Texas Veggie Fair: Eat Your Veggies & Drink Craft Brew with Erykah Badu This Sunday Oct. 20th

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Vegans and vegetarians,  as well as carnivores, will gather this upcoming Sunday, October 20th,  from 11am to 6pm in Reverchon Park for the 4th Annual Texas Veggie Fair to celebrate all things plant-based, eco and compassion for animals.  Among other speakers, Grammy-Award winner Erykah Badu will be the keynote.

A practicing vegan herself, Badu will close out the performance stage sharing notes from her journey towards a vegan lifestyle then perform a DJ set.

Veg Heads don't have a problem with liquid bread and barley. According to the news release, they will have a beer garden this year. Texas Veggie Fair 2013This  beer garden will operated by Trinity Hall, a popular Irish pub at Mockingbird Station, and will offer an array of local craft brews.

The fair will be held in Reverchon Park, a 46-acre facility in the Oak Lawn area of Dallas, at the corner of Maple Avenue and Turtle Creek Boulevard that’s accessible by car, bus, DART, and bicycle.

Other highlights include speakers such as animal rights activist Carol Adams, author of the ground-breaking 1990 book The Sexual Politics of Meat; and popular plant-based personality Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram, founder of FullyRaw.com. Kristina also runs the largest raw, organic produce co-operative in the U.S.

The fair will have an expanded kids’ area, a new green program overseen by Dallas-based Recycle Revolution, and lots of vegan vendors, including iconic restaurants such as Spiral Diner and local food trucks such as Good Karma Kitchen.

Texas Veggie Fair Speakers

CHAD BYERS
Vegan Bodybuilder + Fitness Model
Beyond Fit

KRISTINA CARRILLO-BUCARAM
Raw Food Movement Pioneer
Fully Raw Kristina

SARAH VON ALT
Western Outreach Coordinator
Mercy for Animals

CAROL J ADAMS
Writer
caroljadams.com

DAVID LOWERY
Filmmaker, Marathon Runner, Vegan
Road Dog Productions

NICK COONEY
Author, Compassionate Communities Manager
at Farm Sanctuary

Restaurants at at the Texas Veggie Fair

Banyan Foods
Be Raw Food and Juice
Capital City Bakery
Cedars Mediterranean
Chicago Vegan Foods
Denton Juice Co.
Denton Vegan Cooperative
Fluff Pop
Gepetto's Pizza
Good Karma Kitchen
Green Grocer
Greenling
Hacienda on Henderson
Happy Family Brands
Holy Kombucha
Kalachandji's Restaurant & Palace
Nammi Truck
Natural Epicurean Academy
Rabbit Food Grocery
Reverie Bakeshop
Sadie B Caterers
Scorpion Gourmet Hot Sauce
Sophie's Kitchen
The Jamaican Pot
Tough Cookie Bakery
Trinity Hall
Upton's Naturals
Urban Acres
Vegan Cuts
Veggie Garden

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8 Responses to “Texas Veggie Fair: Eat Your Veggies & Drink Craft Brew with Erykah Badu This Sunday Oct. 20th”

  1. Tasty Bite and Whole Foods will also have booths offering food at the event! Also... bring your dogs!

  2. What a great looking event. I'm always looking for dog friendly weekend activities.

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  5. A practicing vegan herself, Badu will close out the performance stage sharing notes from her journey towards a vegan lifestyle then perform a DJ set.

  6. I am a vegetarian, and I would love joining Texas veggie fair in the coming days.

  7. Tasty Bite and Whole Foods will also have booths offering food at the event! Also... bring your dogs!

  8. Hi,thanks

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