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Events

Vegetarian Vision Expo

 

Vegetarian Vision celebrates its 25th anniversary with its convention, presented by New Life on Saturday and Sunday 9-10, September at New York City’s Penn Plaza Pavilion. 

Billed as a health, wellness  and  food expo, the event will convert the Penn Plaza Pavilion into an instant veg-friendly town. It will be a gathering of vegetarian, vegan, yoga, health and wellness experts and exhibitors.  As befitting this assemblage of presenters, the two days will be filled with lectures, cooking demos, and yoga and meditation classes. There also will be kid’s activities, a fashion show and a Mr. and Miss Vegetarian Beauty Pageant. One might say no crystal will be left unturned. [more]

World Coconut Day Lives

 A belated but sincere happy World Coconut Day (2 September) to every last man, woman, child and coconut on this planet.

Let’s keep the spirit of this day going all year round. Here are a few ways you can help.

1. For a change of taste, turn to COYO. The label calls it a “coconut yogurt alternative.”  We call it a smooth operator. [more]

 

Fancy Food Show 2015

The Summer 2015 Specialty Fancy Food Show took over New York’s Javits Center 30 June-2 July. It was a huge serving of aromas, texture, mouth feel and flavor.  According to show officials, more than 22,000 attendees traipsed past 2,600 specialty food companies from 50 countries, including Brooklyn.

It was a carnival of madness, surprise and delight. {more]

 

East Village Book Signing

Vegetarian Gazette's coverage of Amy Chaplin and Scott Chaskey  

It was Sunday in New York.

Spring, whose entrance was a well-kept secret, blossomed suddenly. . . It was Mother’s Day as well.

Angelica’s Kitchen, an East Village vegetarian outpost since 1976, added to the bouncy zeitgeist by hosting a mid-afternoon book-signing party for two of its friends — Amy Chaplin and Scott Chaskey. [more]