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“Mini” Vegan Pop-Up Market | Sunday Market Downtown at Acacia Park

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The Colorado Springs Vegan & Vegetarian Group is offering a "Mini" Vegan Pop-Up Market once a month - July through October - in partnership with the Sunday Market Downtown!

Join us Sunday, July 13 and support fellow Meetup member, and local creator of ZolaJerk, Scott Backman.

ZolaJerk will be for sample and sale! What is it? Homemade Jerky - Vegan, All Natural Ingredients, High in Protein, No preservatives, No cholesterol.The marinades are all made from scratch – not bottled! Tangy BBQ, Red Pepper Flake, Teriyaki, & Thai Peanut - Great for active people on the go, kids, and just for a yummy snack! Meat eaters, vegan, vegetarians alike love ZolaJerk!

Vegan lifestyle coach and educator JL Fields will be on hand to answer questions from the public about going vegan, pass out vegan starter kits, and sign copies of her book Vegan for Her: The Woman's Guide to to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet (

About the Sunday Market Downtown

This summer, join us for the weekly Sunday Market Downtown at Acacia Park, featuring fresh, local produce and other edible treats from local artisans, food producers, and urban homesteaders. We'll have music, entertainment, and more for the whole family to enjoy, as well as special event days like a Pumpkin Patch on October 19.

The market will be open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting July 6. Markets will be open every week through October 26 at Acacia Park. As always, metered parking on Sundays is free. The market will be CLOSED on September 14 and 28 due to pre-scheduled events at Acacia Park.

The Sunday Market Downtown is a program of Downtown Colorado Springs, managed by Hunt or Gather ( and with consultation from Colorado Farm and Art Market (