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Meet the 2019 Vendors!

Find vegan gear, try tasty cruelty-free treats and eats, and learn more about local nonprofits!

Arbonne - Katie Giorgio

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

​Katie Giorgio, Independent Arbonne Consultant, will be showcasing vegan and gluten-free cosmetics, skin care, nutritional products and more. Each Arbonne product is botanically-based and free from harmful ingredients.

Body Moves Fitness
​and Wellness Center

Coralville, Iowa

​Body Moves is a privately owned fitness studio in Coralville that offers fitness classes and programs to help you meet your exercise wants and needs. Whether you are an elite athlete, a die-hard Zumba fan, a yogi, an accomplished dancer, or a wanna-be dancer – whether you are starting to think about training for a 5K, or one who claims yourself to be totally out of shape . . . we have classes, special events, instructors, and a movement space dedicated for you. Every level of fitness, all ages, and all genders are welcome.

Brightside Kitchen

Clive, Iowa

PRESENTING SPONSOR!

A plant-based food business committed to making delicious food that supports the well-being of people, the planet, and animals.

Biscuits & Gravy
Fluffy house-made biscuits smothered in creamy peppered gravy

Tofu "Chickn" & Waffles Sandwich
Roasted tofu "chickn" on a waffle bun with spicy maple butter

French Toast Bagel Sandwich
Handmade French toast bagels, toasted and
topped with cinnamon sugar cream "cheese" & fresh strawberries

Cinnamon Rolls
Topped with vanilla buttercream frosting

Iced Maple Latte
Espresso, oat milk, and pure maple syrup on ice

Clementine

Iowa City, Iowa

Plant-based eats for everyone!

Loaded Nachos
Tortilla chips, cauliflower-walnut taco meat, refried beans,
guacamole, sunflower seed sour cream, salsa, cashew queso (gluten free)

Thanksgiving Big Bowl
Vegan buttery mashed potatoes, turkey seitan, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy

Hearty No Bake Cookies
Chocolate, peanut butter, oatmeal

Cocoa Bellissimo

Cherokee, Iowa

 

Delightful and delicious handmade vegan Artisan chocolate bars and confections.

THE COLLECTIVE

Des Moines, Iowa

 

​THE COLLECTIVE is a brand new vegan shop selling
​sustainable supplies to help you live your zero-waste dream!

Dodge Street Coffeehouse

Iowa City, Iowa

Plant-based eats for everyone!
 

​Homemade Scones
Pear & Cardamom
Blueberry & Lemon with Creamy Lemon Glaze
Dried Cherry & Pecan with Toasted Pecan Crumble
Fresh Raspberry & Vegan Chocolate Chip

Molly's Vegan Cupcakes
Chocolate (with vanilla or chocolate frosting)
Vanilla (with vanilla or chocolate frosting)

Protein Bites
Cinnamon Maple / Almond Joy / Matcha Pistachio

Fresh Coffee
Dodge Street Dark / Dodge Street Light

Eduskate - Live Screen Printing

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

Get your official VegFest of Eastern Iowa event t-shirt, printed right on-site by Lindsey from Eduskate! Proceeds from each shirt benefit VegFest of Eastern Iowa and the Vegan Community of Eastern Iowa. Thank you for your support! 

Envision Positive

Madison, Wisconsin

 

​Unique handmade home goods, accessories, jewelry, and much more - all with a vegan message!

The Full Bowl

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

​Black beans cooked with onions and garlic served over organic brown rice with a house-made lemon-garlic sauce, topped with cilantro, green onion, red cabbage, and mild salsa.

Get Fresh

Cedar Rapids / Iowa City, Iowa

 

​Fresh Cold-Pressed Juices
Smoothies (Freshies)
Lemonade
Iced Tea
Raw Energy Balls

Get Fresh will also be offering t-shirts and headbands for sale.

Harm Less Threads

Evergreen Park, Illinois

 

Fun vegan apparel and accessories, including tees, socks, totes, hats, pins, and more.

