Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2013
The 4th Annual Texas State Veggie Fair in Dallas on Sunday, October 20, is expected to again attract a record crowd of vegans, vegetarians, the veggie-curious + eco-conscious, animal lovers and others interested in education and exposure to all things veggie. The family and dog-friendly event is at Reverchon Park from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Centered on plant-based cuisine, healthy green living, and animal welfare, the Texas Veggie Fair features a full performance schedule headlined by Grammy-Award winner Erykah Badu, more than 100 vegan food and product vendors, an expanded "Veggie Village" kids' and arts area, a local beer garden, chef demos and speakers from across the country.
Event founder and DallasVegan.com blogger James Scott said the event has quadrupled in four years, attracting an increasingly diverse and growing audience. “We created the Texas Veggie Fair to appeal to a wide range of people -- from the curious newbie struggling to like broccoli to the fully committed vegan. Regardless of dietary preferences, people from throughout Texas and surrounding states come for the music, the fun, the speakers and, yes, even non-vegans come for the food because it's...delicious."
Event co-producer Stephanie M. Casey was so enthused after attending last year's event that she joined Scott this year as an organizer. The creative media producer and founder of Frugal Foodie Dallas is melding her passion for a heavily plant-based and eco lifestyle with her experience in film, online communications and music to help Scott take the event to a new level. "Our event will display how vegan options are all around us. If, after attending our fair, someone decides to start eating one vegan meal a day or to make more conscientious, ethical purchase choices for home and wardrobe or is inspired to encourage their neighborhood bar to recycle – awesome. The impact of every single small or big change spreads and grows this kinder lifestyle to the betterment of Dallas. And the world at large. For people, animals, the planet."
The performance stage features a full line-up of music and speakers:
MEDIA NOTE: A separate release will be issued soon with detailed information on Chef Demos + Veggie Village.
DATE: Sunday, October 20, 2013
TIME: 11:00 AM - 6PM
LOCATION: Reverchon Park
3505 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX, 75219
ADMISSION: FREE, Donations Encouraged at entrance
ABOUT THE PRODUCERS:
JAMES SCOTT, Founder and Co-producer
James Scott grew up in Grapevine, Texas but has called Dallas his home for the last 10 years. When he became vegan more than seven years ago, he was surprised by the growing number of likeminded people and wanted to be a catalyst for more change. In 2009 he founded DallasVegan.com and went on to organize the first ever Texas Veggie Fair in 2010. James' "day job" is in IT and enjoys playing ice hockey and running marathons in his spare time.
STEPHANIE M. CASEY, Co-producer
A Dallas native, Stephanie left Texas for 14 years to work in media on both coasts. Starting with NYU film school, Casey went on to work with Bill Moyers and HBO in New York before moving to Los Angeles to work with Garry Marshall, M. Night Shyamalan and others in film. She then ventured north to Portland, Oregon where she wrote, produced and toured her own music. Back in Dallas for five years, Casey has been media director for In-Sync Exotics and worked as Producer for Neiman Marcus Online Creative. She created and operates Frugal Foodie Dallas, owns FBPagesDesign.com and does freelance creative production + strategy. This is her first year as a producer for the Texas Veggie Fair.
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