Photos

2018 FESTIVAL

The 2018 Halifax VegFest organizers pose for a photo at the official photo booth

The Halifax VegFest organizing team at the Official photo booth with silly glasses, hats, and bows with various vegan message speech bubble props

A wide shot of attendees browsing the Pink Sheep Designs booth

A wide shot of attendees browsing the Pink Sheep Designs booth

A close up of jewellery at the Pink Sheep Designs booth

An attendee gets a back massage at the Brickyard Health booth

An attendee chats with two workers at the Brickyard Health booth

Wide shot of an attendee being shown some of the Scottage Cheeze products

Close shot of a vendor interacting with an attendee

Close shot of Teresa Topshee of Pop Culture Brew Co. giving her talk WHAT THE HECK IS KOMBUCHA ANYWAY & WHY WOULD I DRINK OR MAKE MY OWN? in the Workshop room

Wide shot of Teresa Topshee of Pop Culture Brew Co. giving her talk WHAT THE HECK IS KOMBUCHA ANYWAY & WHY WOULD I DRINK OR MAKE MY OWN? in the Workshop room

Teresa Topshee of Pop Culture Brew Co. gives her talk WHAT THE HECK IS KOMBUCHA ANYWAY & WHY WOULD I DRINK OR MAKE MY OWN? in the Workshop room

Volunteers chat with some attendees in front of the Merch table, which has only a few shirts and totes left on it. By the end of the day, we sold out of all of our t-shirts and sold a good portion of our Totes.

Wide shot of an attendee having a look at products at the Fresh Start Fauxmage booth

Camille Labchuk of Animal Justice gives her talk, THE RISE OF ANIMAL RIGHTS LAW IN CANADA, on the main stage

Camille Labchuk of Animal Justice gives her talk, THE RISE OF ANIMAL RIGHTS LAW IN CANADA, on the main stage

Camille Labchuk of Animal Justice gives her talk, THE RISE OF ANIMAL RIGHTS LAW IN CANADA, on the main stage

A close up of colourful grains, used as ingredients

A wide angle shot of many attendees and vendors

Close up of the Staff of Life samosas

A worker at the Vegan Education Group booth chats to two attendees

Close shot of attendees chatting with a vendor

Two attendees share a laugh

Close up of organic soaps on offer

A shot of the backdrop at the official Halifax VegFest photobooth which was created by hand by Halifax VegFest organizers. Tan, yellow, and grey paper patches with sporadic Halifax VegFest logos, all held together with black cable ties

A close up of the menu at the Just Us booth

close up shot of a chickpea burger slider

A close up of some material at the ascension Raw Foods booth

Two workers at the Real Fake Meats booth pose for a photo with big smiles

A close up of some food offereings—a plate with a chocolate sweet on it and another with chilli

A wide angle shot of customers lined up at the Scottage Cheeze booth

A wide angle shot of the outdoor vendor The Doctors Formula

A wide angle of the Pop Culture Brew kombucha taps including an employee chatting with attendees

A close up of the Pop Culture Brew kombucha taps

Three Halifax VegFest volunteers pose for a photo while working at the admissions table which featured a basket with free Nature's Path granola bars

The Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market booth with two workers posing for a photo

Young girl posing with a big smile with her slider, ready to eat

A person hands a young girl some sliders

Attendees have a look at some essential oils and learn about the product

A worker makes some product at the Good Parma booth with a big smile on their face

Attendees grab a slice of pizza at the Bramoso booth

A wide angle shot showing a lot of people and booths, very crowded but in a good way!

A wide angle shot showing a lot of people and booths, very crowded but in a good way!

Four members pose for a photo at the Brickyyard Health booth

Members of the Parker Street Food bank pose for a photo with big smiles. One is holding their donation bucket which is quickly filling

The Anonymous booth

Close shot of An Anonymous mask

Close up of the Foggy Goggle sign advertising their vegan GF Quinoa cupcakes

An attendee checks out material at the Halifax Association of Vegetarians booth

Side shot of two attendees at the photo booth, wearing funny clothing including a mask and a green puffy ball head band, holding up a white quote sign that says "i heart animals"

Close up of an enVie t-shirt for sale

Close up of date squares, with a lot missing from the plate. Clearly a great seller.

close up of material promoting a talk that Esther the Wonder Pig's caretakers are having at the Halifax Library

