VegFest is back in London

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VegFest London is holding its fifth annual vegan festival. This one day event is happening on November 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Western Fair Agriplex. This event will host many local and non-local food vendors such as The Boombox bakeshop, Globally Local, Plant Matter Kitchen and many more.

There will also be non-food vendors as well selling jewelry, beauty products, essential oils and many others so this event would be great if you want to get ahead buying holiday gifts, birthday gifts or you just want to treat yourself. Tickets are $5, children 12 and under get in for free as well as free parking and you can purchase them at the door or online in advance, those who purchase their tickets online can have a chance to win a door prize and as well the first 500 people at the door will get a swagbag.

There will also be a live cooking demo from Chef Yoda Olinyk, guest speakers will also share their stories and inspire others about a healthy diet and healthy living. Everything at this event is vegan and cruelty free.

Susan Campbell, one of the organizers for the event, encourages people to come out and try some great food, hear some of the speakers. “Vegfest is a great opportunity to see all the different organizations and vendors in one place,” said Campbell. One of the local places that will be there is Curley Brewing Company café. Nigel Curley the owner will have a booth where patrons can try some of the tasty treats that will be showcased at the event.

The inspiration for the event started when Krista Kankula attended the Niagara and Toronto festival and realized that London needed one too. This event can be great introduction to college students are trying to adopt a healthier life style because there are going to be people to inspire you and give you advice on how to start and keep up the healthy lifestyle. If you would like to volunteer you can sign-up online at