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EXHIBITORS
POST-PARADE EXPO
UNION SQUARE PARK





INVITED EXHIBITORS
PARADE DATE: SUN., APR. 2, 2017




Veggie Pride Parade NYC is a non-commercial First Amendment event.
Exhibitor space is granted by invitation only.
Call 212-966-2060 if you'd like to be an exhibitor and do not see your name on the list.
  • A Vegan Life
  • A Well Fed World
  • African Holistic Health Chapter of NYC, cannot attend
  • Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, confirmed
  • American Vegan Society, Freya and Anne Dinshah, confirmed
  • The Animals's Battalion, confirmed
  • books table, the late Rynn Berry
  • Be Made Whole, confirmed
  • Beanfields (vegan bean chips sample bags), confirmed
  • Black Vegetarians of New York
  • Catskill Animal Sanctuary
  • Collectively Free, confirmed
  • Compassion Over Killing
  • Christian Vegetarian Association
  • DoNotEatUs.org
  • Delicious TV, Betsy Carson, cannot attend
  • Direct Action Everywhere, confirmed
  • Empire State Humane Voters, confirmed
  • F.A.R.M. and Animal Rights National Conference, confirmed
  • Fish Feel, confirmed
  • Food Empowerment Project
  • Friends of Animals
  • Global Justice for Animals and the Environment, confirmed
  • Green Compassion / Youth Buddhism Communications, speaker Joan Wai, confirmed
  • Healthy Planet (Long Island), Bob DiBenedetto, speaker, confirmed
  • Humane Farming Association, confirmed
  • The Humane League, confirmed
  • Humane Party, Clifton Roberts (presidential candidate), confirmed
  • Jewish Veg, confirmed
  • Kuli Kuli Foods (food table) www.kulikulifoods.com, confirmed
  • Lantern Books, confirmed
  • NY Farm Animal Save, confirmed
  • Vance Lehmkuhl, authors's table, confirmed
  • LION (Long Island Orchestrating for Nature)
  • The Love Kitchen
  • Loving Hut, confirmed
  • May Wah, (food donation)
  • Vegan Meetup Groups with David Greene, confirmed
  • Menu table, confirmed
  • Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society,
  • Mercy for Animals, Pay-Per-View (watch a video, get a dollar)
  • Nature Has Flavor, confirmed
  • No. American Vegetarian Society (NAVS)
  • NYCLASS, Edita Birnkrant, speaker, confirmed
  • Original Buddhism Society in America
  • Charles Patterson, author
  • PeTA, confirmed
  • PCRM, confirmed
  • R.O.A.R. (Reaching Out for Animal Rights), confirmed
  • Responsible Eating and Living (REAL), confirmed
  • Raw Revolution (food donation)
  • Sadhu Vaswani Center
  • 7th Day Adventists, confirmed
  • Solutionary School (humane ed.)
  • Kevin Storm Show, cannot attend
  • Supreme Master Ching Hai, International, confirmed
  • www.totallyhumane.org, confirmed
  • Try Vegan LLC (food truck, food & clothing vendor, www.tryvegannj.com), confirmed
  • United Poultry Concerns, speaker Karen Davis, PhD., confirmed
  • V-Spot (food table), confirmed
  • The Vegan Nest, confirmed
  • Vegan Outreach, cannot attend
  • Vegan Robs (food vendor, veganrobs.com), confirmed
  • Vegetarian Resource Group, VRG, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Vision
  • VivaVegie Society confirmed
  • Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, cannot attend
  • Young Jains of America
  • Youth for Understanding USA, confirmed
  • Mickey Z, authors's table, will not attend under protest