Close up of three cupcakes, one with pink icing with blueberries on top, one with white icing and lemon edge on top, and one with orange icing with pumpkin seeds on top

Close up of a vanilla cupcake with white icing and a lemon wedge on top

A shot of the crowd at the talk Mary-Ellen Landry of SLS Health Coaching on the main stage giving her talk titled PLANTS FOR THE WIN: HEALTHY PEOPLE, THRIVING PLANET, AND A COMPASSIONATE LIFE

A shot from behind with a large crowd. Mary-Ellen Landry of SLS Health Coaching on the main stage giving her talk titled PLANTS FOR THE WIN: HEALTHY PEOPLE, THRIVING PLANET, AND A COMPASSIONATE LIFE

Mary-Ellen Landry of SLS Health Coaching on the main stage giving her talk titled PLANTS FOR THE WIN: HEALTHY PEOPLE, THRIVING PLANET, AND A COMPASSIONATE LIFE

Close crop of two festival organizers, Lance Hancock and Melanie MacKarney

An employee of Made with Local chats with an attendee

Wide shot of attendees buying food from the Staff of Life booth

Close up shot of our host, Brett Ruskin

Wide shot of attendees from the stage, waiting for the next speaker

Close crop of three attendees with big smiles on their faces and food in hand

Close up of a person playing with some bright pink toy putty

Close up of a line of great looking cupcakes

Close shop of food being put into a to-go container

A customer is handed some pizza while another customer takes a drink of their coffee

An In The Raw employee with a big smile hands a happy customer their change

A group of people in front of the In The Raw booth, which had many delicious sweets and miscellaneous items on offer

Wide angle shot of multiple booths and crowds

A close shot of a few Scottage Cheeze products including price list

A close shot of a few Scottage Cheeze products

Brickyard Health employees at their booth with a bright blue sign and tablecloth

Direct Action Everywhere pro-vegan message poster board

Attendees pose for the camera with big smiles all around

Close up of an attendee's phone while they take a photo of Foggy Goggle's delicious chocolate raspberry cupcakes

An employee of Foggy Goggle hands a customer one of their delicious chocolate raspberry cupcakes

Close shot of caramel corn ready to buy and eat

Close up of some delicious eats found at VegFest

Wide angle shot of the large crowds at the 2018 Halifax VegFest

A worker from Wallflower Farmstead & Sanctuary chats with an attendee at their booth

A worker grabs some tofu for a customer at the Acadiana Soy booth

A worker grabs some tofu for a customer at the Acadiana Soy booth

Workers pose at the Wuxly booth in front of their vegan-friendly cold weather apparel

Workers pose for a photo at the Eggcitables booth

Close up of Eggcitables products on display

A worker chats with a customer at the Made with Local booth

Wide angle shot of a worker posing at the Made with Local booth

Close up of samples at the Made with Local booth

Two workers at the VEG Vegan Education Group booth with their raffle basket in the foreground with two petitions to the side and a customer receiving some information about the group.

Close shot of a Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market worker handing a customer an informational card

Close photo of the Sea Shepard logo on their black beanie

Three workers pose for a photo at the Sea Shepard booth

VegFest organizer Jessie Doyle poses with two attendees

A shot from the back of the crowd during the Square Roots talk in the Workshop room

Wide angle shot of a Square Roots presenter giving a talk, featuring a large crowd in the Workshop room

Close shot of a presenter from Square Roots giving a talk in the Workshop room

Wide angle shot of the Square Roots team giving a presentation in the Workshop room.

Wide angle shot of the Square Roots team giving a presentation in the Workshop room.

Wide angle shot of the Square Roots team giving a presentation in the Workshop room.

A presenter talks at the Square Roots workshop

Attendees eat some of the delicious food they bought which sitting at an eating area with tables set up near the Workshop room. Each table was decorated with a bouquet of carrots in large glass mason jars. The event was well attended by people of all ages, as shown here with two children in the foreground.

A worker at the Genius Premium Craft Boxes booth shows a customer one of their products

A worker at the Genius Premium Craft Boxes booth shows a customer one of their products

A volunteer shows a potential customer our Powered by Plans t-shirt

A volunteer poses with his grey shirt with orange and green VegFest logo on it, while working the Merch booth.

