. Clean, natural rubber, no petrol! All recycled unused industrial waste material. Now leather belts are fake and Vegan belts are REAL! The end of leather is here. http://HELDVeganBelts.com

Helen's Kitchen is dedicated to helping people to lead a healthy vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. Helen Moore our founder created our signature tofu GardenSteaks and used her recipes to feed her family and now to help feed yours. Today we have a variety of meat alternatives, entrees and burritos. www.thehelenskitchen.com

Herbivore Clothing has been putting the FU in tofu since 2002. We make shirts, hoodies, and more for people who like to wear their beliefs with style. Everything we sell is cruelty-free for the discriminating plant eater. The Herbivore Store stocks bags, wallets, belts, books and lots more vegan style in the Vegan Mini Mall in SE Portland. www.herbivoreclothing.com

Home Health Education Service: has been placing books in homes for the education of the family for over 50 years. We are most well known for the blue Bible Story books. We have vegetarian cookbooks, health books and books designed with the character lessons every parent wants to teach their children. Books for adults are included in our display too. www.hhesbiblestory.com/healthbooks.htm

Integrated Medicine Group is a multidisciplinary health care group practice based first on preservation of wellness and health and secondarily on treatment of illness. Fundamental to this approach to wellness are healthy diet and exercise patterns. IMG strongly supports a vegan lifestyle and daily exercise in moderation as fundamentals of health care. From this basis of personal responsibility for oneself, all things are possible through patient-physician interaction and cooperation. Owners Dr. Richard Heitsch M.D., Christy Heitsch and much of the staff are vegan and all supplements and health-related products offered at the clinic are strictly vegan. 15% discount on supplements for NW VEG members. www.integratedmedicinegroup.com

Jade Planet: At Jade Planet we strive to provide attractive, comfortable and useful footwear, bags and accessories while incorporating materials and processes of the highest environmental and social standards. We will maintain a triple bottom line philosophy that considers Profit, in addition to Planet and People when making our business decisions and planning our strategies. www.jadeplanet.net

Living Harvest Foods, headquartered in Portland, OR, is the global leader in hemp food products, including Tempt hemp milk, frozen dessert and protein powder. An early pioneer of industrial hemp farming and an active advocate of hemp legalization, Living Harvest is committed to bringing the goodness of hemp to everyone. Tempt products are available at over 4,000 leading natural foods and grocery stores nationwide. www.livingharvest.com

Lotus Foods is committed to the discovery and introduction of rare ancient and new organic grains. From region to region the unique soil, water, and growing conditions combine to produce rices that are healthier, more flavorful, colorful and aromatic. These world rices are grown organically on small family farms in limited quantity and treasured for their convenient cooking times and nutritional value. www.lotusfoods.com

Love at First Sit: We at Love at First Sit provide portable ergonomic back support systems designed to use your body to support itself. Our products are all manufactured to the highest standards both materially and ethically under fair trade conditions and a portion of our profits are donated to social, cultural, environmental, and humanitarian causes. For more info see us at: www.loveatfirstsit.com

Established in 1980, Lucky Foods, LLC started producing "cha gio," or "rolled filling." Cha gio is traditionally filled with seasoned meats or tofu and a variety of vegetables. Our rolls contain seasoned fresh cabbage, carrots, onions, green peas, tofu, and bean thread. Each is still delicately hand rolled and packaged. In 1990, Lucky Foods began specializing in vegetarian products. We focus on creating nutritious, all-natural foods. All our products contain no MSG, preservatives, additives, or artificial flavors, and are trans-fat free. www.luckyfood.com

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods is a Canadian based vertically integrated hemp food processor. Our products include kosher and certified organic shelled hemp seed (Hemp Hearts), hemp oil, hemp seed butter, hemp protein powders including the world's only water soluble hemp protein concentrate, Hemp Pro 70 and Hemp Bliss our non-dairy hemp milk. Hemp seed is an amazing source of Essential Fatty Acids (Omega 3 & Omega 6) and a great source of vegetarian protein. www.manitobaharvest.com