PAST EXPOS


EXHIBITORS 2016, CLICK FOR IMAGES



EXHIBITORS 2016 FOLLOW



  • African Holistic Health Chapter of NYC, could not attend
  • Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, confirmed
  • American Vegan Society, Freya Dinshah, could not attend
  • books table, the late Rynn Berry, could not attend
  • Beanfields (bean chips donation), confirmed
  • Chilis on Wheels, confirmed
  • Collectively Free, confirmed
  • Compassion Over Killing, could not attend
  • DoNotEatUs.org,, confirmed
  • F.A.R.M. and Animal Rights National Confrence, confirmed
  • Fish Feel,
  • confirmed
  • Food Empowerment Project, confirmed
  • Friends of Animals, could not attend
  • Global Justice for Animals and the Environment, confirmed
  • Green Compassion / Youth Buddhism Communications, speaker Joan Wai, could not attend
  • Healthy Planet (Long Island), Bob DiBenedetto, speaker, confirmed
  • Humane Farming Association, confirmed
  • Jewish Vegetarians of North America, confirmed
  • Lantern Books, could not attend
  • The Love Kitchen (food table), confirmed
  • May Wah, (food donation), could not attend
  • Vegan Meetup Groups with David Greene,
  • TBD
  • Menu table, confirmed
  • Mercy for Animals, Pay-Per-View (watch a video, get a dollar), could not attend
  • author's table, Victoria Moran, could not attend
  • PeTA, confirmed
  • R.O.A.R. (Reaching Out for Animal Rights, T-shirts for sale), confirmed
  • Responsible Eating and Living (REAL), confirmed
  • Raw Revolution (food donation), confirmed
  • Kevin Storm Show, confirmed
  • Supreme Master Ching Hai, Int'l., confirmed
  • United Poultry Concerns, confirmed
  • V-Spot (empanadas for sale), confirmed
  • V-Burger (burger samples for sale), confirmed
  • Vegan Outreach, could not attend
  • Vegetarian Resource Group, VRG, confirmed
  • VivaVegie Society, confirmed






EXHIBITORS 2015, CLICK FOR IMAGES



EXHIBITORS 2015 FOLLOW



  • A Vegan Life, confirmed
  • African Holistic Health Chapter of NYC, confirmed
  • Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, confirmed
  • American Vegan Society, Freya Dinshah, confirmed
  • books table, the late Rynn Berry, confirmed
  • Collectively Free, confirmed
  • Compassion Over Killing, confirmed
  • Christian Vegetarian Association, confirmed
  • F.A.R.M. and Animal Rights National Confrence, confirmed
  • Fish Feel,
  • confirmed
  • Food Empowerment Project, confirmed
  • Friends of Animals, confirmed
  • Global Justice for Animals and the Environment, confirmed
  • Green Compassion / Youth Buddhism Communications, speaker Joan Wai, confirmed
  • Healthy Planet (Long Island), Bob DiBenedetto, speaker, confirmed
  • Humane Farming Association, confirmed
  • Jewish Vegetarians of North America, confirmed
  • Lantern Books, confirmed
  • LION (Long Island Orchestrating for Nature), confirmed
  • The Love Kitchen, confirmed
  • May Wah, (food donation), confirmed
  • Meetup Dot Com (veg groups),
  • TBD
  • Menu table, confirmed
  • Mercy for Animals, Pay-Per-View (watch a video, get a dollar), confirmed
  • author's table, Victoria Moran, confirmed
  • No. American Vegetarian Society (NAVS), confirmed
  • Original Buddhism Society in America, confirmed
  • Charles Patterson, author, confirmed
  • PeTA, confirmed
  • PCRM, confirmed
  • R.O.A.R. (Reaching Out for Animal Rights), confirmed
  • Responsible Eating and Living (REAL), confirmed
  • Raw Revolution (food donation), confirmed
  • 7th Day Adventists confirmed
  • Solutionary School (humane ed.), confirmed
  • Kevin Storm Show, confirmed
  • Supreme Master Ching Hai, Int'l., confirmed
  • Barbara Thurmann-Calderaro, author, confirmed
  • United Poultry Concerns, confirmed
  • V-Spot (food donation), confirmed
  • Vegan Outreach, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Resource Group, VRG, confirmed
  • VivaVegie Society, confirmed
  • Whole Foods Kills Bunnies, confirmed
  • Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, confirmed
  • Young Jains of America, confirmed




EXHIBITORS 2014, CLICK FOR IMAGES



EXHIBITORS 2014 FOLLOW




  • Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, confirmed
  • American Vegan Society, Anne Dinshah, confirmed
  • books table, the late Rynn Berry, confirmed
  • Christian Vegetarian Association, confirmed
  • Compassion Over Killing, confirmed
  • Delicious TV, Betsy Carson cannot attend
  • F.A.R.M., confirmed
  • Fish Feel,
  • confirmed
  • Friends of Animals, confirmed
  • Global Justice for Animals and the Environment, confirmed
  • Green Compassion / Youth Buddhism Communications, speaker Joan Wai, confirmed
  • Healthy Planet (Long Island), Bob DiBenedetto, speaker, confirmed
  • Jewish Vegetarians of North America, confirmed
  • Lantern Books, confirmed
  • The Love KitchEN (food donation), confirmed
  • Menu table, confirmed
  • Mercy for Animals, Pay-Per-View (watch a video, get a dollar), confirmed
  • Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society,
  • cannot attend
  • author's table, Victoria Moran, confirmed
  • No. American Vegetarian Society (NAVS), cannot attend
  • Original Buddhism Society,
  • TBD
  • PeTA, confirmed
  • Raw Revolution (food donation), confirmed
  • R.O.A.R. (Reaching Out for Animal Rights), confirmed
  • Responsible Eating and Living (REAL), confirmed
  • 7th Day Adventists TBD
  • Supreme Master Ching Hai, Int'l., confirmed
  • Team Organic, vegan triathletes cannot attend
  • United Poultry Concerns, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Vision cannot attend
  • Vegan Outreach, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Resource Group, VRG, confirmed
  • VivaVegie Society, confirmed
  • V-Spot (food donation), confirmed
  • Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, confirmed
  • author's table, Mickey Z, confirmed




