SUNDAYS IN THE CITY! Vegan Shop-Up! May 3rd

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We’re in the full swing of Spring and Manhattan-bound once again with the Sundays In The City! Vegan Shop-Up! Save the date for Sunday, May 3rd, and join us at a new spot, Spreadhouse, in the lower east side!

Not only is Spreadhouse big and beautiful and streaming with sunlight, but it’s a great cafe where you can get coffee, tea, shakes, and more! In other words, all ages welcome!

Empanadas + Pickles + Donuts + Sandwiches + Cheese + Seitan + Tempeh + Samosas + Persian Cuisine + Macarons + Chocolates +  Caramels + Handbags + Cakes + Brownies + Ice Cream + more!

Here’s the vendor list:

Plus don’t forget our next VSU Brooklyn on Sunday, May 16th! It’s even bigger, will have special guest The Cinnamon Snail, and held at NYC’s favorite vegan bar, Pine Box Rock Shop!

Plan a day with VSU, we don’t disappoint!

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Sunday, May 3rd
12- 6pm
Spreadhouse
116 Suffolk St, NYC
FREE!
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Spring Fever Shopping List!

Get your Spring on and take a peek at a few special things you’ll find at Saturday’s all vegan pop-up market!

 

  • Sweet Maresa – Afternoon tea party planned? Try the newest Macaron flavor by Sweet Maresa: Lemon Poppyseed w/ Lemon Marmalade! Of course stock up on other Springy flavors, plus brownies and cookies and cakes. Delightful!

 

  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free and glorious! Get your Pecan Pie, Lemon Tahini Cookies, Loaded Brownies, Almond Joys, Coffee Cake Muffins, Rice Crispy Treats, Salted Peanut Butter Caramel Cups, Cranberry Almond Blondies, and Lemon Poppy Loaves!

 

  • Samosa Shack – Indian street snacks save the day! This week’s special flavor: Chana Daal(yellow split peas) with Sorrel! Plus the usual freshly made suspects: Sweet Potato Spinach, Kala Channa Masala, and Potato Pea Cilantro!

 

  • Grape Cat – Look out for new purses and backpacks from Gunas, Vegan design unisex bamboo organic tees(US made!), and “Friends Not Food” soft baby blue 100% cotton short sleeve tees from Quinoa Apparell! Plus plan to find your favorite new wallets, purses, and backpacks from Matt & Nat, Vegan Collection, and Malia Designs. One stop shoppin’!

 

  • Cake Thieves – Donut fiend? Get ready to float right up to heaven…. Bear Claws, Apple Fritters, Strawberry Chocolate Fritters, Pina Colada Fritters, Banana Peanut Butter Fritters, Coffee Coconut Donuts, Chocolate Bourbon Donuts, Raspberry Lemon Donuts, Chocolate Covered Pretzel Donuts, Hawaiian Sea Salt Caramel Donuts, Samoa Donuts, Peanut Butter Brownie Donuts, and Cookies n Cream Donuts. Huh?!?

 

  • Freakin’ Vegan – In addition to tasty Empanadas like Philly Cheesesteak and Broccoli Cheese, you can score Pulled Porkless Sliders topped with creamy Coleslaw! The perfect snack to start or end your day.

 

  • Sweet Solace – These newcomers are sure to catch your eye! Don’t miss their VSU debut with BLT Gallettes (coconut bacon, heirloom tomatoes and micro greens), Bourbon Brown Sugar Pop Tarts, Organic Fair Trade Fernet Ginger Truffles, Organic Fair Trade Irish Cream Truffles, and True Love Sugar Cookies(cardamom and rose). Yee-haw!
Don’t forget, we’re hosting a Cinnamon Snail comeback!! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll gorge, it’s not to be missed. PLUS hang with other vendor favorites like Mister Sister, Lagusta’s Luscious, Monks Meats, Cheezehound, Yeah Dawg, and Palm Frites! Find the full event details plus other market dates in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!

Vegan Shop-Up is NYC’s first all-vegan market, so what better place to curb your Spring Fever! It’s Happy Hour too y’all!

Vegans, Non-Vegans, Prospective Vegans, Family of Vegans, Friends of Vegans, Fans of Vegans, SEE U THERE!

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, April 11th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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SPRING FEVER! Vegan Shop-Up! April 11th

It’s here, IT’S HERE! Spring has finally sprung. We’re jumping for joy and excited to bring you the SPRING FEVER! VEGAN SHOP-UP! On April 11th we’ll be back at Brooklyn’s favorite vegan bar,  Pine Box Rock Shop, so save the date! Discover the best vegan, locally made foods and wares at New York City’s first all vegan pop-up market!