All ingredients in Marilyn's Nut Butters are organic, vegan, gluten-free, and peanut-free. Try Chipotle Chocolate Pecan Butter, or Pistachio Butter with Fennel. Recipes for all 7 varieties (made in Seattle) include breakfast, lunch, snack, appetizer, dinner, and dessert dishes! Free samples, recipes and serving suggestions will be available. www.marilynsnutbutters.com

Master Peace Hemp specializes in hemp, bamboo, soy and organic cotton clothing for women and men; also shoes and other products for the body and home. All are fair trade, sustainable and cruelty free. 3623 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland. Call 503-493-2366 for store hours. www.masterpeacehemp.com

Mom's Vegan Kitchen is dedicated to providing vegans delicious, soul-satisfying comfort food that is egg-free, dairy-free and naturally delicious! Enjoy quick, easy French toast, pancakes and waffles with our all-natural, non-GMO mixes. www.momsvegankitchen.com

The Naughty Vegan: Jeff Rogers, Author of "Vice Cream," and CEO of SoyStache.com, will be selling his book, as well as his line of vegetarian, raw food, philosophical, and animal rights buttons. He has about 250 designs, including many silly buttons to help put a smile on your face! He will also have glass drinking straws available. www.thenaughtyvegan.com

The New Leaf was started as a project to bring healthy, organic, local, raw-vegan & fresh food to the streets of Portland, happily landing in Farmer's Markets throughout the Portland area. The New Leaf currently offers a Weekly Food Service, Catering, Classes, and Delicious Treats to be found in Portland Retail Locations. Find us at www.newleafpdx.blogspot.com

New Moon Massage Therapy with Jen Fichter, LMT, uses vegan oils and other vegan-friendly products and equipment. Massage is essential to your health, your posture, your mood and your well being. With massage you can reduce pain, decrease tension and stress, increase range of motion, increase circulation and much more! 10% discount for NW VEG members. Contact newmoonmassage@yahoo.com or (503) 752-8340.

New World Veg: Finally! Now you can find vegetarian and vegan chiropractors, doctors, lawyers (everyone, actually) in Portland (and beyond)! Want discounts on great vegetarian and vegan products, services, and restaurants? Enjoy watching inspiring raw or vegan cooking classes? Excitement galore at www.NewWorldVeg.com, launching this Fall from beautiful Portland! Come meet us!

Northwest Natural Medicine is a primary care family health clinic located in Milwaukie, Oregon. The focus of our clinic is to provide quality health care to women, men and children using individualized holistic medicine. Our clinic provides a safe and welcoming environment to serve you, your family, and friends. We are a socially responsible business working to create a better and more sustainable health care system. We look forward to working with you. www.nwnaturalmedicine.com

Numi Organic Tea is a leading purveyor of premium-quality Organic and Fair Trade Certified teas and herbs. Numi Organic products contain 100 percent real ingredients for a pure taste, without oils or flavorings. Numi is a leader in sustainability, producing a healthy product that benefits people and the planet. www.numitea.com

Organic Valley is a farmer-owned cooperative representing 1,600+ organic farmers in 33 states and Canada. Focused on its founding mission of saving family farms through organic farming, the co-op produces over 200 organic dairy, egg, produce and juice products sold nationwide. www.organicvalley.coop

Organics To You delivers fresh, local, farm direct produce, along with other grocery items, directly to your home or office on a flexible weekly, or every other week schedule. We cover the whole Portland area from Gresham to Hillsboro, Vancouver to West Linn. We also can offer outlying area service under certain circumstances, with a one-point drop off. Call for details: 503-236-6496. www.organicstoyou.org

The One Stop Sustainability Shop sells items that are non-toxic, made of sustainable materials, fair-trade and as locally as possible for affordable prices. The mission of the One Stop Sustainability Shop is to help people meet their consumer needs while changing their lifestyle to one of greater sustainability. We deal only with manufacturers who are environmentally and socially responsible. www.sustainabilitypdx.com

