Sponsors & Exhibitors
Thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors! Their commitment to quality products and services, compassion for animals, and the health of our planet proves there is so much good in this world.
Thank you to our 2019 sponsors
Boon Burger - Canada's first all vegan burger cafe, Boon is proud to offer a 100% plant-based menu. Winner of Novemburger of the Year and most sold 2017. 30 mouth-watering burgers, baked fries, poutine, soups, chili and our dairy-free soft serve. Everything is made fresh, including our mayos, salad dressings and sauces
Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps – Handcrafting soap, bath & body products for over 25 years. Vegan, Paraben, Phthalate and Palm Free.
Friends of Veggie Fest
Exhibitors for 2019 (yay!)
3 Teas – Over 30 different kinds of ethically produced loose leaf teas without sugar or artificial flavors. All vegan and gluten free.
Alive Intention Bracelets – Handmade bracelets/jewelry made with semi-precious stones and infused with love and Intention.
Animal Justice - Animal Justice is Canada's only animal law organization. We lead the legal fight for animals in Canada.
Anything Grows Seed Company – We sell Vegetable, Flower, Microgreen & Sprouting Seeds. Vegetable seedlings, Sprout Jar Lid & other garden related things.
Apiecalypse Now - Apiecalypse Now is one of Toronto's original vegan shops. Winner of 12+ best of awards in the city‚a favourite of vegans and non-vegans alike.
At War for Animals Niagara - AWFAN is a Niagara based group fighting for legal recognition of personhood for nonhuman animals and for an end to species based discrimination.
Beez Smootheez - Local, Organic, Smoothie/Juice serving up high vibrational plant medicines.
Bliss Gelato - Stoney Creek gelato shop. No hype, no gimmicks, just authentic gelato, made on site, one small batch at a time. Available for events, pop-up stores and at our retail shop.
Bliss Kitchen – We are an eatery and juice & smoothie bar where healthy and delicious live happily in blissful balance. We believe in eating with a purpose. Food to heal. Food to nourish. Food to thrive. There are infinite possibilities for living a plant-powered, whole-food, nutrient-dense lifestyle and we are here to help!
BooMoo Nut Cheese Co/Blossom Bakery – Wholesale bakery and vegan cheese producer located on our family farm. We specialize in traditional and gluten free flatbread pizzas, vegan cheeses and dips.
Boon Burger - We are very proud to offer a 100% animal-free, plant-based menu. With your support, it is our goal to make every ingredient sustainable. A large part of our menu is organic, local or fair-trade and made up of whole food, non-processed ingredients. Burgers, Pizzas, Poutines and more! All house made.
Cathy's Kombucha - Cathy's Kombucha is a small batch kombucha brewery, based out of Oakville. Our premium tea blends deliver you the cleanest, most refreshing kombucha you've ever had.
Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary – Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary is Ontario's longest running farm sanctuary and has been rescuing hundreds of animals from being slaughtered since 1999.
Chalice Spice - At Chalice Spice we are committed to health and wellness. Our mission is to share the healing powers of herbs and spices by providing the utmost quality ingredients. All of our handcrafted products are made utilizing certified organic and 100% real vegan ingredients to ensure maximum zest and aroma.
Chau - Inspired by Asian street food from Saigon to Tokyo, Chau blends the flavours of Asian food with Canadian classics, creating crave-worthy dishes, that leave diners hungry for more.
ChocoSol - Chocosol is a bean-to-bar artisanal chocolate maker. We use organic, forest garden, shade-grown cacao. Chocolates are made without gluten, soy, and nuts, and are vegan.
Coven Plant-Based Marketplace - Hamilton's first vegan deli, grocery, and marketplace. Hand crafted baked goods & vegan deli meats and a thoroughly researched selection of Ontario's best vegan products.
