DC Vegfest: A Vegetarian Festival Comes to the Capitol on September 12th

August 26, 2009 By: Megabeth Category: Uncategorized Print This Post Print This Post

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Edited to add: DC VegFest was a success – read more about my experience here.

I now know what I’m doing on September 12th! I’m hoping on my bike and heading over to George Washington University for DC VegFest.

WHERE: University Yard at 2000 blk H St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20052
WHEN:
Saturday, September 12, 2009 – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
ORGANIZED BY:
Compassion Over Killing and the Vegetarian Society of D.C.

There’s going to be food, exhibitors, educational opportunities and more. In addition to several cooking demos, scheduled speakers include:

  • Kenneth Williams, In Defense of Animals – “How I Became a Vegan Bodybuilder”
  • Dr. Michael Greger, Humane Society of the United States – “The Latest in Nutrition”
  • Tracye McQuirter, By Any Greens Necessary
  • Rory Freedman, Skinny Bitch
  • Senator Jamie Raskin, Marlyand

More information about this great event can be found on the DC VegFest website.

2 Comments to “DC Vegfest: A Vegetarian Festival Comes to the Capitol on September 12th”


  1. DAWN HOWARD says:

    I would love vendor information about next year’s event! I sell Beijo designer handbags made of corfram, which is the same material as tuxedo shoes and military boots! These fashion forward handbags are an alternative to leather and affordable priced at $35-$100 each! Each year, I participate at the Richmond and Charlottesville Vegan Festivals and my product is a crowd favorite! Many thanks for the consideration Dawn Howard

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  2. Hi Dawn – check out the DC VegFest website (http://dcvegfest.com/) for contact information. I’m sure they’ll be updating with 2010 information for vendors. In the meantime, feel free to post a link to your site here…I’d love to see what you have to offer.

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