EXHIBITORS 2013, CLICK FOR IMAGES



EXHIBITORS 2013 FOLLOW



  • author's table, Victoria Moran, confirmed
  • author's table, Rynn Berry, confirmed
  • author's table, Mickey Z, confirmed
  • Black Vegetarian of New York
  • Catskill Animal Sanctuary
  • Compassion Over Killing, confirmed
  • DoNotEatUs.org
  • F.A.R.M., confirmed
  • Responsible Eating and Living (REAL), Caryn Hartglass, confirmed
  • American Vegan Society, Freya Dinshah, confirmed
  • A Well Fed World,
  • Global Justice for Animals and the Environment
  • Friends of Animals, confirmed
  • Green Compassion / Youth Buddhism Communications, speaker Joan Wai, confirmed
  • Healthy Planet (Long Island), Bob DiBenedetto, speaker, confirmed
  • Lantern Books, confirmed
  • Integral Yoga
  • Meetup Dot Com (veg groups),
  • confirmed
  • Original Buddhism Society, confirmed
  • Christian Vegetarian Association, confirmed
  • Menu table, confirmed
  • Micah Books, confirmed
  • Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society
  • No. American Vegetarian Society (NAVS), confirmed
  • PeTA, confirmed
  • Raw Revolution (food donation),
  • Mercy for Animals, Pay-Per-View (watch a video, get a dollar), confirmed
  • Sadhu Vaswani Center
  • 7th Day Adventists
  • Delicious TV, Betsy Carson
  • Organic Avenue, confirmed
  • Catskill Animal Sanctuary,
  • R.O.A.R. (Reaching Out for Animal Rights), confirmed
  • Supreme Master Ching Hai, Int'l., confirmed
  • Team Organic, vegan triathletes,
  • United Poultry Concerns, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Vision
  • Vegan Outreach, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Resource Group, VRG, confirmed
  • VivaVegie Society, confirmed
  • V-Spot (food donation), confirmed
  • Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary



EXHIBITORS 2012, CLICK FOR IMAGES



EXHIBITORS 2012 FOLLOW



  • author's table, Rynn Berry, confirmed
  • author's table, Mickey Z, confirmed
  • Catskill Animal Sanctuary, confirmed
  • Compassion Over Killing, confirmed
  • DoNotEatUs.org
  • F.A.R.M., confirmed
  • Responsible Eating and Living (REAL), Caryn Hartglass, confirmed
  • Global Justice for Animals and the Environment, confirmed
  • Friends of Animals, confirmed
  • Green Compassion / Youth Buddhism Communications, confirmed
  • Healthy Planet (Long Island), confirmed
  • Hearts for Animals, confirmed
  • Lantern Books, confirmed
  • Meetup Dot Com (veg groups), confirmed
  • Organic Avenue
  • Menu table, confirmed
  • Mercy for Animals, confirmed
  • Micah Books, confirmed
  • Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society
  • R.O.A.R. (Reaching Out for Animal Rights), confirmed
  • No. American Vegetarian Society (NAVS)
  • PeTA, confirmed
  • Raw Revolution (food donation), confirmed
  • Mercy for Animals, Pay-Per-View (watch a video, get a dollar), confirmed
  • Sadhu Vaswani Center
  • Sequel Naturals (Vega protein packet, food donation), after 3 p.m.
  • 7th Day Adventists, confirmed
  • Supreme Master Ching Hai, Int'l., confirmed
  • Team Organic, vegan triathletes
  • United Poultry Concerns, confirmed
  • Vegan Outreach, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Resource Group, VRG, confirmed
  • Vegetarian Vision
  • VivaVegie Society, confirmed
  • V-Spot (food donation), confirmed
  • Whole Earth Bakery (food donation), confirmed
  • Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, confirmed