Pacific Natural Foods offers natural and organic products made with fresh, wholesome, and all natural ingredients that are certified to the source; ensuring that all ingredients meet the highest standards for safety, health, and quality. Experience the Delicious Taste of Nature with our broths, soups, non-dairy beverages, and iced teas. www.pacificfoods.com

Papa G's Vegan Organic's is a diverse All Organic All Vegan Company offering some of the best tasting all organic vegan food on the market today! We have an all organic vegan deli, a packaged ready to eat product line sold in stores, and an all organic catering company. Our deli offers an ever changing variety of vegan options. It is called Papa G's Vegan Organic Deli, located at 2314 SE Division St. in Portland, Oregon. We offer All Organic hot plates and bowls, All Organic salad bar, All Organic sandwich line, raw options, and All Organic soup bar. We pride ourselves in offering great tasting healthy food, Fast! Our packaged prepared foods are available all over town and throughout the Pacific Northwest. We offer all kinds of ready to eat wholesale food for restaurants, bars, schools, hospitals, or any other institution wanting to offer healthy, gluten free, vegan, organic options to their clientèle! We offer full catering services. Give us a call and let us customize a menu for your next event, party, or wedding. We are the most sustainable caterer around! We are more than happy to sit down with you and create a menu that works for both your event and your budget. www.papagees.com

Portland General Electric's renewable power program is the #1 renewable power program in America. You have the power to choose clean renewable energy, please see our booth or visit: www.GreenPowerOregon.com

Portobello Vegan Trattoria, opened by Aaron Adams and Dinae Horne in January 2009, is a celebration of the best of Northwest food, wine and beer, inspired by the great cuisines of Italy, Spain, and France. The menu is an ever-changing roster of Chef Aaron Adams' creations, incorporating the best and freshest organic, local produce, with fine olive oils, artisan vegan cheeses and charcuterie, locally made pickled vegetables and the finest breads in Southeast Portland. www.portobellopdx.com/wordpress

Prasad is an offering of sustainable, organic cuisine to nourish and heal the mind, body and soul. At our cafe in NW Portland (within Yoga Pearl) we serve an array of fresh and healthy smoothies, juices, wheatgrass, salads, soups, wraps and bowls. The menu is primarily gluten-free with some raw options as well, with a focus on healthy food that will leave the customer full of energy and feeling amazing throughout their day. www.prasadcuisine.com

ProBar creates delicious, convenient, healthy plant based food products. We strive to become the leading provider of REAL FOOD choices while maintaining our commitment to quality, sustainability, and fantastic taste. www.theprobar.com

Pulmuone Wildwood is a company with love for humans and nature. Our vision is a lifestyle sought by consumers concerned about their health and sustainability of the global environment. A strict set of LOHAS values are applied to the process from selection of ingredients to production and distribution of Wildwood products. www.pulmuonewildwood.com

The Red & Black Cafe is a collectively managed, worker-owned cooperative that is also a 100% vegan restaurant. We serve organic, fair trade coffee and teas, local beer and use locally sourced organic ingredients whenever possible. Probably most famous for our Black Dragon Noodles, we also serve an array of sandwiches, salads, soup and chili and have an assortment of wheat-free and soy-free options. In addition to serving food and drink, we also use our space to act in solidarity with social and political movements that reflect our values. Stop in at 400 SE 12th Ave. We're conveniently located on the other side of the block from the vegan mini mall. www.redandblackcafe.com

The ReDirect Guide: Portland/Vancouver Region's Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyle Guide and Business Directory. ReDirect your everyday purchases to the businesses found in this FREE guide distributed at many locations throughout the metro area, and you'll know that you're helping to build sustainable and healthy communities, locally and worldwide. www.redirectguide.com/pdx

Saladmaster & Hip Cooking: HOW you prepare the foods you eat can be just as important to your health as WHAT you eat... Proper cookware is vital in maintaining the essential natural nutrients in food throughout the cooking process. Paying for organic produce? Get what you pay for. Our custom health dinner will show you how to save 93% nutrition while eliminating unwanted fats and metal byproducts (chemical reactions with metals). Ensure the food being served to your family is safe and full of antioxidants and nutritional compounds important for building strong immune systems and maximum health. Saladmasters 316Ti Titanium - the Nutritional Way to Cook. kim.thibodeau@yahoo.com www.saladmaster.info/saladmaster9.html

Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant: When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to check out Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant. The restaurant is located in one of the area's most pleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine. The menu at Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant features a wide array of great selections, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant has established itself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit. Please stop in soon!

