Brandon Hernández 5:09 a.m., June 19
Vegetarian Cuisine & Arts Festival gets second whirl in Tijuana
Festival aims to show the organic beauty of edible and non-edible products with food, music, crafts and more.
After a "very encouraging" first edition of the Vegetarian Cuisine & Arts Festival (VC&AF) last November, a second edition of VC&AF is being offered Saturday, March 16 "with a rich variety of culinary and new ecological projects," states the event page, translated from Spanish.
"The main objective of Vegetarian Festival," it goes on to say, "is to present and promote a new way of life - outside of the traditional - Be environmentally conscious and help the environment by improving the quality of life and reducing waste."
The festival is bound to do all that while providing some good eats, shopping and kick-ass music - both live bands & DJ sets - in the process.
Music lineup is as follows:
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. COASTRAL
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. X-1
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. SUBTLE SYSTEM
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. EJIVAL
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. MACHINO
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. MEMO&REX
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. DECK B
8:00 p.m. - ? MUSIC MY SOULMATE
Some of the vendors scheduled to be present:
M SQUARED BAKED GOODS
TALLOS ALTOS & TERRA VIVA ORGANICA
MANOS POR TJ
GRAN FRATERNIDAD UNIVERSAL
LUNA CRECIENTE/ ARTE LUNAR Y SHAKTI HENNA BODY ART
"We are aware of our decisions and our goals: we want to create a great event to raise awareness of our audience and cause a cultural impact around everything organic, whether edible or adapted to objects of everyday life," says Manuel Cabrera creative director of the event.
VC&AF/Second Edition is happening at Margarita's Village (Avenida Revolución 967, Zona Centro, Tijuana) from 1 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Image: Vegan Hot Dog from Gurú Vegetariano, by VC&AF