Head down to Calgary VegFest this Saturday for a chance to enjoy an epic one-day festival filled with food trucks, music, a marketplace with over 80 vendors, kids activity games, a chill zone for pet dogs, interactive game activities, a beer garden with local musicians which is family friendly, art installations, and well-known industry speakers talking about a range of topics and social issues which has to do with the way food is produced and consumed.
Festival speakers include Camille Labchuk, one of Canada’s biggest animal rights lawyer who is will be talking about ethics and animal rights. Dr. Pamela Fergusson, a registered dietician with over 15 years of experience and she would be talking about health, wellness, and nutrition. Dominick Thompson, a leading name in plant and vegan communities, will be addressing the specialized subject of fitness and masculinity.
Mexie, a popular YouTuber whose channel is about issues concerning social/environmental/economic justice and veganism will also be at the Vegfest talking about environmental issues. In addition, Lauren Ornelas, the founder of Food Empowerment Project which is a program that helps to create a more sustainable world, will discuss the topic of food justice.
This event brings the community together by educating the public about veganism and supporting local businesses. VegFest Calgary is a free all day long outdoor festival in which anyone can attend to enjoy an immersive vegan experience and much more.
Attendance is free, however, a voluntary donation is always gratefully welcome. Vegfest takes place on Saturday, June 15th, from 12-8pm at the Shaw Millennium Park.
- By Mariam Taiwo