Sequel Naturals is a young, rapidly growing and progressive manufacturer of premium natural health products and nutritional supplements including the award-winning Vega brand of plant-based, whole food products. www.sequelnaturals.com

At Silver Hills Bakery we truly believe in giving our customers only the best organic, sprouted bread products possible - made from pure, simple, clean ingredients. We have teamed up with people who feel the same as we do about producing the very best organic, sprouted grain breads and doing everything we can to be as gentle on the planet as possible. We get our wheat from an organic farm that runs on wind energy, and we use only the finest grains, seeds and other pure ingredients, then package in bio-degradable bags. Silver Hills' products do NOT contain preservatives, oils, stabilizers, emulsifiers or anything that is genetically modified. All our breads are made with vegan ingredients and are Kosher certified. www.silverhillsbakery.com

Soyaworld is the North American Division of Sanitarium Health Food Company, an Australian-based not-for-profit manufacturer of nutritious food products sold internationally, representing over $500 million in annual sales. Soyaworld is the second largest brand marketer of non-dairy beverages in North America and sources only Non-GMO North American Soybeans. Soyaworld brands So Good, So Nice, Ryza, Almond Fresh and Happy Planet are the No. 1 selling brands in Canada and are currently distributed in major health food chains in the West Coast of United States. www.soyaworld.com

Sunrise is a family owned company founded in 1956, and has become Canada's leading tofu manufacturer. Producing only the highest quality tofu products, all of our Sunrise products are vegan-friendly and all natural. Eat your way to a greener world! www.sunrise-soya.com

ThoraThinks Press proudly presents Garlic-Onion-Beet-Spinach-Mango-Carrot-Grapefruit Juice! This new, innovative children's book by Nathalie VanBalen raises questions about who we eat and how it feels to be food. When two enthusiastic Vikings decide to use snail shells as a nutritious supplement in juice, their mindful friend Thora challenges the Vikings to think about the effects of their actions. Smart, fresh, and very silly, Garlic-Onion-Beet-Spinach-Mango-Carrot-Grapefruit Juice is a perfect book for vegan and vegetarian families! www.thorathinks.com

Theo Chocolate is the only true bean to bar maker of organic, Fair Trade Certified chocolate in the United States. Theo is uniquely positioned in the marketplace as the only independently owned, socially and environmentally responsible true chocolate maker. Theo controls and executes the entire manufacturing process, from bean sourcing through to the final molding process, demonstrating their innovation, passion for chocolate and mission to serve consumers and the environment every step of the way. In choosing Theo, people make a healthier choice for both their bodies and the planet. Theo Chocolate is a privately held company headquartered in Seattle's Fremont District. Visitors are invited to attend a tour of the chocolate-making plant. www.theochocolate.com

Toby's Family Foods is all about the warm feeling you get from eating smart. It started 30 years ago when Toby came up with the tofu dips and spreads that you know and enjoy today. Toby's also makes award-winning salad dressings and Genesis Juices. Toby's & Genesis Juices are handcrafted in small batches in Springfield, Oregon. www.tobysfamilyfoods.com

Turtle Island Foods, since our founding in 1980, has provided delicious, nutritious vegan options for discerning eaters. Our products are made with organic soy and other high quality ingredients to let the natural flavors shine. In addition to our best-selling line of Tofurky brand gourmet meatless sausages and deli slices, we now offer the first frozen vegan pizza line that features meat analogs as part of the toppings. www.tofurky.com