Here’s what’s in store for you… Fresh Cheeses + Fudge + Empanadas + Nut Milks + Donuts + Hot Sauce + Cakes + Chocolates + Burgers + Seitan + Macarons +  Caramels + Chai Tea + Ice Cream Sandwiches + Granola Bars + Hot Dogs + Gluten-Free Goodies + Samosas  + Jewelry + Handbags  + Organic Skin Care + Soaps + somuchmore!

Check out BRAND NEW vendors Not Milk, Sweet Solace, Unbound Estiloand KVoss NYC! PLUS, we’re very happy to announce a special appearance by The Cinnamon Snail vegan food truck!! See the full vendor line up HERE.

It’s always Happy Hour during the market(with seasonal cocktail specials!), the perfect way to meet your Spring fling. But if you’re under 21 you can only enter the indoor market with a parent or legal guardian, so plan accordingly. Luckily, the next all ages VSU is coming up soon at Spreadhouse in NYC!

Take this opportunity to SAVE THE DATES for the next Vegan Shop-Ups! (More dates can be seen in the sidebar to the right!)

  • May 3rd (SPREADHOUSE)
  • May 16th (PBRS)

**ATTENTION** GOOD NEWS! The MTA postponed L train maintenance to next weekend! Woohoo! The L train will not be running from Manhattan to Brooklyn this weekend! Eh, no big deal, there are lots of easy alternatives to get to us!

  • The L train will not be running from 8th Ave in Manhattan to Bedford Ave in Brooklyn, but it will be running throughout Brooklyn!
  • Shuttle buses will run from the Marcy J train stop to the Lorimer L train stop!
  • The J train is a quick ride from Manhattan to the Flushing stop, and an easy 15min walk to Pine Box(no shuttle bus needed!)!
  • Hey, it’s Spring, ride your bike across the bridge!

Looking forward to getting outdoors again! Can’t wait to spend NYC’s most precious season with you. Good food, good peeps, good times, GUARANTEED.

Sprung for Spring,
VSU

Saturday, April 11th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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Springtime In Manhattan Shopping List!

We’re moments away from the SPRINGTIME IN MANHATTAN! VEGAN SHOP-UP! at MooShoes tomorrow! Here’s a handful of some of the Springy food finds you’ll simply need to have

  • Lagusta’s Luscious –  These delightful chocolate confections are all handmade and come to you from New Paltz, NY! Score Peanut Butter Eggs, English Cream Eggs(just like Cadbury!), Chocolate Bunnies, Peanut Butter Bunnies, Choc Hazelnut Spread, NEW Peanut Caramel Candy Bars, Pagan Barks, Matzo Toffee, and Assorted Bars!
  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free Easter sweets, all baked in NYC! Find something for everyone you know… from Chocolate Almond Pie, to Almond Joy Cups, Glazed Lemon Poppy Cakes, Pecan Pie, Loaded Brownies, Salted Peanut Butter Caramel Cups, NEW Fudged Brownies & more!
  • Sweet Maresa  – MMMacaron! Spring does come in a box sometimes… Get a box of Assorted Spring Macarons(also Gluten-Free!) for your Easter celebrations, or Extra Large Rainbow Cookies, Slices of Triple Layer Chocolate-Lavender Dacquoise, and Individual Macarons in Pistachio, Pecan Burnt Caramel, Orange Blossom, Violet, Toasted Almond, Rose, PB&J, & Lavender. Plus, fill out an order form for specialty Easter Cakes!

AND DON’T FORGET… Hot Sauce from Tamerlaine Farm, Chai Tea Blends(and by the cup!) from Chai MookieSavory Lunch/Brunch eats from Monks Meats and Yeah Dawg, Artisan Cultured Nut Cheeses from Cheezehound, and all vegan Organic Skincare by MeowMeowTweet and Nail Polish by Karma Organic Spa!

See the full vendor list and details in the post below! Make sure to stop by for a day of cruelty-free fun(in the sun-no snow!)! We’ll be waiting.

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Sunday, March 29th
12- 6pm
MooShoes
78 Orchard St, NYC
FREE!
MooShoes!

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SPRINGTIME IN MANHATTAN! Vegan Shop-Up! March 29th

Sunshine, bunny tails, and sprouting buds, it’s SPRING! The Springtime In Manhattan! Vegan Shop-Up! is right around the corner, so save the date for Sunday, March 29th, and join us at MooShoes in the lower east side!

One week before Easter, it’s the perfect stop for sweets, gifts, snacks, and new Spring shoes!

