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VegFest Celebration Benefits Lancaster Farm Sanctuary

The sixth annual Lancaster VegFest will take place from noon to 5 p.m., June 4 and 5, 2022, at Buchanan Park. The outdoor, all-vegan event to celebrate and provide information about a plant-based lifestyle for health, the environment and animals is hosted by Lancaster Farm Sanctuary. The gathering includes more than 100 vendors, a beer garden, speakers, vegan food, live music, raffle prizes, children’s activities, nonprofit organizations and an organic farmers market by presenting sponsor, Lancaster Farm Fresh Co-op.

Speakers include Brenda Saunders, founder of Afro-Vegan Society and co-founder of Thrive Baltimore, on Saturday at 1 p.m., and Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary on Sunday at 2 p.m. West End Yoga will provide free community yoga both days from 3 to 4 p.m. Interested parties should bring yoga mats and props. 100 percent of the proceeds go toward care of the rescued animals at Lancaster Farm Sanctuary.

Suggested donation is $5; no one will be turned away. VIP ticket ($35) holders will be permitted early entrance at 11:00 a.m. and receive a gift bag and complementary raffle tickets. Location: 901 Buchanan Ave., Lancaster. Volunteers are welcome to sign up. For more information, email [email protected] or visit