The 17th Annual Vegetarian Festival in Charlottesville was a large success once again. About 6,000 people and 90 vendors filled Lee Park Saturday to talk about exercise and diet, without meat.
Diane Howe said that becoming a vegan or vegetarian isn't hard, even if you love meat.
"One woman came up to me and said ‘Gee, I thought you were a vegetarian, why did you bring something with meat?' and I said ‘Well, surprise, it's not meat, it's vegetarian sausage.' She loved it!"
Several contests helped raise enthusiasm for veggies while simultaneously fundraising for various organizations.
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