Organic Soaps + Hot Sauce + Teas + Sandwiches + Cheese + Seitan + Easter Cakes + Macarons + Chocolate Bunnies + Caramels + Nail Polish + Skin Care + Brownies + more!

Here’s the vendor list:

Plus don’t forget our next VSU Brooklyn on April 11th! It’s twice as big and held at NYC’s favorite vegan bar, Pine Box Rock Shop!

Don’t miss out, HOP TO IT!

All (S)hopped-Up,
VSU

Sunday, March 29th
12- 6pm
MooShoes
78 Orchard St, NYC
FREE!
MooShoes!

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March Into Spring Shopping List!

SPRING > WINTER! Almost there! Check out a few special things you’ll find at tomorrow’s all vegan pop-up market!

 

  • Sweet Maresa – Tea for two? A lovely box of pastel Macarons will make any tea party swoon. Try the latest seasonal flavor: Juniper Fig! And get ready for the Brownie debut!

 

  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free for the Gods! Get your Irish Soda Muffins(!), Fat Elvis Bundt Cake(pb, banana & coconut bacon), Peppermint Patty Brownies, Chocolate Covered Shamrock Rice Crispy Treats, and  more!

 

  • Three Little Birds – Try their brand new Chocolate Covered Ice Cream Bites and Pops! Like a jumbo bon bon, but  a thousand times better. And then there’s the Samoa Ice Cream Sandwich: Toasted Coconut, Caramel, Cookie & Ice Cream. FTW!

 

  • Samosa Shack – Love a freshly made Indian street snack? You’ll need to try this weekly special flavor: Mango Brussel Sprout! And don’t forget the usual suspects: Sweet Potato Spinach, Kala Channa Masala, and Potato Pea Cilantro!

 

  • Grape Cat – If you’re looking for a unique tote bag that’s environmentally-friendly and vegan approved then look no further! Grape Cat is carrying Alchemy Good, which are made of reclaimed bicycle tubes and finished with a 100% organic cotton lining, plus the straps are made for a durable recycled seat belt. Matt & Nat Spring 2015 wallets and purses are reliable all while remaining sleek, modern, and stylish. Let Grape Cat know if there is anything you wan them to bring!

 

  • Be Clean  – This awesome D.C. based online shop features the best in green vegan beauty! You’ll get the chance to get up close and personal with brand new Citrine and Jasmine Body Oils from Herbivore Botanicals, Skincare lines by Aster & Bay and SW Basics, and Beard Serum Gift Tins!

 

Don’t forget, you’ll find other vendor favorites like Mister Sister, Chai Mookie, Monks Meats, Cheezehound, Yeah Dawg, and Cake Thieves! Find the full event details plus other market dates in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!

Vegan Shop-Up is NYC’s first all-vegan market, so what better place to Spring into action! It’s Happy Hour too!

Vegans, Non-Vegans, Prospective Vegans, Family of Vegans, Friends of Vegans, Fans of Vegans, SEE U THERE!

All Shook-Up,
VSU

Saturday, March 7th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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MARCH INTO SPRING! Vegan Shop-Up! March 7th

No warm temps in sight, but boy are we ready! Bring on the Spring! Please save the date and plan to join us for the MARCH INTO SPRING! VEGAN SHOP-UP! on March 7th! As always, we’ll be at Brooklyn’s favorite vegan bar,  Pine Box Rock Shop! Discover the best vegan, locally made foods and wares at New York City’s first all vegan pop-up market!

Take a gander of what’s to come… Fresh Cheeses + Fudge + Empanadas + Donuts + Hot Sauce + PB Cups + Burgers + Macarons +  Chocolate Bars + Chai Tea + Ice Cream Sandwiches + Granola Bars + Hot Dogs + Lasagna + Gluten-Free Goodies + Juice Tonics  + Samosas  + Handbags  + Organic Skin Care + Soaps +  Tees + somuchmore! Check out BRAND NEW vendors Queen Majesty Hot Sauce, Brooklyn Dark, and FLO + THEO! And see the full vendor line up HERE.

Don’t forget it’s Happy Hour during the market(stay tuned for St. Patty’s Day cocktail specials!), the perfect excuse to stay cozy inside. But if you’re under 21 you can only enter with a parent or legal guardian, so plan accordingly. Luckily, the next all ages VSU is coming up at MooShoes!

Take this opportunity to SAVE THE DATES for the next Vegan Shop-Ups! (More dates can be seen in the sidebar to the right!)

  •   March 29th (MOOSHOES)
  •   April 11th (PBRS)

Official Spring or not, we’re looking forward to seeing you there! And we’ll keep dreaming of warm sunny picnics with lemonade…

Sprung for Spring,
VSU

Saturday, March 7th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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