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New Meetup: VegMichigan's 2009 VegFest

From: Harry P.
Sent on: Friday, March 27, 2009 9:58 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Ann Arbor Vegan Meetup Group - Sponsored by VegMichigan!

What: VegMichigan's 2009 VegFest

When: April 26,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: I hope that all of you can make it to this year's VegFest (formerly the Great American Meatout). Last year we had over 1,000 people through the doors, and we're anticipating that this year will be even bigger! A description of the event is below, and you can find out more at our website ( Also, don't forget, VegMichigan members get in free!!!!



John Salley Keynotes VegFest April 26 in Ferndale
Vegetarian tastefest & expo promotes meatless, earth-friendly diet

NBA champion, TV/film personality and devoted vegan John Salley will give the keynote address at this year's VegFest, taking place Sunday, April 26 at Ferndale High School. The annual vegetarian tastefest and expo formerly known as the Great American Meatout is hosted by VegMichigan, the state's largest vegetarian group, and features food from local restaurants, lectures, cooking and raw food demonstrations, exhibitors, free samples, literature and more, all designed to promote the health, environmental and ethical benefits of a plant-based diet.

Major sponsors include Whole Foods Market, 93.9 FM The River, Natural Awakenings magazine, and the Medicine Cabinet Pharmacy.

VegFest takes place from noon until 5 p.m. at Ferndale High School, 881 Pinecrest in Ferndale (south of 9 Mile, west of Woodward). Admission at the door is $10, $5 students, free to children under 6 and VegMichigan members. For details and to purchase discounted tickets and memberships in advance, visit or call toll-free[masked] for more information.

Please think about bringing a family member or friend who would be interested in learning more about the reasons to become vegetarian or at least to cut back on meat. VegFest is a perfect low-pressure opportunity to expose them to the benefits of a plant-based, cruelty-free diet.

Learn more here:

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    Michigan's largest vegetarian organization

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