Washington, DC

From a press release:

Who:   Compassion Over Killing presents DC VegFest

The event will feature renowned speakers, including:

  • US Congressman Jamie Raskin, Representative from Maryland’s 8th District
  • David Carter, former NFL player and “The 300 Pound Vegan”
  • Miyoko Schinner, CEO of Miyoko’s Kitchen, author “Artisan Vegan Cheese”
  • Grey, vegan rapper
  • Doron Petersan, owner of DC’s Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats and FareWell
  • Dr. Ruby Lathon, holistic nutritionist
  • Eddie Garza, author, “¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook”
  • Kathy Stevens, Founder Catskill Animal Sanctuary

What:   The free event offers:

  • Complimentary samples of vegan cuisine
  • Live Music
  • Busboys & Poets Beer Garden
  • Humane Rescue Alliance Barking Lot
  • Kids’ Zone
  • Inspirational Speakers & Cooking Demonstrations


Saturday, September 2nd

11AM to 6PM


Outdoors at Yards Park, DC

(Intersection of N St. SE and First St. SE)

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: @DCVegFest  (#DCVegFest2017)



Why:   DC VegFest is a fun, free, and flavorful way to discover the many benefits of choosing

plant-based foods for our health, the planet, and animals.”


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