A brand new occasion highlighting vegan meals, products, and extra is coming to East Level. The Indie Green Vegan Festival is billed as a day permitting guests and residents to search out details about trendy and considerate existence, in addition, to uncover various vegan and vegetarian delicacies whereas procuring with native artisans. The festival will function talks, workshops, a youngster’s activity zone, and a big exhibition of cruelty-free and vegan merchandise. Distributors will embody plant-primarily based and vegan-friendly restaurants to convey scrumptious meals to the occasion.
The primary Indie Green Vegan Festival was held in Duluth and most lately in Norcross. Creator and organizer Douglas Y stated the thought for the pageant took place as a solution to embody extra individuals and to unfold consciousness about plant-based existence. “After realizing that each one the vegan festivals in Georgia had been pay-at-the-door occasions, we figured we wish everybody to have extra entry to have the ability to see and expertise the fantastic thing about going plant-based, living sustainable and supporting native companies,” he mentioned.
Attendees on the East Point festival can count on one of the best of vegan firms, cooks and meals bloggers in addition to native performers, artwork, all kinds of meals and Georgia’s first and solely plant-based burger competitors.
Y mentioned he’s comfortable to convey the competition to East Point for the primary time and hopes the occasion can have a constructive effect. “We wish to assist enhance the town’s economic system and foster neighborhood satisfaction, whereas giving individuals a healthier selection of consuming and buying choices. The group will profit from the Indie Green Festival by coming collectively and celebrating whereas studying,” he mentioned.
The pageant, which will likely be held on September 14, will probably be situated on the Downtown Commons space at 2757 East Point Street. The festival will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the plant-based burger competitors beginning at 3 p.m.