Denise Massie - Plant-Based Holistic Nutritionist
Dolled Up Desserts - Hamilton's award winning gluten free and vegan baking manufacturer. We make simple baking mixes and delicious treats for the not so simple diet so you can enjoy dessert simply.
dōTERRA Essential Oils – Plant-based remedies for plant-based living! From the earth to your hands, every part of dōTERRA’s essential oils are brought to you through sustainable practices and lifting other countries in the world through co-impact sourcing. Visit us to sign up for a free class and find out how to support your health and wellness through the use of these beautiful gifts from the earth! * brought to you by plant-based wellness advocate and essential oil educator Monica La Vella, founder of Veggie Fest Hamilton *
Dreamers Dog Sanctuary - We are a Dog rescue focusing on the unwanted, sick and starving dogs living in the remote communities (reservations) of Northern Ontario.
Dundurn Market - The Dundurn Market features the best local, organic produce, local baking, fresh roasted coffee and artisan items our city has to offer.
Earthology - Earthology handcrafts vegan food wraps, made from 100% GOTS certified organic cotton, organic jojoba, coniferous tree resin and eco plant based waxes.
ESPE – ESPE is a Canadian vegan fashion brand featuring wallets, purses and fashion accessories that are whimsical, unique and cruelty-free.
Eva's Chimneys Chimneys - Eva's is the home of Toronto's famous Chimney Cones¬Æ. We hand-roll and bake all of our pastries fresh to order and fill them with soft serve and our house made toppings. Our signature dough is vegan AND we offer vegan soft serve!
Everything Nice - At everything nice, we strive to provide you with tasty, tantalizing meal kits that range from the everyday to the exotic.
FAIR/SQUARE - Online store for fair & vegan products made in Canada.
Fairly Frosted Bakery – Perfectly delicious baked goods and ice creams for you and your family to enjoy. Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free: Everything, Always.
Fauna Foundation - Fauna Foundation is Canada's only chimpanzee sanctuary. Fauna's primary objective is to create a protected environment for neglected, abused farm and domestic animals and former biomedical research chimpanzees.
Fauxmagerie Zengarry - Fauxmagerie Zengarry is an award-winning artisanal fine cashew cheese made in Canada. Suitable/Offering for Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free diets.
Firebat Coffee - Committed to bridge responsible commerce in North America with great artisans that preserve the purity of specialty coffee from single origin farms.
Globally Local - Globally Local is Canada's first all vegan fast food restaurant located in London, ON. The food truck will continue to feature menu items around Southwestern Ontario.
Good Food For Good – Good Food For Good is an organic food company that makes it easy to eat healthy at home, while supporting a greater mission to provide food to communities in need. Every purchase of our flavourful sauces, condiments and healing turmeric teas helps feed a person in need.
Hintys - Vegan gluten free products- Baked- Raw foods- cooked foods--preserves.
Hoof Apparel & Charlotte's Freedom Farm - Hoof Apparel is a Canadian vegan brand offering men's and women's clothing and apparel for a cause. It gives part of it's sales to Charlott'es Freedom Farm, a farm sanctuary.
In Fine Feather Yoga - We are a local yoga studio in Hamilton, offering a variety of classes and all levels. We sell locally made yoga products that a made from resourced material and some are plant based.
Kitties and Cabernet - Handcrafted items for winos & cat snuggling introverts. Every purr-chase helps kitties in need, 10% of each sale is donated to a local cat rescue.
Kraywoods Shop - Kraywoods wants to bring change to the industry with its wood sunglasses made from sustainable and recycled materials. For every purchase Kraywoods plants a Tree.
Ladybird Animal Sanctuary - Ladybird Animal Sanctuary is a unified voice for abandoned, abused and neglected animals in our community. Together, through a system of volunteers, foster homes, educators, animal lovers and exceptionally generous people, we aim to eliminate the unnecessary suffering of domestic animals in our local shelters.
Leafii - Toronto based small business that works with Thai artisans who craft leather alternatives out of teak leaves.
Mama Vegan - Creator of plant-based vegan honey substitute and vegan cheese maker.
Mami Wata - Mami Wata specializes in west African and Indian food fusion bites. Mami Wata in west Africa means Mother water or Mermaid.
Marci's Bakery - Marci's is Hamilton's 1st Vegan Bakery. We share our scratch-baked, love-filled, vegan delicasies both on our online shop and in shops throughout Ontario. Everything has added fibre, protein, & no allergens!
Miski Organic Superfoods Inc. - Premium Organic Superfoods. Certified organic, non-GMO, vegan certified, Kosher, gluten free.
