Today on MorningFile, Rachel had Monika La Vella on the show to chat about VeggieFest Hamilton! This one day vegetarian and vegan festival hosts a number of delicious vendors, inspirational speakers and educators to advocate for more sustainable, ethical and healthy food choices. VeggieFest will be on May 6th from 10am to 6pm at the Ancaster Fairgrounds. With a huge line up of programming, the festival aims to bring together the community with open minds and open hearts to talk about food in an accessible way.
The event is completely free, including parking! You’ll want to come out early to ensure you’re able to catch all the excitement including educational talks, yoga, and even speed dating to help you mingle with like-minded individuals. Whether you’ve been eating plant-based your whole life, or are just pondering the idea of a transition, this festival is definitely a space for you.
Monika’s passion for this community and her desire to enhance the quality of life for all living creatures is inspiring. If you missed the interview, you can listen to the full chat below...we even got the inside scoop on Monika's favourite veggie dish! Keep updated on all things veggie via their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.