Tofutown products are vegan and made with organic, non-GMO, hexane-free ingredients and local mineral water. We will be sampling Viana and Soyatoo! products. Viana meat alternatives include: Chickin Fillets, Chickin Nuggets, Cowgirl Veggie Steaks, Veggie Cevapcici, Veggie Döner Kebap, and Veggie Gyros. Soyatoo! products include: Soy Whip and Rice Whip. www.tofutown.com

Turtle Mountain, since 1987, has prided itself as the producer of the country's most popular brands of all natural, dairy-free frozen desserts under the Purely Decadent, So Delicious Dairy Free and It's Soy Delicious brands. In 2008 Turtle Mountain began the launch of products "Made with Coconut Milk." These include dairy-free, soy-free, coconut milk ice cream (pints, bars and sandwiches). These were followed by our refrigerated line of Coconut Milk Beverage (half gallons), Cultured Coconut Milk Beverage (quarts), Cultured Coconut Milk Yogurt, and Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer (16 oz size). www.turtlemountain.com

Ultima Replenisher is a natural Sports Drink with zero sugar. It contains a balance of all eight essential electrolytes, tastes great and uses no artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners and is 100% non-GMO and vegan. Ultima is great for kids (even babies), people with GI conditions or diabetes, seniors, athletes, dieters... Everyone! www.ultimareplenisher.com

V-dog Food is a vegan dog food, with all of the essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals that dogs need to thrive. It has 20% guaranteed protein. It is the original vegetarian dog food from England, and now manufactured in the USA, with only USA ingredients. We manufacture in small batches, ensuring a fresh product. We sell at Food Fight on Stark St. in Portland. www.v-dogfood.com

Vancouver Spinal Care specializes in a unique procedure that realigns the body with no popping or twisting and gets tremendous results with neck pain, back pain, sciatica and headaches, but also more unusual conditions such as Trigeminal Neuralgia, Seizures, Allergies, Eczema, and Digestive Trouble just to name a few. Come check us out and see if we can help you! www.vancouverspinalcare.com

Veg Food & Fit is dedicated to inspiring people to live healthier lives through increased participation in physical activity and the creation of delicious, whole foods, plant-based meals. Wendy Gabbe Day, founder of Veg Food & Fit, will be signing copies of Scatter Vegan Sweets, her first cookbook due out Sept. 2010. Check out more recipes: www.vegfoodandfit.com

VegNews Magazine, the premier vegetarian lifestyle magazine, serves up the latest in news, health information, tantalizing recipes, global events, the best new veg products, must-read books, and so much more to this growing segment. VegNews readers are living the vegetarian lifestyle and want more than just recipes. Named one of the "Best 50 Magazines" by the Chicago Tribune and the country's "Best Lifestyle Magazine" in 2008, 2009, and 2010, VegNews is read by more than 195,000 people in 38 countries. In addition to its flagship publication, the vegetarian media company also produces the award-winning VegNews.com along with a collection of popular e-newsletters, blogs, and events. www.vegnews.com

Vege Thai is once again proud to be a part of VegFest. After seven years on Hawthorne Boulevard in Portland, VegeThai has become a mainstay and popular part of the local vegetarian community. VegeThai owner Pete Prasarttongosoth has endeavored for years to create an all vegetarian menu that maintains the integrity of the traditional dishes of the Thai culture. Stop by their booth and try a plate of their popular Pad Thai noodle dish, or Vegetarian Salad Rolls with their own special recipe peanut sauce. If you need a great thirst quencher try a glass of traditional Vegetarian Thai Ice Tea. www.vegethai.com

Vitality Herbs & Clay is an Oregon-based provider of Nature’s best mineral and nutritional products. Our herbal and mineral formulas are made of pure, whole earthen resources that will detoxify, nourish and build the body to promote physical vitality, and overall good health. Molly Moore is our local Portland-based distributor and will guide you through a custom protocol to assist you with your specific health needs. Find out more at www.vitalityherbsandclay.com

