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Thousands of food lovers to converge at North America’s largest and longest running Vegetarian Food Festival
The 27th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival, September 9-11, 2011
at Toronto’s Harbourfront CentreToronto, ON (Sept.7, 2011) – Food lovers everywhere – over 20,000 – will flock to Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre the weekend of Sept. 9-11, 2011 to enjoy the tastes and flavours of the 27th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival. The three-day event, hosted by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, is a free event that features the latest vegetarian and vegan products and ideas from more than 100 exhibitors, including a wide variety of cooking demonstrations, speaker panels, live music and delicious tasting samples.Whether you're looking for new ideas to add colour and variety to your meals or you're a seasoned vegetarian interested in expanding your knowledge of nutritious and ethical foods, this is the place for you.For a complete listing of events schedule and guests, please visit the Food Festival Website: Veg.caWHAT: The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 27th Annual Food Festival A stellar line-up of some of Toronto’s top vegetarian chefs, restaurants, social advocacy groups, professional vegan athletes and food, health and lifestyle authors. *For the complete festival schedule, times and guest appearances, please visit the Food Festival website: Veg.caWHO: David Alexander, Executive Director, Toronto Vegetarian Association and Food Festival guests are available for interviews.WHEN: Friday, Sept. 9: 4–9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10: 12–9p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11: 12–7 p.m.WHERE: Harbourfront centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario. For additional information and complete event listings, the public may visit harbourfrontcentre.com/summer or call the information hotline at 416-973-4000.About the Annual Vegetarian Food FestivalRegarded as the largest event of its kind in North America, the Annual Vegetarian Food Festival gives you an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy a diverse cross-section of vegetarian cuisine. Discover new products and ideas from more than 100 exhibitors and enjoy a wide variety of presentations and cooking demos.Not a vegetarian? Whether you're looking for new ideas to add colour and variety to your meals or you're a seasoned vegetarian interested in expanding your knowledge of nutritious and ethical foods, this is the place for you.About Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA)TVA is a diverse community of individuals who are passionate about healthy eating, sustainable living and compassion for animals. For more than 60 years, TVA has been Toronto’s go-to resource for all things veg. TVA provides vital information through its healthy eating workshops, its annual Vegetarian Food Fair, walk-in resources and its vegetarian business directory. The organization's web site, veg.ca is Toronto’s most comprehensive online vegetarian resource attracting 1000 unique visitors per day. To learn more about TVA and its membership opportunities, visit www.veg.caAbout Harbourfront CentreHarbourfront Centre is an innovative, non-profit cultural organization which provides internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture, education and recreation, all within a collection of distinctive venues on a 10-acre site in the heart of Toronto's downtown waterfront. For more information visit harbourfrontcentre.com.
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