Ryerson VegFest – March 12th 2015 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Ryerson Students Launch Biggest VegFest In University’s History

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RYERSON UNIVERSITY, TORONTO – The Vegetarian Education Student Group at Ryerson is proud to launch an exciting new project – the Ryerson Winter VegFest. This festival is presented with support by LUSH Cosmetics will feature over 30 vendors which include a host of local companies, established businesses and emerging brands, as well as community organizations, cruelty-free beauty lines and mouth-watering food samples! The delicious food offerings will cater to many dietary needs; including Kosher, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Vegan, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Cholesterol-Free and Diabetic-Friendly options.

Where: Ryerson University Campus, PODIUM Building – Room 252 (2nd floor between the Library building and Jorgenson Hall building) 350 Victoria Street, Toronto.

When: March 12th 2015 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

This year’s event is in support of The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (APFA), an organization that provides practical and hands-on solutions for communities to coexist with wildlife. APFA made headlines earlier this year when it launched the #MakeFurHistory campaign in association with LUSH Cosmetics and the Montreal SPCA.

Ryerson Winter VegFest anticipates over 3,000 in attendance and hopes to inspire many to flirt with trying a vegan lifestyle, which benefits animals, the planet and our health! “It has never been easier to celebrate a cruelty-free lifestyle and our hope is that this festival will provide the community with an opportunity to try the many delicious plant-based foods, natural and cruelty- free cosmetics available in our city and to support a great cause,” said festival organizer Oren Epstein.

“Leave your wallets at home, as everything is free at Ryerson Winter VegFest. There will
be many complimentary samples of food including: chocolate, cookies, cupcakes, cheese, drinks and more. There will also be an extensive selection of high quality, all-natural health and beauty products” Epstein states. Along with free samples, the first 500 guests will receive complimentary gift bags valued at over $10 each.

For more information please visit www.RyersonVeg.com and www.MakeFurHistory.com

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