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New York City Plays Host to 3rd Annual Vegan Festival

The all-vegan event to feature renowned speakers, chefs, fitness camps, and a marketplace.

On August 9 and 10, New York City plays host to the all-vegan festival, The Seed. Attendees will be able enjoy food from New York’s top vegan restaurants, take cooking classes with renowned chefs, hear from prominent speakers and athletes, participate in fitness classes, and shop at a cruelty-free marketplace. Held at 82Mercer in SOHO, speakers include author Will Tuttle, ultramarathoner Scott Jurek, Farm Sanctuary co-founder Gene Baur, pastry chef Fran Costigan, and Vegan Iron Chef winner Jay Astafa. A VIP reception benefitting Farm Sanctuary will be held Saturday night with cocktails, presenters, and a charity auction.

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Dairy-Free Market to Reach $35 Billion by 2024

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Oprah Urges Her 33 Million Followers to Go Meatless

After interviewing HSUS President Wayne Pacelle, Winfrey pledged to go meat-free on Mondays and asked her huge fanbase to do the same.
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France Bans Trade in Ivory Tusks and Rhino Horns

New prohibitions exceed European Union regulations and will better protect threatened elephants and rhinos.
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Vegan Square Sausage Sandwich Takes Café by Storm

Glasgow's Rose & Grant's can't keep up with the demand for new vegan menu item created by staff member.
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MooShoes to Open All-Vegan Grocery Store

Sister owners will be opening a plant-based market next door to their iconic NYC shoe store.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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