Vegfest will be fabulous!

Parma etc busy scene - low resVegfest, the largest vegetarian food festival in the country, will be held on March 30th & 31st at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall on Mercer Street. We’ll have over 500 different kinds of food to try. Don’t have breakfast before you come!

Look for some new companies at Vegfest this year as well as some old favorites. Just some of the new products this year include Forager, Good Planet Foods, Casabi, Auntie Saros, Cinnaholic, Enjoy Life Foods, Red Plate, Pan’s Mushroom Jerky, Khalsa Salsa and even a little Black Magic, and too many more to list! Oh, and let’s not forget Zazubean chocolate! You’ll also find favorite brands like Field Roast, Daiya, Quorn, Litelife, Good Karma, Starlite and way more.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs always, we’ll have exciting cookbook authors flying in from around the country to present cooking demonstrations. Chef Ramses Bravo will be demonstrating how a healthy vegetarian food can also be quick and easy to make with recipes from his latest book Bravo ExpressChef Michelle Schwegmann show you the delicious way to save the animals with recipes from her book Eat Like You Give a Damn. Compassion never tasted so good!

Chef Ellen Jaffe Jones, always a popular chef at Vegfest, will be showing how even if you’re just cooking for one, you can easily make delicious plant-based meals, with recipes from her latest book Vegan for One. A thrifty vegan herself, she’s also the author of Eat Vegan on $4 a Day. Get some tips on how to save money.  Rounding out our chef program will be Young Rhees, head chef at BopBox restaurant, showing us how to cook Modern Korean Cuisine, and the ever-popular Indian chef, Archana Verma.

Of course, we’ll have a wide variety of doctors including internists, cardiologists, oncologists and even an OB/GYN  who will give talks about how a plant-based diet helps prevent and treat a wide variety of diseases. Our doctors know nutrition and love to answer questions!

Don’t miss this year’s Vegfest, March 30 & 31 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall on Mercer Street. Admission is only $12 and kids 12 and under given free. Tickets are available at the door. See SeattleVegfest.org for more information.