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The Seed: A Two Day Vegan Immersion In NYC’s SoHo

The Seed is a two day vegan immersion that will take place in SoHo from June 16-17. The mission of the immersion is to teach people how to maintain their health by using the benefits of plant life. In addition, the founders of The Seed hope that the event will inspire awareness about being healthy and helping the world.

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Activities will include keynote speakers, food presentations and samplings, movie screenings, 80+ vendors, workshops, musical entertainment. Vendors will include cruelty-free wares and cosmetics. Some speakers include  bestselling author Kathy Freston, triathlon winner Brendan Brazier, medical doctor Joel Fuhrman, and popular podcast personalities Colleen Patrick-Goudreau and Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan. Movie screenings include “Vegucated” by Marisa Miller Wolfson, “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead,” directed by Joe Cross, “Lunch Hour” by James Costa and many more.

Please click here for a look at the full schedule.

The Seed’s co-founder, Erin Red says, “Bust Magazine will be organizing a ‘Vegan Craftacular,’ where independent artists will be showcasing and selling their DIY vegan art. This event will truly cover all aspects of a vegan lifestyle, from the food, to the fashion, to the fun!”

Proceeds will go to The New York Coalition for Healthy School Food and Mercy for Animals.

WHEN: Saturday, June 16, 10:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 17, 10:15 a.m. to 4:45  p.m.

WHERE:
82Mercer
82 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012
Ph. 917-639-5850

TICKETS: Please purchase tickets online here or at the door. Two day admission is $30; one day admission for either day is $20.

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