About the Food Fest

laptopIn 2020 the usually two-day festival will be packed into a lively two-hour virtual event with celebrated speakers and chefs and a Virtual Vegan Marketplace! Speakers livestream will be on Saturday, October 24, 2020, starting at 10 a.m. here on our Home page, and on the BVS Facebook page.


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2020 marks the 25 year anniversary of the Boston Veg Food Fest—the longest-running festival of its kind in the country! This is a special year for us, and we celebrate with an all-star roster of the most prominent experts in the world of plant-based nutrition and sustainable, animal-friendly living. Tune in for concise, lively sharing of their wisdom.

Our Virtual Vegan Marketplace brings together vendors of delicious plant-based foods, fashion, and lifestyle products from national and local companies. You will find an array of healthy and nutritious foods, convenience and transition foods, party foods, and international cuisines. Visitors to the online marketplace can explore a wide variety of eatables, clothing, accessories, and personal care productsall from plant sourcesthat are good for people and friendly to animals and the environment. Browse and shop all in one place, and get some nice festival special discounts! Our nonprofit friends will be there, too!

The Boston Veg Food Fest is free and features:

  • exciting vendors in our 2020 Virtual Vegan Marketplace
  • 100% plant-sourced food, fashion, and lifestyle products
  • “Ask the Vegan Registered Dietitian” for expert answers to your nutrition questions
  • food producers and new products
  • cooking demonstrations by noted chefs
  • book and cookbook publishers and authors
  • top national speakers
  • educators on protecting animals and the environment
  • shopping at show discounts
  • restaurants
  • exhibitors of products and services which support a sustainable and caring way of life

Eating plant-based is one of the best things we can do to protect the environment and stem climate change.

The Festival is organized and presented by the all-volunteer nonprofit Boston Vegetarian Society (BVS.)  All Festival organizers donate their labor, time, and talents.

BVS offers this event to promote a way of eating and living that is kind to animals, the environment, and our own good health.

Read what our exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees have said about our past events! Join us for this year’s virtual event!

Brought to you by BVS

The Festival is organized and presented by the Boston Vegetarian Society (BVS). BVS is an all-volunteer non-profit founded in 1986, and offering programs throughout the year that advance a plant-based way of life. All BVS organizers donate their labor, time, and talents.