VegFest merchandise including a black with white lettering Powered by Plants shirts and a tan cotton grocery tote with the words vegan vibes on it.

A stack of pre-loved books that were sold for five dollars each. We started the day with dozens, and sold every one of them by the end of the day.

A stack of official VegFest merchandise. Featured here are our black shirts with a white design

The raffle table featuring three raffle baskets, with many items totalling over two hundred dollars each.

The free resource table including some Vegan Starter kits and bright friendly vegan stickers

The official VegFest free resource table. These resources are piled high early in the day, but as the day went on the piles became much smaller!

The Springhouse booth, featuring two employees and a customer posing for a photo

Two customers chatting with a vendor about their products

A customer makes a purchase at the Fresh Start fromage booth, with a bright orange pumpkin in the foreground and their sign in the background

Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market vibrant booth

Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market had a very vibrant booth with a green and white tablecloth, bright green t-shirts, wooden ladders in the corners with greenery in wooden baskets, and a large banner with a vibrant green and orange carrot image

A great moment. A customer receives their food at a vendor. Time to eat!

People in a long lineup eagerly waiting their turn to purchase goods

Close shot of Good Parma products ready to be sampled and sold

A worker makes some product at the Good Parma booth

A customer makes a purchase at the Good Parma booth

A Vendor selling Essential Oils

M&J's booth including two smiling workers posing for a photo and holding up some of their hot food

Close shot of henna being drawn on a customer

VegF PEI Booth

Cookies packaged and ready to be sold at the Envie A Vegan Kitchen booth

Cory and Sue Urquhart serve customers at the Envie A Vegan Kitchen booth

Cory and Sue Urquhart serve customers at the Envie A Vegan Kitchen booth

Bytz booth

Shot of a crowd in front of a booth

Nova Scotia Humane Society booth

Wide shot of the crowd in front of Fresh Start Fromage

The crowd in front of Fresh Start Fromage

Wide shot of the crowd in front of Fresh Start Fromage

Tea North Organic Iced Tea booth

Cosmic Tree Essentials booth

Wide shot of the Wild Leek booth

Close shot of Wild Leek patches

The Doctor's Forumlua outdoor booth

Close shot of Doctor's Formula protein powder

Pouring kombucha samples at Cove Kombucha

Cove Kombucha's kombucha taps

Kombucha being poured from the outdoor vendor Cove kombucha's kombucha taps

Tea North's booth at Halifax VegFest

The Two Dumb vegans booth was stocked with piles of delicious, huge, and very popular cinnamon buns.

A Real Fake Meats representative poses for a photo

The Staff of Life booth was stocked with plenty of their delicious vegan samosas

Jessie Doyle of Springhouse very cheerfully carries samples to audience members. Jessie is also a festival organizer.

Close shot of a Quiche plated

Audience members being handed samples of the food made during the cooking demo

Audience members being handed samples of the food made during the cooking demo

Audience members being handed samples of the food made during the cooking demo

delicious vegan treats at the cooking demo

Kim Carson brings a pan of immitation chicken to help Lauren Marshall make her dish chicken and waffles

Kim Carson brings a pan of immitation chicken to help Lauren Marshall make her dish chicken and waffles

close crop of a waffle iron ready for batter during the cooking demo

Close shot of food prep during the cooking demo

Close crop of a Quiche being made during the cooking demo

2018 Halifax VegFest cooking demo wide angle shot

2018 Halifax VegFest cooking demo wide angle shot

2018 Halifax VegFest cooking demo wide angle shot

2018 Halifax VegFest cooking demo wide angle shot

Brett Ruskin hosts while asking Kirsten Costello what she's cooking

Lauren Marshall of Real Fake Meats poses for a photo during the cooking demo

Lauren Marshall of Real Fake Meats poses for a photo during the cooking demo

2018 Halifax Vegfest cooking demo featuring Lauren Marshall of Real Fake Meats

2018 Halifax Vegfest cooking demo food prep

2018 Halifax Vegfest cooking demo Dessert

2018 Halifax Vegfest cooking demo featuring Kirsten Costello of Wild Leek

2018 Halifax Vegfest cooking demo large crowd

2018 Halifax Vegfest cooking demo featuring Brett Ruskin and Jessie Doyle

2018 Halifax Vegfest cooking demo featuring Brett Ruskin and Jessie Doyle

2018 PHOTOBOOTH