Nature's Emporium - From our always organic fresh produce department, to our organic and fair trade juice bar and cafe, to our wellness department, where you’ll find all of the leading plant-based brands dedicated to holistic health, you can count on us to connect you with the nourishment you need to Eat Well and Live Better.
Niagara Samosa - Handmade hand rolled samosas specializing in vegan food. Samosas soups n salads and muffins and breads.
Nolaa Granolaa - We provide small batch vegan, organic and gluten free granola in 8 different flavours.
Pierogi Me! - Hamilton base company offering vegan pierogi in various flavors. Gluten free options available.
Plant Matter Kitchen - A plant-based restaurant and juice bar. Plant Matter Kitchen serves organic, delicious, vegan meals‚ the kind of food we serve our families!
Project Jessie Rescue/OnDragonWingsStudio - AnimalAlliance/Project Jessie rescue focuses mainly on dogs and cats that would otherwise be sent to research or euthanized for inappropriate reasons. OnDragonWingsStudio creates happy animal art that focuses on the individual spirit of each animal.
Ralphy’s Retreat Animal Sanctuary – Not for profit animal sanctuary specializing in pot belly pigs.
Rescue Dogs Vegan Hot Dogs & Street Fare – Canada's first & original vegan street food cart, serving hand rolled hot dogs and donating a portion of every sale to animal rescue.
Scratch Kitchen (a brand from The Horn of Plenty) - Add some magic to anything you eat! Our Vegan & Gluten-Free Coconut Bacon is hand made using organic coconut and all natural ingredients.. You can put this stuff on anything! Great for sandwiches, soups, salads, even ice cream or just eat it as savory snack!
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization with a mission to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans.
Sick on Sin – Sick On Sin is a vegan-owned small-biz that's been making tees, pins, totes, stickers, etc. featuring cute original designs (pro-veg messaging, food, animals) since 2005.
SOLASTA - Personal catering, private functions, weddings, family meals, family gatherings, birthday parties, in house fine dining.
Steel City Sauce Co. - Artisanal hot sauce company with a focus on using locally grown produce and eating healthy.
SUDSATORIUM - Bringing Plant Power To The People with our range of ethically handcrafted organic vegan skincare and cosmetics.
The Frying Dutchman Co. - Wholesome plant based comfort food. The Frying Dutchman Co. is Muskoka's only vegan food truck.
The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals - Advocate for protecting Canadian wildlife in the wild and captivity. Teaching co-existence with wildlife and educating about the cruelty of fur.
The Massage Lady – Relaxation Massages and positive energy sessions.
The Strudel Lady - Our strudels are always baked fresh, made with real Ontario fruit, do not contain any preservatives, and are nut free and vegan. Our strudels come in apple, cherry, and our famous Muskoka Wild Blueberry.
The Vegan B - Specializing in vegan baked goods with unique decorations and flavours!
Toronto Vegetarian Association - Toronto's go-to resource for all things veg. Providing free information and vegan cookbooks for sale.
Tucos Taco Lounge - Sudbury's premier vegan destination for simple, authentic Mexican and Central American styled food with big, bold flavours.
White Flame Company - Hamilton based family business featuring 2 of 7 Master Chandlers in the world. Premium handmade candles and over 2800 different types of crystals and gemstones.
WHOLLYGREENS - Healthy and natural bottled fruits and vegetable juices, no nut milk(tigernut), nut butters and packaged dry food(superfood). All with no added sugar, preservatives and concentrates.
Workshop Cold Brew - We are Workshop ColdBrew, A cold brew coffee company.
Wuxly Movement - Wuxly Movement is an outerwear brand with a social initiative. They are located downtown Toronto, and manufacture in Canada. They are a progressive brand that is animal-free and use military technology fabric, allowing our winter jackets perform up to -30C.
Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps – Handcrafting soap, bath & body products for over 25 years. Vegan, Paraben, Phthalate and Palm Free.
Yoso - We are dedicated to creating nutritious and wholesome products that support our health, our community, and our planet. We continually strive to source the healthiest ingredients to create great tasting foods that all can enjoy.