Turkey Holds First-Ever Vegan Festival

Breaking news: This past weekend, June 13-14, 2015, Turkey made headlines by holding its first-ever vegan festival. VegFest Turkey, held at the Raw Culinary Arts and Hospitality Institute in the Kartepe district, included workshops, panels, documentary film screenings, presentations on vegan nutrition and philosophy, yoga workshops, dance shows, and the promotion of vegan products. With participants invited to bring their own favorite vegan dishes and a tent to camp out overnight, the festival maintained a personal, commune-inspired feel while at the same time bringing in a series of speakers to discuss the importance of sustainability, mindful consumption, and healthy living.

Original articles: http://www.dailysabah.com/expats-corner/2015/06/06/visit-vegfest-turkeys... and http://vegfestturkey.org/

Image source: http://vegfestturkey.org/

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