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National Vegan Blogger Conference Hits Austin This May

Meat-free bloggers from all over the world converge for Vida Vegan Con.

This May, vegan bloggers are heading to Texas to talk blogs, social media, food photography, and more—all while enjoying the vegan mecca that is Austin, TX. At this year’s Vida Vegan Con, there will be speakers, cooking demos, parties, cheese receptions, and even a one-day shopping bazaar that is open to the public. The lineup includes cookbook author Terry Hope Romero, chef/activist Bryant Terry, cheese expert Miyoko Schinner, Farm Sanctuary co-founder Gene Baur, and VegNews’ own Colleen Holland. Billed as a digital and lifestyle conference, Vida Vegan Con will be held May 29–31.

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