Since 1999, Vita Café has been serving the community with wholesome meals at a fair price. Our restaurant serves primarily vegetarian and vegan fare as well as free range, all natural, hormone free meats and eggs. We choose to use local and organic products as much as possible and strive to reduce our overall impact on the environment by focusing on using sustainable business practices. www.vita-cafe.com

Wayfare is the non-dairy foods company which makes We Can't Say It's Cheese and We Can't Say It's Sour Cream without using common ingredient allergens such as wheat and soy. You can follow us on Facebook or Twitter to get the latest information about new non-dairy products. We invite you to email us at info@wayfarefoods.com and visit our website at www.wayfarefoods.com

Wilderness Poets makes hand-crafted Hempspread, Raw Nut Butters, and Wild Mixes. We strive to inspire mindfulness and good health through, energizing, life giving foods. We believe that sharing delicious, wholesome foods, grown on small organic family farms, can help heal people, our communities, and planet. www.wildernesspoets.com

Xocai the Healthy Chocolate is dedicated to preserving the natural nutrition and antioxidant abundance of the raw cacao bean. It is the only "cold-pressed" all-natural chocolate. Made from a proprietary formula of cacao, acai berry and other natural ingredients, it is a high-potency dietary supplement that is easily confused with candy. No additives, No preservatives, Diabetic friendly, Kosher and fairly traded. www.mxicorp.com

The Yummy Tummy Oasis, is Portland's only raw, vegan cafe which offers an array of healthy treats, that tickle your taste buds, nourish, and revitalize your body. The next time you're hungry, drop in and feed your body a yummy meal of living foods, full of vital nutrients that will fuel you for the day. YummyTummyOasis.com and CellRejuvenationCenter.com

Zipcar is the world's largest car-sharing organization. There are over 200 Zipcars in Portland, available to members by the hour or by the day. Gas, insurance and maintenance are always included. To become a member, join at www.zipcar.com

Non-Profit Exhibitors


Action for Animals is an animal rights organization that promotes veganism and strives to end animal exploitation through educational outreach, demonstrations, and media involvement. AFA distributes information locally in the Northwest, at events throughout the country, on music tours, through sending out vegan starter packs, and by networking with activists internationally. www.actionforanimals.com

Adventist Medical Center health facilities have promoted the incredible power of natural health principles in preventing and even treating disease since the mid-1860's. Today, Adventist Medical Center merges that belief with a state-of-the-art, 302-bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services. www.adventisthealthnw.com

In Defense Of Animals is an international non-profit organization dedicated to ending the exploitation and abuse of animals by defending their rights, welfare, and habitat. IDA's efforts include educational outreach, cruelty investigations, boycotts, grassroots activism, and hands-on rescue. For more information on IDA visit www.idausa.org

The Let Live Foundation is a non-profit organization based out of Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to inspire activism for animals through community based events that are both inclusive and inspiring. Current efforts include the Let Live Activism Series (monthly) and the annual Let Live NW Animal Rights Conference. www.letlivefoundation.org

National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America. Our exceptional graduate programs in naturopathic medicine and classical Chinese medicine blend ancient healing wisdom with modern science in challenging curricula. NCNM's natural medicine clinics and Helfgott Research Institute are also central to the student experience. The college is located in Portland, Oregon, a haven for those seeking well-being, community, culture and natural beauty - an ideal place to study natural medicine. www.ncnm.edu

New Day Ananda Marga School is a Neo-Humanist preschool and Kindergarten located in SE Portland since 1979. We offer a full day Vegan program based on Neo-Humanist Education with varying schedule options, operate on sliding scale, and promote community involvement with parents through a parent work program. Neohumanist Education is firmly rooted in the philosophy and principles of Neohumanism, which stands for "the practice of love for all creation including plants, animals, and the inanimate world" as propounded by the founder of Ananda Marga - Shrii P.R. Sarkar. Our curriculum is built on the foundational practices of Neo-Humanism, which promotes the ideals of inner exploration, courage, service, compassion towards all, ethical values and sustainable practices. For more information please visit: www.newdayschool.org and www.gurukul.edu