EXHIBITORS 2011, CLICK FOR IMAGES



EXHIBITORS 2011 FOLLOW


  • A Well Fed World
  • American Vegan Society
  • author's table, Rynn Berry, Hannah Kaminsky
  • Catskill Animal Sanctuary
  • Christian Vegetarian Association
  • Deliciious TV
  • F.A.R.M.
  • Farm Sanctuary
  • Bruce Friedrich, speaker
  • Global Justice for Animals and the Environment
  • Friends of Animals
  • Green Compassion / Youth Buddhism Communications
  • Healthy Planet (Long Island)
  • Hearts for Animals
  • Jewish Vegetarians of North America, JVNA
  • Dr. Michael Klaper, speaker
  • Lantern Books
  • Meetup Dot Com (veg groups)
  • Menu table
  • Mercy for Animals
  • Micah Books
  • Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society
  • Misc. food donations
  • Victoria Moran
  • R.O.A.R. (Reaching Out for Animal Rights)
  • No. American Vegetarian Society (NAVS)
  • Raw Revolution (food donation)
  • Pay-Per-View (watch a video, get a dollar)
  • Sequel Naturals (Vega protein packet, food donation)
  • 7th Day Adventists
  • Supreme Master Ching Hai, Int'l.
  • Team Organic, vegan triathletes
  • United Poultry Concerns
  • Vegan Outreach
  • VivaVegie Society
  • V-Spot (food donation)
  • Whole Earth Bakery (food donation)

EXHIBITORS 2010



Click HERE to see the 2009 exhibitors (or just scroll down).

The following images are from the rally and expo in Union Square Park, NYC,
which took place directly after the 2010 Veggie Pride Parade, Sunday, May 16.

Photos by Alan Rice, unless specified otherwise.


American Vegan Society—this year celebrating its 50th year.
Melissa Danielle represents Black Vegetarians Society of New York.
Dawn Moncrief and associate represent A Well-Fed World.
Catskill Animal Sanctuary reaching out to the inquisitive.


Don't Eat Me (Dot Org) distributed deeply persuasive literature.
Betsy Carson strays from her Delicious TV Totally Vegetarian table to capture video footage of the food people.
Farm Sanctuary, making a handsome presentation.
Edita Birnkrant represents Friends of Animals.


F.A.R.M (Farm Animal Reform Movement)—granddaddy vegan group—makes a splash.
Main-stage speaker Joan Wai communes with volunteers of Green Compassion / Youth Buddhistm Communications.
HSUS emailed us late morning of the event that with regrets they had an entanglement.
Hearts for Animals presents. Thank you fearless leader Claudia Rose Emerson for your invaluable crowd-shot photography.


Integral Yoga after a day of free goodie-bag handouts.
Food-donation outpost: Lärabar energy-bar samples & Primal Spirit jerky.
Martin Rowe of Lantern Books displays the wares: so many vegan books!
Menu table introduces the uninitiated to the vegan-restaurant mecca that is New York City.


Matt Rice and associate of Mercy for Animals greets the curious.
Roberta Kalechofsky of Micah Publications pauses for a smile.
Author and main-stage speaker Tracye McQuirter sells her new blockbuster book, By Any Greens Necessary.
Roberta Schiff of Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society (MHVS) represents her group as well as Jewish Vegetarians of North America (JVNA).
Elizabeth Forel represents her group: Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages.


Here we see Meetup.com chums Doug Greene and Demetrius Bagley with associate. Photo by Gina Green.
Volunteer for North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) breaks open another carton of lit for the masses.
Natural Kitchen Cooking School giving Veggie Pride Parade a lot of class.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA) puts it weight behind our parade and expo.


Raw Revolution offering a tasty food donation to the throngs.
Prolific author of vegan titles Rynn Berry presents a treasure trove of books.
Seventh Day Adventists enjoys its day in the vegan sun.
Supreme Master Ching Hai Int'l Assn. presents its enthusiatic vegan message.


Team Organic NYC comes on healthfully and energetically.
Main-stage speaker Karen Davis of United Poultry Concerns (UPC) make a case to an inquisitive table grazer.
VegOut goes heavy on the vegan lit, and we're thankful for that.
Derek Goodwin of Vegan Radio / Vegan Bus also functioned as the expo's Soapbox Testimonial Station dj. Go Derek!


Vegan Outreach does vegan outreach.
V-Spot, Brooklyn, hard at work getting free vegan empanadas to the many many hungry expo guests.
Empanada hero Danny Carabano of V-Spot takes a moment to pose.
Veg institution Vegetarian Resource Group helps the newbies get the most from their veggies.


Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary gets creative with a portable "ask me" booth.
Jenny Brown and Doug Abel of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary are all smiles at the expo.
Whole Earth Bakery (proprietor Peter Silvestri in the middle) does it again: distributes scruptious vegan baked goods to die for.








