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You will notice a branding change for Kingston VegFest....
We are so pleased to announce our 2018 presenting Sponsor,
Copper Branch Kingston! 
Copper Branch is opening at 268 Princess St. in downtown Kingston this August and is a 100% Plant-based restaurant with so many delicious food and beverage options! We are looking forward to an amazing VegFest Oct 20 thanks to the generous support of Copper Branch! 
In the meantime, head on over to www.CopperBranch.ca to drool over their menu!
AUGUST 2018
Plant-Based Events in our Community #YGK


August 4 - Ontario Fermentation Festival in Picton
August 4 - Princess St. Promenade
August 6 - (and the first Monday of every month) Classy Canines Nail Trims benefiting Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre
August 6 - Copper Branch Opening! 
Aug 10 - Evolve Our Prison Farms Protest @ Collins Bay Institution on Prisoners’ Justice Day @ 5:00pm (see below)
August 10th and 11th Wolfe Island Music Festival ft. Knifey&Spooney
Aug 11&12 - Vegandale Food and Drink Festival (Toronto)
Aug 12 - Happy Tails Wellness Extravaganza 
Aug 15 - Whole-Food Plant-Based Group - Dinner at Copper Branch
Aug 19 - Kingston Women's Art Festival 
Aug 19 - Back to the Farm with the MacKinnon Brothers ft. Knifey&Spooney
Aug 19 - Monthly Market Tasting ft. Chef Cecile
@ Memorial Centre Market
Aug 23 - Night Market at the Memorial Centre
Aug 26 - Dog Days of Summer benefiting Sheba's Haven Rescue @Memorial Centre Market


 
Have a Veg-Friendly event you'd like to share for next month?               
Let us know! info@KingstonVegFest.ca 
Vendor Registration is still OPEN! We have had an amazing response so far and spots are going quickly....  don't delay, register to join us Oct. 20!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENTS! 

We are happy to Welcome back Profi Pro, Complete Plant-Based Protein Powder. Made in Canada PROFI products not only taste greatbut they are also non-GMO, dairy, soy, gluten & nut free! They are low in calories and each serving contains 20g of protein and all 9 essential amino acids that your body needs. A range of flavors - stop by their booth and find out how you can use their powder in so much more than smoothies.

Their first time at Kingston VegFest we are SO excited to welcome Ottawa-based Strawberry Blonde Bakery!  Strawberry Blonde Bakery's mission is to create a place where the growing number of people with food allergies can buy a treat and not have to worry about cross-contamination, while also not having to compromise on taste or aesthetics. Their goodies taste just as good (nay! better!) than their conventional counterparts. Stop by their booth to see what delicious treats they have for us Oct. 20.
Copper Branch Opens August 6th!!!!
Join us in welcoming this 100% Plant-Based Restaurant to Kingston 

It's Official!!!
Let's head out and show them how happy we are to have them in our city.
 
Find them at 268 Princess St.
in downtown Kingston

Copper Branch is famous for its amazing Plant-Based Bowls,
a large selection of Burgers and Sandwiches -
and comfort food favourites including Poutine and the most unreal Vegan-Wings we've ever tried! 
Delicious Breakfast items - Waffles, Avocado Toast,
Smoothie bowls and more...
Organic and Fair Trade Coffee,
Lattes (including Turmeric and Matcha) to get your day going. 
An amazing menu filled with delicious Plant-Based power food... We are so excited to welcome Copper Branch to Kingston!


 
Evolve Our Prison Farms 
Evolve Our Prison Farms continues to fight for justice. The government is establishing prison dairy operations in Kingston, with milk being sold as infant formula for China. A new petition has been launched, calling on the government to reverse this decision and to prevent the exploitation of prisoners and therapy animals. Sign the petition here: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-1774. A peaceful protest is being held outside Collins Bay Institution on Prisoners’ Justice Day on August 10 at 5:00 PM. All are welcome. Visit https://www.facebook.com/EvolveOurPrisonFarms/ for more information.
  www.evolveourprisonfarms.ca
EAT LOVER VEGAN FOOD

Did you know you can now get your Eat Lover fix in Kingston on
Saturday AND Sunday!?!  
Catch them on Saturday at the West End Market (Days Rd by the Curling Club) and Sundays at the Memorial Centre Market!
We will need a lot of volunteers this year!
Contact Volunteers@KingstonVegFest.ca if you are interested in helping us Oct.20th! 
Find out More!
Anonymous for the Voiceless has a Kingston Chapter!
Join their FB group to get involved in future demonstrations!
(click picture to be linked to their page)
Keeping Up With Chef Cecile - Cecile's Untamed Kitchen 

Come and meet Cecile for her "Tasting & Recipe Sharing" at
Memorial Centre Farmers Market
 on August 19th when she will feature the Buckwheat Crêpe with Ironwood Organics
More information

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary - Wellness Extravaganza 
Sunday August 12 11:00am - 4:00 pm

Head out to Happy Tails for a fun-filled day for a great cause! The second annual wellness event (last year called Yoga With Charlie)!
Offering yoga and other fitness options in the meadow with our animals, Reiki, belly dancers, live music, food, incredible vendors, animal communicator, haywagon rides, tours through the walking trails, a silent auction...and of course animals!

 This is shaping up to be an absolutely incredible day!  We will see you there, don't forget your (veg-friendly) donation for the foodbank. 
 
More information
Monthly Plant Based Lifestyle Support Group:
3rd Wednesday of every month.

***Special Event this Month***
Join us for a casual meet up at Copper Branch! 
Wednesday August 15, 2018 @ 6:00pm 

Come out and join like-minded people to share stories, recipes, tips and tricks and support one another to eat more plants and less animal products!

Wed, August 15 at 6:00pm the meeting will take place at Copper Branch (268  Princess St) for an informal meet-up to share a delicious plant-based meal!
 PlantBasedKingston@gmail.com
More Information
Where to Find Shiva's Delight in August

P.E.D.W.I  Art and Craft Show - Thursday August 2nd  9am till 7pm 
375 Main Street East, Picton Fair Grounds Picton Ontario

37th Annual Kingston Women's Art Festival - August 19th 10am till 5pm City Park Kingston Ontario

Memorial Centre Farmer's Night Market - Thursday August 23rd  5pm till 9:30pm

Memorial Centre Market - Shiva's will be choosing some select dates to be at the market and they will be listed a week before each day they plan to attend. 

 

 

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