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Friday, September 28, 2012

This Year's World Veg Festival Hosts International Vegetarian Congress

Posted By on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 11:55 AM

click to enlarge World Veg Fest is a great place to stock up on vegetarian T-shirts. - TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer
  • World Veg Fest is a great place to stock up on vegetarian T-shirts.

World Veg Festival

Where: San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 Ninth Ave. (at Lincoln), 831-5500

When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: $10

The rundown: The annual World Veg Festival, hosted by the San Francisco Vegetarian Society, is always a good opportunity for grazing on new and novel vegan products, stocking up on the latest veg T-shirts and stickers (ranging from humorous to shock propaganda), and getting in some people-watching before spending the rest of the afternoon wandering Golden Gate Park.

See Also: World Veg Festival Report

This year, the event gets, um, beefier with the hosting of the 40th IVU International Vegetarian Congress. That means a longer schedule that includes the option to take in more speakers, workshops, and demos. There is also a vegan catered dinner each night at 6:45 p.m. for an additional cost of $26.

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