PRESENTING OUR FANTASTIC 2018 VENDORS & EXHIBITORS!


FOOD

 AFRICANNE ON MAIN, Richmond  West African, Caribbean, and Southern

AFRICANNE ON MAIN, Richmond

West African, Caribbean, and Southern

 BLUEGRASS CREAMERY, Charlottesville  Vegan ice cream

BLUEGRASS CREAMERY, Charlottesville

Vegan ice cream

 BLUE PHOENIX, Lexington  American classics with a twist

BLUE PHOENIX, Lexington

American classics with a twist

 DESI-DOSA/SUVAIYANA, Charlottesville  South Indian

DESI-DOSA/SUVAIYANA, Charlottesville

South Indian

 FIREFLY ON THE FLY, Charlottesville  Decadent sandwiches and smothered tachos

FIREFLY ON THE FLY, Charlottesville

Decadent sandwiches and smothered tachos

 MAHOGANY SWEETS, Richmond  Desserts & savories that are health-conscious AND delicious

MAHOGANY SWEETS, Richmond

Desserts & savories that are health-conscious AND delicious

 TULSI INDIAN, Richmond  North Indian

TULSI INDIAN, Richmond

North Indian

   TAYLOR STREET SWEETS, Timberlake, NC  Filled cupcakes & other treats

TAYLOR STREET SWEETS, Timberlake, NC

Filled cupcakes & other treats

 UNMOO, Richmond  Cultured vegan cheeses

UNMOO, Richmond

Cultured vegan cheeses

 
 ZOE'S VEGAN DELIGHT, Hyattsville, MD  Comfort food, desserts, and veggie sides

ZOE'S VEGAN DELIGHT, Hyattsville, MD

Comfort food, desserts, and veggie sides

 URBAVORE, Lynchburg  New all-vegan restaurant!  Boom burgers

URBAVORE, Lynchburg

New all-vegan restaurant!

Boom burgers

 YOGI DOGS, Maryland  Artisanal hot dogs

YOGI DOGS, Maryland

Artisanal hot dogs

 VU NOODLES, Charlottesville  New takes on traditional Vietnamese/Thai

VU NOODLES, Charlottesville

New takes on traditional Vietnamese/Thai

 ZEEZEE'S, Roanoke  Brand-new 100% vegan restaurant!  Subs, salads, and desserts

ZEEZEE'S, Roanoke

Brand-new 100% vegan restaurant!

Subs, salads, and desserts

DRINK

 BLUE RIDGE BUCHA, Waynesboro

BLUE RIDGE BUCHA, Waynesboro

 SNOWING IN SPACE COFFEE CO., Charlottesville

SNOWING IN SPACE COFFEE CO., Charlottesville

 BOLD ROCK CIDER, Nellysford

BOLD ROCK CIDER, Nellysford

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 LOVING CUP VINEYARD, North Garden

LOVING CUP VINEYARD, North Garden

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 RANDOM ROW BREWERY, Charlottesville

RANDOM ROW BREWERY, Charlottesville

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NON-PROFITS

 AFRO-VEGAN SOCIETY  "Through community engagement, event planning, providing vegan resources, and writing, AVS is working to make the vegan lifestyle accessible, affordable, and approachable in predominately black areas and neighborhoods."

AFRO-VEGAN SOCIETY

"Through community engagement, event planning, providing vegan resources, and writing, AVS is working to make the vegan lifestyle accessible, affordable, and approachable in predominately black areas and neighborhoods."

 FRIENDS OF NELSON  "Standing in opposition to Dominion's proposed pipeline."

FRIENDS OF NELSON

"Standing in opposition to Dominion's proposed pipeline."

 RIKKI'S REFUGE  "Rikki's Refuge is a no-kill, all species peaceful sanctuary, home to over 1200 animals of 20 different species, including but not limited to cats, dogs, sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs, emus, chickens, ducks, geese, a chukar, peacocks, and more."

RIKKI'S REFUGE

"Rikki's Refuge is a no-kill, all species peaceful sanctuary, home to over 1200 animals of 20 different species, including but not limited to cats, dogs, sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs, emus, chickens, ducks, geese, a chukar, peacocks, and more."

 VEGGIES OF VIRGINIA  "We are a student organization at UVA that advocates for plant-based lifestyles for reasons of health, the environment, and justice for all living beings."

VEGGIES OF VIRGINIA

"We are a student organization at UVA that advocates for plant-based lifestyles for reasons of health, the environment, and justice for all living beings."

 ANIMAL JUSTICE ADVOCATES at UVA  “Advocating for education without violence at the University of Virginia.”

ANIMAL JUSTICE ADVOCATES at UVA

“Advocating for education without violence at the University of Virginia.”

