Asheville’s VegFest

Asheville’s first VegFest will take place this Sunday to promote and celebrate vegetarian and vegan lifestyles.

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Asheville, NC, will host its first VegFest this Sunday starting at noon in Battery Park. Hosted by the Asheville Vegetarians group and Goat Mountain Sanctuary, the festival aims to educate attendees on cruelty-free lifestyles. Speeches will be made by a variety of speakers, including the president of Carolina Animal Action, Stewart David, nutrition advisor to the North American Vegetarian Society, Bob LeRoy, and the director of education for Caring Fields Animal Sanctuary, Susan Hargreaves. There will also be an array of vegetarian and vegan cuisine available, such as Indian street food, organic Asian food, veggie hot dogs, and more.

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