Saturday and Sunday, Seattle-area vegetarians, vegans and the veg-curious will gather at Seattle Center for a big green bite of Vegfest 2011. There they’ll graze on samples from 200 vendors, watch cooking demonstrations, listen to health-care pros discuss diet and nutrition, and rub elbows with folks convinced the world would be a better place if we’d all choose to lie down with lions by giving up lamb — among other things.
Among them is a leading voice in the Vegan community whose Vegan Score blog, and same-name Twitter handle and Facebook page, have become the social-network equivalent of a community center. This local entrepreneur has made it her not-for-profit business to introduce us to the people and places that score big in the lives of those living the vegan lifestyle. So, in the spirit of ripping her off, allow me to introduce you, via the Q&A format she uses to profile her “Vegan of the Week.”More