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The Seed Vegan Expo - Free Food Samples, Vegan Vendors, Speakers, Films & More

This Vegan Expo is absolutely amazing. And, Expo Organizers are extending to our group, the NYC Vegetarian & Vegan Meetup, a HALF-OFF GROUP DISCOUNT! Use the promotional code meetup50 to get a 50% DISCOUNT on your one-day or two-day ticket.

When: Sat. Aug. 9th, 10am – 6pm
Sun. Aug 10th, 10am – 6pm

Where: 82MERCER
82 Mercer St. (bet. Spring & Broome Sts.), 2nd Floor 
New York City, 10012

Event website:

Tickets: $30 each day or $50 for two days (use our group discount to save 50% off these prices -- $15 for one day or $25 for two days, after discount). Or splurge for the $150 Saturday night VIP reception, which includes a full weekend pass. (The 50% discount code also applies here, so this is $75 after discount, and does include access to The Seed all weekend.)

You must purchase tickets separately here. Please do RSVP on this page, but to attend YOU MUST ADDITIONALLY PURCHASE A TICKET AT THIS LINK. (Use the promotional code meetup50 to get a 50% DISCOUNT.) LINK TO PURCHASE TICKETS:

Partial list of speakers: Gene Baur (Keynote Speaker), Scott Jurek, John Joseph McGowan, Kathy Stevens, Jenny Brown, Adam Sobel (Cinnamon Snail), Victoria Moran, Dr. Robert Ostfeld, PlantBuild (Vegan Body Building team), Robert Cheeke, Greg Sher, Guy Vaknin (Beyond Sushi), Maria Malowe, Daphne Cheng, Dani Taylor, Daphne Cheng, Dayna Rozental, Derek "Pashupa" Goodwin, Emily Nolan, Erika Mitchener, Ethan Wolf, Fernanda Capobianoc, Gena Hamshaw, Gene Stone, Giacomo Marchese, JL Fields, John Joseph, Karen Ranzi, Matt Frazier, Omowale "Wale" Adewale, Ximena Milagros Savitch.. For speaker bios and a complete list of speakers:

All About This Fantastic Vegan Expo:

Explore a compassionate and scrumptious plant-based world at The Seed: A Vegan Experience, featuring two full days of the finest food from New York’s famed vegan restaurant scene – the best in the world! Discover and delight in the latest cruelty-free products and services, world-renowned speakers, athletes and chefs, screenings of award-winning films, and eye-opening cooking demonstrations. Experience music and art that will make your heart sing, and enjoy stellar giveaways that will make your friends jealous.

The Seed will provide you the delicious opportunity to delve into the vast market of cruelty-free delectables and wares enhancing a vegan lifestyle. With something for everyone – including the vegan-curious, vegan-skeptical, and vegan choir – we invite and encourage you to join us at The Seed, where you’ll gain understanding of how to thrive on the endless benefits of a compassionate, healthful, and earth-conscious existence. Plant a seed and see what grows.

Those who attend The Seed will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow health-conscious individuals, animal advocates, and environmentalists, while perusing 25,000 square feet of vegan goodness. Guests will enjoy a variety of vegan-inspired activities including cooking demonstrations, films, and presentations by prominent vegan advocates who will offer their knowledge and insights on earth-conscious living. Guests will have the opportunity to sample plant-based food products from culinary vendors ranging from gourmet to desserts to scrumptious packaged foods. With a multitude of earth-friendly vendors offering cruelty-free wares, including cosmetics and clothing, participants will also gain enlightenment on the rapidly growing market for products that are made to satisfy The Seed’s optimal, compassionate, and environmentally-conscious lifestyle.


I can't wait! I am looking forward to two days of big fun, learning, and gourmet vegan eating! Buy your tickets now and get our 50% GROUP DISCOUNT with the promotional code meetup50). Here is the link:

See you at The Seed!


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  • David G.

    Wow! What amazing speakers, vendors, food and fun!! What a wonderful service to New York, to make available such brilliant education. The vendors and food were also fantastic. Congratulations to Pas Niratbhand on a hugely successful event! Pas, thank you a million times for bringing us all together, educating so many people, and providing such a fun and attractive event for our growing vegan community.

    August 11, 2014

  • Deborah

    Great weekend! Thanks again David, for all you do to foster the vegan community!

    August 10, 2014

  • Sarah G.

    I'll be there at the Rescue Chocolate booth, dispensing delicious vegan chocolate bars with the animal rescue mission!

    5 · August 3, 2014

    • aimee

      they are DEE licious!

      August 8, 2014

    • Tina V.

      I bought a rescue peanut butter yesterday .. you didn't have a meet-up sign Lol

      August 10, 2014

  • Tina V.

    it was awesome .. didn't see anyone from this group .. how were we supposed to find each other? but had a nice day anyway (yesterday- Saturday)

    August 10, 2014

  • pamela

    Anyone going today, Sunday?

    August 10, 2014

    • Deborah

      I'm here and I see some others. It's great.

      August 10, 2014

  • Aviv B.

    This is going to be cool!

    August 9, 2014

  • Hadara

    Looking forward to meeting other people that have the same conscious thinking.

    August 9, 2014

  • Tina V.

    I was at the Farm Sanctuary Hoe Down last weekend .. Looking forward to the Seed tomorrow !!

    1 · August 8, 2014

  • Anastasia

    I have tickets for Sat and Sun!))

    2 · August 8, 2014

  • Amanda

    I already have tickets for Sunday

    1 · August 8, 2014

  • Havenlee

    How much is it to go?

    August 4, 2014

  • Imuran S.

    I throughly believe that this program need to spread all over the world . If that be the case let be the agentl in african ,so it can be world wild . Becuse some of we stay in african . Thank you .

    August 1, 2014

  • Joseph

    how would you compare this to the spring veg festival?

    July 24, 2014

  • Anastasia

    I buy tickets right now!!! As usual I'm ready.

    July 24, 2014

  • Jess Van B.

    I'll be working at the Mercy for Animals table at this event from 2-6pm...come say hello!

    5 · July 23, 2014

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