 ANIMAL CONNECTIONS  “Animal Connections is an all-volunteer rescue group who matches homeless animals with people through our foster-to-adoption program.”

ANIMAL CONNECTIONS

“Animal Connections is an all-volunteer rescue group who matches homeless animals with people through our foster-to-adoption program.”

 BROTHER WOLF SANCTUARY  "Our vision is for a world that embraces our core ethic of Uncompromised Compassion. Our mission, the work we do every day toward that vision, is to provide the resources and life-saving programs to help build No Kill Communities."

BROTHER WOLF SANCTUARY

"Our vision is for a world that embraces our core ethic of Uncompromised Compassion. Our mission, the work we do every day toward that vision, is to provide the resources and life-saving programs to help build No Kill Communities."

 HELPING HANDS AFFORDABLE VETERINARY CARE  "Our mission is to see that no animal goes without the surgery or dental care they need due to prohibitive high cost. Why do we do it? Because we believe in what we do, we love the animals and simply put…we don’t want to see an animal put to sleep or go without because of limited finances."

HELPING HANDS AFFORDABLE VETERINARY CARE

"Our mission is to see that no animal goes without the surgery or dental care they need due to prohibitive high cost. Why do we do it? Because we believe in what we do, we love the animals and simply put…we don’t want to see an animal put to sleep or go without because of limited finances."

 UNITED POULTRY CONCERNS  "United Poultry Concerns is dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic fowl. We hold that the treatment of these birds in the areas of food production, science, education, entertainment, and humane companionship situations has a significant effect upon human, animal, and environmental welfare. We seek to make the public aware of the ways in which poultry are used, and to promote the benefits of a vegan diet and lifestyle."

UNITED POULTRY CONCERNS

"United Poultry Concerns is dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic fowl. We hold that the treatment of these birds in the areas of food production, science, education, entertainment, and humane companionship situations has a significant effect upon human, animal, and environmental welfare. We seek to make the public aware of the ways in which poultry are used, and to promote the benefits of a vegan diet and lifestyle."

 CHRISTIAN VEGETARIAN ASSOCIATION  “Christian Vegetarian Association advocates nutritious plant-based diets in the global Christian community. Through publications, websites, and related public information campaigns, we educate people about the distinct health, environmental, and animal-related advantages of plant-based eating.”

CHRISTIAN VEGETARIAN ASSOCIATION

“Christian Vegetarian Association advocates nutritious plant-based diets in the global Christian community. Through publications, websites, and related public information campaigns, we educate people about the distinct health, environmental, and animal-related advantages of plant-based eating.”

 CHARLOTTESVILLE CENTER FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE  "CCPJ promotes education and action for peace and justice in our community. We encourage all citizens to take responsibility for the policies and decisions of their government."

CHARLOTTESVILLE CENTER FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE

"CCPJ promotes education and action for peace and justice in our community. We encourage all citizens to take responsibility for the policies and decisions of their government."

 MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA, CHARLOTTESVILLE CHAPTER  "Moms Demand Action envisions a country where all children and families are safe from gun violence."

MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA, CHARLOTTESVILLE CHAPTER

"Moms Demand Action envisions a country where all children and families are safe from gun violence."

 VEGAN ACTION  "Vegan Action works to eliminate animal suffering, reduce environmental impacts, and improve human health through a vegan diet. Our efforts over the past 20 years include certifying hundreds of vegan products with our logo through our Vegan Certification Campaign."

VEGAN ACTION

"Vegan Action works to eliminate animal suffering, reduce environmental impacts, and improve human health through a vegan diet. Our efforts over the past 20 years include certifying hundreds of vegan products with our logo through our Vegan Certification Campaign."

   VOICES FOR ANIMALS / HOUSES OF WOOD AND STRAW  "The HOWS Project is a community service project in Charlottesville, VA, that builds and distributes wooden dog houses and other essential materials to outside dogs in need of more appropriate shelter."

VOICES FOR ANIMALS / HOUSES OF WOOD AND STRAW

"The HOWS Project is a community service project in Charlottesville, VA, that builds and distributes wooden dog houses and other essential materials to outside dogs in need of more appropriate shelter."

 FRANK COMMUNITY FARM  “We provide vocational training and employment to adults who are neurodivergent in an agricultural setting. We strive to grow the most nutrient dense, sustainable, and delicious food we can.”

FRANK COMMUNITY FARM

“We provide vocational training and employment to adults who are neurodivergent in an agricultural setting. We strive to grow the most nutrient dense, sustainable, and delicious food we can.”

 YOGI READS

YOGI READS

 COMMUNITY ATTENTION FOSTER FAMILIES  "Community Attention Foster Families (CAFF) is a system of private families, trained to provide residential placement for children between birth and 21. Our foster care system supervises foster families in Charlottesville, Albemarle, and surrounding counties."

