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Twin Cities Veg Fest/Their Lives Our Voices 2013

Twin Cities Veg Fest is for anyone and everyone – from omnivores to vegetarians and vegans! If you’ve ever thought about becoming vegetarian or are interested in reducing animal suffering, you’ll love Twin Cities Veg Fest.

Twin Cities Veg Fest is free to attend.

Learn where your food comes from, how to be a healthy vegetarian or vegan, and why being compassionate benefits everyone. Plus you’ll enjoy tons of free vegan food samples and delicious vegan cuisine. Everyone who came to our 2012 festival had a great time.

Stay tuned for more news as we have it.


Then there is TLOV! (Their Lives, Our Voices)

Their Lives, Our Voices gathers activists from around the country for an inclusive, high-quality, hands-on conference focused on empowering advocates in their efforts to help farmed animals. This event is accessible to all animal advocates, showcasing diverse topics and perspectives within our movement. Networking and attendee participation are vital to TLOV’s success, so please come and help make our fourth TLOV conference an exceptional event.

This year’s TLOV will be a one day event on Sunday, October 27 from 9:45am to 5:20pm. The event features Nathan Runkle of Mercy for Animals as our keynote speaker. We have a great set of speakers lined up for the rest of the day too. They will provide a full day of presentations and workshops that will help you become a better advocate for animals.

Registration is $20, with a $10 registration level available for students and low income individuals. You can register online right nowAll paid attendees will receive a vegan lunch as part of their registration fee.

Of course, you’ll also want to come a day before to visit the Twin Cities Veg Fest on Saturday, October 26.

TLOV is hosted by Compassionate Action for Animals.

Here is a cool map showing where to eat, and where to park and go.



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  • Kathleen K.

    Going to TCVG and TLOV inspires me to move forward with plans to have the first ever FM Veg Fest! Yay! With help from the wonderful folks of the Twin Cities Veg Fest, I know we can do it! Thank you for making it happen!

    October 31, 2013

    • Kathleen K.

      I haven't a clue yet, ha! It will be at least a year from now. :) I need to get the planning info from the Twin Cities people first, then it will be a year from then, ha!

      November 1, 2013

    • Kathleen K.

      And yay!!! Nina, were you inspired by the volunteer talk at TLOV? ;)

      November 1, 2013

  • Kathleen K. Here is a video of the fest! :)

    October 31, 2013

  • Kathleen K.

    In case you forgot to hand in your survey:

    October 31, 2013

  • Brenda

    Anyone interested in going and coming back Sat? I will pay my portion of gas, help with driving.

    1 · October 6, 2013

    • Kathleen K.

      I'm sorry you couldn't make it Brenda....

      October 28, 2013

  • Kathleen K.

    Woo hoo! I can't wait! :)

    October 25, 2013

  • Kathleen K.

    You'll want to start searching Couchsurfing soon for places to stay, as well as let's plan for carpooling and such! :)

    September 22, 2013

  • Amy

    I wish I could go, but I'm scheduled to work that weekend :(

    September 22, 2013

  • Nina B.

    I'll be there! :)

    1 · August 31, 2013

  • Karl K.

    Made it to VegFest last year. The addition of TLOV should make it even better!

    1 · June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    heck yeah!

    1 · June 20, 2013

  • Elizabeth

    That's my weekend to work. :(

    June 3, 2013

    • Kathleen K.

      Isn't there something you can do to change it?

      June 3, 2013

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Our Sponsors

  • Naturacare

    Organic feminine hygiene, no chlorine, no crude oil & no animal testing.

  • Daiya Foods

    Generously donating food samples and coupons for the 2nd annual VegFest!

  • Fargo Moorhead VegFest

    Vegan vendors, free food, great speakers, and cooking demos. FUN!

  • Sandy's Donuts

    Fresh vegan donuts every Monday at both locations!

  • Field Roast Grain Meat

    Donating a neat door prize for VegFest!

  • Vegan Essentials

    Generously donating a gift card as a door prize for VegFest!

  • Violife Dairy-Free Cheeses

    Generously donating their delectable vegan cheeses to the FMVegFest!

  • Crunchmaster

    Generously donating their crackers to our FMVegFest!

  • Tofurky!

    Generously donating to the vegfest! Available almost everywhere!

  • Zevia

    Generously donating refreshing soda to FM VegFest!

  • V-Dog

    Donating a door prize of a bag of dog food to FM VegFest!

  • Follow Your Heart

    Generously donating delicious snack cheeses and coupons!

  • Skinny Pop

    Generously donating their perfect popcorn for VegFest!

  • Alternative Baking Company

    They are generously donating delicious cookies to sample out at vegfest!

  • Teeccino Herbal Coffee

    Ask Kathleen for a sample, or try at many of our events!

  • Mathison's Printing

    Donating poster and giving us deep discounts for vegfest! Great quality!

  • Hurraw! Lip Balm

    Donating a bunch of lip balms to the first people who get one @ vegfest!

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