The first ever vegetarian festival in Redmond is coming to Downtown Park on June 22.
The event will run from noon to 8 p.m. and is organized by Seattle nonprofit Northwest Share, in partnership with the city of Redmond, under a sponsorship from the OneRedmond Foundation. The festival is free for the public and suitable for all ages.
The upcoming Veg Fest will showcase health, happiness, vegetarian, vegan,and raw food, Ayurveda, naturopathy, yoga, organic- and permaculture farming and ethical non-violent animal husbandry for a sustainable planet. According to a press release, the festival will bring together people working toward a sustainable lifestyle, featuring plant-based nutrition, dynamic speakers, Ayurvedic cooking demos, free samples, juice bar, veg/vegan/raw products, many interactive booths like make-your-own spice blends , aroma blends, tea blends, cookie decoration, healing blends and ready-to-eat and quick dry snacks made by vegetarian chefs.
There will be stage entertainment with international performing groups, Jazzercise, Zumba and more that the whole family can enjoy. This festival is kid friendly and family friendly, with animal petting, including cows. In addition, the release states that attendees can meet a variety of representatives from health food stores, Ayurvedic doctors, sports doctors and massage therapists. Guest speakers will deliver lectures on permaculture, horticulture, mound growing, farms and nurseries.
For more information, contact Harry Terhaninan at 425-499-6408 or see visit www.vegfestwa.com.