EXHIBITORS 2009



A UNITED FRONT
OF EAST-COAST VEGAN SOLIDARITY



The following images are from the rally and expo in Union Square Park, NYC,
which took place directly after the 2009 Veggie Pride Parade, Sunday, May 17.

Photos by Alan Rice, unless specified otherwise.


Authors' table: Rynn Berry (left) and Charles Patterson sign their books.
Freya Dinshah, principle of the American Vegan Society, which is celebrating its 50th year in 2010, is shown here going all out selling vegan books.
Catskill Animal Sanctuary came to exhibit. It's now working toward a life-giving matching grant
Caryn Hartglass, of Earthsave International, founded by John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America. See video that EarthSave TV made of the event.


F.A.R.M., founders/sponsors of Meatout, World Farm Animals Day, and Gentle Thanksgiving, is also the sponsoring organization of the annual Animal Rights Conference.
Here's David Benzaquen of Farm Sanctuary, the leading national advocacy group for farmed animal welfare.
Radio host and long-time* director of the multifaceted Healthy Planet Bob DiBenedetto staffs his booth at the expo. (*Before Healthy Planet, Earthsave.)
Patrick Kwan is seen here representing the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), which has spearheaded numerous ground-breaking undercover investigations that have put the meat industry firmly on notice.

Martin Rowe, co-publisher of Lantern Books, publishers of scores of books on veganism, including parade organizer Pamela Rice's 101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian.
The Netherlands was represented at the parade and expo. Marianne Theime (not picutured), MP, Party for the Animals, was a speaker at the 2009 VPP expo. She was the main narrator for the groundbreaking documentary Meat the Truth
Veggie Meetup Groups in NYC; some examples include: NYC Vegan EatUP Meetup, New York City Vegetarian Meetup, and New York City Raw Food Meetup. Seated is Meatup-for-vegans advocate Doug Greene.
A mini-mountain of menus from local veggie restaurants was on hand at this booth.



Mercy for Animals has spearheaded numerous undercover investigations of farmed animal abuse, meanwhile producing invaluable video footage.
Roberta Schiff (head down), events coordinator of Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, prepares scrumptious vegan sandwiches using donated Tofurky® Deli Slices from Turtle Island Foods
Here are Robert and Roberta Kalechofsky of Micah Publishing, the compassionate source for Jewish-vegetarian and animal-rights books.
Natural Kitchen Cooking School


People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA), the national media and campaign and celebrity masters for veganism and animals rights
Volunteer Tom Thompson passes out the food donation of Primal Strips, by Primal Spirit Foods
Raw Revolution food donation
Not exactly an exhibitor, but "Church of Not Shopping" poobah and then-"mayoral candidate" Reverend Billy made a welcomed appearance. See the trailer for his upcoming Morgan Spurlock-produced film, "What Would Jesus Buy"


Sadhu Vaswani Mission and Center, inspired by the late founder Guru Sri Sadhu Vaswani and current guru Dada J.P. Vaswani, who spoke at the event.
Supreme Master Ching Hai Int'l Assn., indefatigable advocates of the vegan lifestyle.
Team Organic NYC, vegan world-class cyclists added color and verve to the parade and expo.
United Poultry Concerns, founded and directed by Karen Davis (not pictured), was a speaker at the event.



World-class vegan cylist Christine Vardaros, shown her with her exhibit.
Vegan Outreach, pamphleteers extraordinaire—originators of the great WHY VEGAN information pamphlet; here's their exhibit.
Derek Goodwin (right), of Vegan Radio and Vegan Bus
Michael Balducci and Chef Mark Rasmussen of Veggie Brothers gave out coupons for their mail-order vegan foods


Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG), the long-time national group for a treasure-trove for practical information for vegans everywhere, staffs its exhibit.
V-Spot distributes and distributes and distributes free vegan empanadas all day from its booth at the expo. We love you, V-Spot!
The exhibit table of VivaVegie Society, the sponsoring organization of the parade, is staffed by long-time author, speaker, and anti-dairy advocate George Eisman, RD.
Whole Earth Bakery, here with its food donation to satisfy the soul; Peter Silvestri, shakin' and bakin' chief cook and bottle washer, ur, owner, is in blue and the hat.


Jenny Brown, right, of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary
Youth Buddhism Communications. Joan Wai, executive director and featured speaker at the event, is at right.
Zico / Whole Foods Market, Union Square, food donation: two thousand (2,000) containers of Zico coconut waters. Thank you, volunteers Leticia Bido and Donna Irwin for passing them on to the thirsty crowd.





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