Hercules' Haven

Springville, Iowa

​This nonprofit is a forever haven for farm animals that provides opportunities for people to connect and restore while nurturing respect for all creatures. Hercules' Haven will have t-shirts for sale, the proceeds of which go toward caring for the rescued animals living at the sanctuary.

Humane Society of the United States - Iowa

Des Moines / Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

Learn more about how you can stand up for animals in Iowa, including through supporting animal welfare legislation.

Iowa Farm Sanctuary

Marengo, Iowa

 

​Iowa's first vegan sanctuary for rescued farm animals. Iowa Farm Sanctuary is a nonprofit which provides a safe haven to rescued farm animals in need of love and compassion while providing humans the opportunity to experience the unique sentience and intelligence found within these animals.

Iowa Farm Sanctuary is "Infiltrating the Epicenter," meaning their goal with this new campaign is to bring animal liberation, activism, and awareness to the place it is needed most: Iowa, the epicenter of modern animal agriculture.
 
Merchandise will be available!

Natural Grocers

Iowa City, Iowa

Try samples of vegan goodies available at the Iowa City store, and pick up a free reusable bag!

Organic Iris

Iowa City, Iowa

 

Organic, zero waste vegan home and body products made with herbs, spices, flowers, and essential oils.

Oryza Asian Cuisine

Iowa City, Iowa

Veggie Pot Stickers

Salt & Pepper Tofu (gluten free)

Thai Basil Tofu (gluten free)

Singapore Meifun with Tofu (gluten free)

String Bean Tofu (gluten free)

Perennial Soaps

Racine, Wisconsin

​Vegan bath and body products made without palm oil, including soaps, lip balms, tattoo balm, perfumes, and more.

Superieur Electrolytes

Southampton, New York

 

​Completely plant-based electrolyte powder

Trumpet Blossom Cafe

Iowa City, Iowa

 

The only ​Vegan restaurant in Eastern Iowa, they specialize in creative season dishes while focusing on sustainability by sourcing as many local ingredients as possible. Their food is amazing, that's why we eat there every month!

 

They will have their amazing Falafel Sliders

Vegan Activism

Iowa City, Iowa

Meet local animal rights activist Lynn Gallagher, and discover how you can make a difference for animals through activism.

Vegan Community of Eastern Iowa

Coralville, Iowa

Find new friends through the ​Vegan Community of Eastern Iowa!

Learn more about our potlucks, field trips, movie nights, online community, and how to get involved.

Vegan Outreach

Davis, California

Vegan Outreach travels throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Kenya, and India to share information about vegan living with students.

​This organization also provides support, including a vegan mentor program, a 10 Weeks to Vegan guided challenge, a recipe blog, nutrition recommendations, community events, and working with restaurants to add vegan options to their menus.

Vesper Beauty

Grimes, Iowa

Small batch, cruelty-free and vegan skincare products, 
including cleansers, masks, lip balms, body creams, and more.

Wild Culture Kombucha

Iowa City, Iowa

 

Try delicious raw, unfiltered kombucha made locally in Iowa City with freshly-juiced produce and organic herbs and spices. All are gluten free. ​Herbal kombuchas will be available by the glass or growler.

Ginger Hibiscus Jasmine
Dried ginger root, hibiscus petals, and jasmine flowers. Floral with a ginger bite!

Elderberry Lavender
Infused with organic dried elderberries and lavender flowers to create a restorative tonic.

Mint Lemongrass
Refreshing, thirst-quenching balance of peppermint and lemongrass.

Sarsparilla Vanilla
Smooth notes of vanilla and sarsparilla, like a kombucha cream soda.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors!

VegFest of Eastern Iowa is an event by the Vegan Community of Eastern Iowa, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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Vendor Application

 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor at the 2nd Annual VegFest of Eastern Iowa!
The vendor selection committee is currently seeking a good overall mix of vendors, including vegan food, retail, and plant-based education. Because there are limited booths available, it is recommended
​to submit your vendor application for review as soon as possible.

​Applications are due no later than September 1, 2019.
​Payments are due no later than 30 days after acceptance.

Please email vegfesteasterniowa@gmail.com with any questions. 

Thank you for your interest!