Meditation and yoga tents, live music, vegan food, and educational courses are all at Chicago’s summer and fall vegan fests.

What do vegetarians eat? Visit vegan food festivals to find out

My 18-year transition from omnivore to ‘accidental vegetarian’

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Enjoying Chicago VeganMania in 2013 and 2017: (center) Vegan S’mores Chocolate Cake, (right) Vegan Tacos with Soy Meat and Tofu Pad Thai

“I’ll drink soy milk when I run across a soy cow.”

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Lining up at one of the booths of Taste of Vegan 2017 (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)
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Veggie Fest 2016 (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)

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Hanging out with my mom at the yoga tent at Veggie Fest 2017 (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)

I have never gone to any of these festivals with another vegetarian, so it’s definitely something that you can bring an omnivore friend or family member to.

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Veggie Fest 2016 (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)
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Check out her five Medium publications: Doggone World, Homegrown, I Do See Color, Tickled and We Need to Talk. Visit Shamontiel.com to read about her.

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