Australian Vegan Events!

Between 2015 and 2020, Australia is projected to continue as the third-fastest-growing vegan market in the world looking at a 9.6% growth. In Australia, it’s Tasmania that’s leading demand for vegan options. Newcastle, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Canberra also make it to the top 5 locations most interested in veganism.

Globally, the vegan lifestyle has been supported by the increased awareness about the health benefits of vegan options, as well as the increased need that Australians have developed for transparency in what the consume. The internet makes it simple for consumers to easily access information on veganism and farm- to-table practices as more and more, people want to know where their food comes from.

image via http://www.independent.co.uk/

With demand increasing, Veganism is losing its ‘hippie’ stereotype and becoming more mainstream every day. People want good food they don’t feel guilty eating, both morally and in terms of their own health.

The popularity of a vegan lifestyle is also evident in the number of special vegan events in Australia that are increasing every year. From markets to festivals to cooking classes to potlucks to picnics to conferences and more, each state hosts a plethora of events that both the vegan, and non-vegan, community are embracing.

It is indeed exciting times!

Below is a list of the major events upcoming over the next few months in Australia.

If you are at the Melbourne Spring Vegan Festival or the Melbourne World Vegan Day- come and say hello to us at our stall!

(here we are at last years event)

 

Festivals:

Sydney Cruelty Free Festival 

Sunday 22 October 2017 

www.crueltyfreefestival.org.au

 

Spring Vegan Festival, Melbourne

Saturday 28 October 2017

facebook.com/146500862585546

 

Adelaide Vegan Festival 

28 to 29 October 2017 

www.veganfestival.info

 

World Vegan Day Lunch, Parliament House, Canberra 

Saturday 4 November 2017 

trybooking.com/book/event?eid=307058

 

Melbourne World Vegan Day 

Sunday 12 November 2017 

www.wvd.org.au

 

Perth Cruelty Free Fair 

19 November 2017

facebook.com/theperthcrueltyfreefair

 

Ballarat Vegan Festival 

13 to 21 January 2018 

facebook.com/BallaratVeganFestival

Markets:

Brisbane Vegan Markets 

Second Sunday of each month 

facebook.com/brisbaneveganmarkets

 

Eco Markets, NSW Northern Rivers 

Every month 

https://www.facebook.com/ourecomarkets/

 

Sydney Vegan Market 

Every month (starting 19 November 2017)

www.sydneyveganmarket.com

 

The Vegan Affair Market, Adelaide 

Every four months 

facebook.com/theveganaffairmarket

 

Other events across Australia- http://www.veganaustralia.org.au/events

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