Connect with the plant-based community through these workshops, meetups, and events from all over the country.
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August 21 & 22
Love Food Fair, Sydney
Make your way to Martin Place for the 2019 Love Food Fair, where some of the best, most delicious plant-based restaurants will come together for you to taste, enjoy and LOVE food. Joining this year’s fair is The Green Lion, Green Gourmet Newtown, Nourishing Quarter, Kindness Cafe and Vege4Love. Experience a lunchtime marketplace that focuses on food you want on your plate: made with love and compassion. This is a plastic-free event and if you bring along your own plates, bowls and cutlery, you’ll be rewarded with a discount.
You don’t want to miss this weekday food party. To find out more, search Love Food Fair Australia on Facebook or head to the website.
Raw Vegan Decadent Desserts, Brisbane
Hosted by the Australian School of Meditation and Yoga in West End, this fun and helpful cooking class will introduce you to delightful whole food desserts that nourish body and soul. Perfect for those with gluten or dairy allergies, and those on a plant-based diet, every class is a deliciously sweet demonstration that will share the secrets of raw vegan dessert techniques. You’ll learn how to make nutritious treats without white sugar, flour, gluten, eggs, or dairy. Think delicious, beautifully presented food with easy recipes you can recreate at home. A feast for your eyes as much as your belly. Book a ticket via Eventbrite or find out more on the West End events section of the website.
Vegetarian and Vegan Society lunch, Adelaide
Enjoy a delicious, nutritious lunch and conversation with friendly faces at Great Nature Vegetarian Snacks and Grocery, a vegan restaurant and grocery store in Christies Beach. The Vegetarian and Vegan Society, or VegSA, hosts one of these lunches every month, meaning like-minded vegans, or those new to the plant-based community, can meet to indulge in healthy food and happy conversation. To find out more, search Vegetarian and Vegan Society (VegSA) Inc on Facebook.
Alive Plant Based Festival, Central Coast NSW
Alive Plant Based Festival is a biannual event held in Kibble Park in Gosford, where you can enjoy a day in the sun, relaxing on picnic blankets, listening to live music and enjoying delicious vegan food. Not only featuring a big array of vegan food stalls, you’ll also find vegan fashion, beauty products, literature and more. This pet-friendly event offers many gluten free and soy free choices for those with dietary requirements, and never disappoints in terms of flavour and fun. Come hungry! To find out more, search Alive - Plant Based Festival on Facebook or head to the organiser’s website.
Spring Vegan Festival, Melbourne
The 2019 Spring Vegan Festival, held in St Kilda Town Hall welcomes everyone to come enjoy some of the best vegan eateries, food trucks, music, fashion, beauty, and lifestyle products the community has to offer. This event is for vegans and the vegan-curious alike! Celebrating food, life and freedom for all, you’ll also be able to listen to and take part in exclusive talks and workshops on a range of ethical vegan topics.
As well as ethical shopping and eating amazing food, you can also meet and support inspiring local non-profit groups. To find out more, search Animal Liberation Victoria on Facebook or head to the website.
Living Green Vegan Market, Canberra
The Living Green Vegan Market aims to raise awareness about some of the environmental challenges we face and how the choices we make in our everyday lives can help the environment, other humans and animals. This is a 100% plant-based, multicultural and kid-friendly event, and dogs on leads are welcome in the outdoor areas. Held in Albert Hall in Yarralumla, the market will be a day to enjoy stalls, music and delicious food and drink, all served with a smile. To find out more, search Living Green Festival ACT Inc on Facebook or head to the website.