COMMUNITY ATTENTION FOSTER FAMILIES

"Community Attention Foster Families (CAFF) is a system of private families, trained to provide residential placement for children between birth and 21. Our foster care system supervises foster families in Charlottesville, Albemarle, and surrounding counties."

 PLANNED PARENTHOOD, SOUTH ATLANTIC  "Food justice and reproductive justice go together - those most impacted in food deserts by a lack of access to healthy food are also disproportionately lack access to healthcare. We see how these intersecting issues are so deeply tied together, and want to help ensure that the body is taken care of in all its forms - from access to healthcare to quality foods."

PLANNED PARENTHOOD, SOUTH ATLANTIC

"Food justice and reproductive justice go together - those most impacted in food deserts by a lack of access to healthy food are also disproportionately lack access to healthcare. We see how these intersecting issues are so deeply tied together, and want to help ensure that the body is taken care of in all its forms - from access to healthcare to quality foods."

 VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP  "We're a non-profit commmited to helping people become and stay vegan, by providing resources, recipes, and fact-based research."

VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP

"We're a non-profit commmited to helping people become and stay vegan, by providing resources, recipes, and fact-based research."

 THE WHITE PIG ANIMAL SANCTUARY  "Our goal is to provide rescue and safe haven for abused, abandoned, and neglected pigs, as well as reducing the suffering of food animals through vegan education. Advocating a vegan diet is vital because of the enormous impact that it has on animals, the environment, our health, and the world we leave for future generations."

THE WHITE PIG ANIMAL SANCTUARY

"Our goal is to provide rescue and safe haven for abused, abandoned, and neglected pigs, as well as reducing the suffering of food animals through vegan education. Advocating a vegan diet is vital because of the enormous impact that it has on animals, the environment, our health, and the world we leave for future generations."

 

RETAIL

 AICHA’S NATURALS  “We offer organic deodorants and lip balms that are 100% vegan. These products are cruelty free, made in the US and do not contain gluten, aluminum, petroleum, or gmo ingredients.”

AICHA’S NATURALS

“We offer organic deodorants and lip balms that are 100% vegan. These products are cruelty free, made in the US and do not contain gluten, aluminum, petroleum, or gmo ingredients.”

 BABYLON MICRO-FARMS  "Automated indoor micro-farms that grow fresh organic produce."

BABYLON MICRO-FARMS

"Automated indoor micro-farms that grow fresh organic produce."

 BLUE RIDGE VEGAN  "Vegan health coaching."

BLUE RIDGE VEGAN

"Vegan health coaching."

 PLANT BASED DRIPPIN  "Plant-based apparel from our speaker, GREY"

PLANT BASED DRIPPIN

"Plant-based apparel from our speaker, GREY"

 
 COMPASSIONATES PRODUCTS & APPAREL  "Vegan-themed product and apparel company with an underlying purpose of raising awareness."

COMPASSIONATES PRODUCTS & APPAREL

"Vegan-themed product and apparel company with an underlying purpose of raising awareness."

 ODEENE  "Hand-crafted and vegan body products."

ODEENE

"Hand-crafted and vegan body products."

 DAFNI Greek Gourmet  “Farmers and hand-crafters of artisanal Greek specialties: unfiltered extra virgin olive oil, Kalamata olives, herbs, and tea.”

DAFNI Greek Gourmet

“Farmers and hand-crafters of artisanal Greek specialties: unfiltered extra virgin olive oil, Kalamata olives, herbs, and tea.”

 REDEFINE YOUR MIND  "Vegan-inspired sustainable fashion label that features compassion-driven graphics and messaging on hemp and organic tops and caps. Also, fashionable water bottles, hemp bracelets, and more."

REDEFINE YOUR MIND

"Vegan-inspired sustainable fashion label that features compassion-driven graphics and messaging on hemp and organic tops and caps. Also, fashionable water bottles, hemp bracelets, and more."

 H.O.P.E.  Our speaker, BRENDA BRADLEY, offers vegan health coaching: “My goal is to inspire others to lead the charge for healthy eating and living. At the end of the day, it’s all about loving who you really are and embracing the challenge to discover your best self.”

H.O.P.E.

Our speaker, BRENDA BRADLEY, offers vegan health coaching: “My goal is to inspire others to lead the charge for healthy eating and living. At the end of the day, it’s all about loving who you really are and embracing the challenge to discover your best self.”

 
 DOSHI  "Doshi offers non-leather (vegan leather) handbags, briefcases, backpacks, belts, and accessories."

DOSHI

"Doshi offers non-leather (vegan leather) handbags, briefcases, backpacks, belts, and accessories."

 NATURALLY SILKY SOAP  "Cold process vegan handmade soap company."

NATURALLY SILKY SOAP

"Cold process vegan handmade soap company."