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Inspiring Compassion: The Plight of Farmed Animals in Canada
Join Anna Pippus of Mercy for Animals Canada to learn about who farmed animals are, how they are treated in Canada, why the law doesn’t really protect them, and what you can do to help. 
5:30pm | Studio Theatre

Easy Gourmet Raw Food Recipes Using Everyday Kitchen Equipment
Executive Vegan Chef Doug McNish, author of Eat Raw, Eat Well, demonstrates easy raw food recipes, speak on his personal experiences of what a vegan lifestyle means to him and how it has changed his life. Doug will be signing copies of his new book Eat Raw, Eat Well after his demo. 
6-7pm | Lakeside Terrance

Ken Whiteley
Performance by music folk legend Ken Whiteley and bassist Ben Whiteley
6pm | Redpath Stage

Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death Part 1 
Michael Greger, M.D., has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand new presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research presented in a special one-hour seminar. 
7-8pm | Studio Theatre

Beyond the Mainstream: Making Vegetarian Food Accessible to Everyone 
Join Wayne Roberts and other Toronto political food speakers for an engaging discussion about how food works in the city of Toronto and the world around us. 
8pm | Lakeside Terrace

28th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival



The largest of its kind in North America, the annual Vegetarian Food Festival gives you an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy a diverse cross-section of vegetarian cuisine. Discover new products and ideas from more than 100 exhibitors and enjoy a wide variety of presentations, cooking demos and music.

Whether you're looking for new ideas to add colour and variety to your meals or you're a "seasoned" vegetarian interested in expanding your knowledge of nutritious and ethical foods, this is the place for you.

For further information on the festival visit

Click HERE for Saturday's events.

Click HERE for Sunday's events.

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