Oregon Kosher is a non-profit Kosher-certifying agency, established in 1997 to serve the kosher needs of consumers and manufacturers in the Pacific Northwest. We service clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. For more information about kosher certification please call 503-343-3497 or visit us at www.oregonkosher.org

Oregon Spay Neuter Fund celebrates its 27th anniversary in 2010! OSNF is Metro Portland's oldest spay/neuter referral service. We distribute coupons for discounted s/n. OSNF seeks to remove all barriers preventing s/n. We address access to transportation, carrier distribution and correct misinformation and cultural myths that stop people from altering companion animals. www.oregonspayneuter.org

Out To Pasture Animal Sanctuary is a nonprofit sanctuary located in Estacada, Oregon, and dedicated to sheltering abused or neglected animals. We care for many animals including large farm animals, pigs, rabbits and feral cats. Animals value their lives as much as we value our own and deserve to live free of exploitation and cruelty. www.outtopasturesanctuary.org

PETA, the largest animal rights organization in the world, focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: on factory farms, in laboratories, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry. The organization also works on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of beavers, birds and other "pests," and the abuse of backyard dogs. PETA works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns. www.peta.org

Rabbit Advocates is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whole volunteers specialize in educating the public about the care of domestic rabbits. We operate an education and adoption website and help line. We hold rabbit adoption outreach events and monthly meetings. 503-617-1625. www.rabbitadvocates.org

Rachel's Friends Breast Cancer Coalition is an Oregon advocacy organization dedicated to lowering the incidence of breast and other cancers by reducing our exposure to environmental carcinogens. We do this through education, legislative action, and organizing for change on behalf of Oregonians. www.rachelsfriends.org

Save the Chimps is the world's largest sanctuary for chimpanzees and our mission is to provide permanent sanctuary and lifelong care for chimpanzees who have been rescued from biomedical research laboratories, entertainment and the pet trade. www.savethechimps.org

Supreme Master Ching Hai: With chapters in over 70 countries, our international nonprofit organization in Oregon wholeheartedly supports a global movement for a Vegan world. The Supreme Master Ching Hai, a 3-time invited lecturer by the UN, revered spiritual leader and humanitarian is pioneering the "Be Veg, Go Green!" campaign by offering scientifically based solutions to help save our planet from the impact of climate change. www.suprememastertv.com

Vegan Iron Chef celebrates creative culinary achievements, unites the ever-expanding vegan community, and encourages and supports regional Vegan Iron Chef competitions across the globe. We are a Portland-based nonprofit network utilizing an arts-entertainment platform to bring awareness and respect to the vegan lifestyle and cruelty-free cuisine. Learn more at www.VeganIronChef.org.

Product Donors


BumbleBars are handcrafted, certified organic, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and ethically sourced sesame energy bars. We are a small (12 employees), family owned company in the Pacific Northwest since 1995. www.bumblebar.com

Eden Foods is a family owned natural food company since 1968 offering authentically organic family farm grown food. Each Eden food is prepared as if for our children, with no irradiation, no preservatives, no chemical additives, no food colorings, no refined sugars, and no genetically engineered ingredients. Welcome us to your table. www.edenfoods.com

Guiltless Gourmet has always been dedicated to one mission: providing everyone with the best-tasting highest quality Better-For-You snacks and foods around. We continue striving to provide you with truly outstanding products without having to sacrifice taste. www.guiltlessgourmet.com

Lärabar is a delicious blend of unsweetened fruits, nuts and spices - energy in its purest form. 2-6 ingredients, 1 serving of fruit, no added sugar, unprocessed raw, gluten, soy and dairy free, vegan and kosher. www.larabar.com

Organically Grown Company is the largest wholesaler of organic produce in the Pacific Northwest with Eugene and Portland, OR and Kent, WA locations. We are a proud supporter of regional organic farmers. We're not your typical produce supplier. Our passion for organic fruits and vegetables drives us to provide our customers with the freshest and most delicious, organic produce on the market. www.organicgrown.com