Vegetarians, take note! Northwest VegFest is back, with lectures, cooking demonstrations, classes, food samples, and numerous exhibitors extolling the virtues of the vegetarian diet.

VegFest celebrates and promotes sustainable, compassionate and healthy food choices and lifestyles. This low-cost, educational, and fun event welcomes everyone. VegFest connects organizations, businesses and educators with the local public and each other.

 

Northwest VegFest may not exactly be a gardening event, but it's brilliant if you want to learn more about preparing plant-based meals and snacks. Check out the schedule here.

WHAT: Northwest VegFest

WHEN: Saturday Sept 22 and Sun Sept 23, 2012 from 10 am - 6 pm daily

WHERE: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR 97232

COST: $6 entry. Children 10 and under are free. Tickets available at the event - or buy advance tickets through Tickets West. Use code "VegFest2012" to received $1 discount. Click here to download a $1 off coupon.