March Into Spring Shopping List!

See our sneak preview of the exceptional eats to come at TOMORROW’S Vegan Shop-Up!

  • Cheezehound – Pizza Party! Snack on bite sized cheezy Calzones in two scrum-yum flavors: Beer braised brussel sprouts, caramelized onions, mushrooms, and Mulshenock Cheeze OR Fire roasted tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, and Mutzarella. O MY. Plus the usual impressive lineup of handmade vegan Cheeze and Pâté!
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  • Rawclates –  Get your Easter basket ready for these special Organic Chocolate treats! Butterscotch Creme Caramel Easter Eggs, Chocolate-dipped Grasshopper Cookies, Peppermint Paddies, Cookies n Cream Bars, Truffles, and more!
  • Peaceful Provisions  Pretzel MANIA. Pretzel Croissants (plain & chocolate), Pretzel Pecan Sticky Buns, Stuffed Pretzel Doughnuts (Chocolate Pistachio w/ Ganache, Strawberry Lemonade w/ Strawberry Jam, Ube Yam & Ginger w/ Yam Pudding, and Sweet Corn w/ Coconut Dulce de Leche)! ALSO Gluten-Free Tamale Waffle Bowls(chick’n asado, tomatillo salsa, butternut squash ranchero sauce, avocado crema, cashew sour cream, white bean cotija, & crushed tortilla chips). WHUT.
  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free, yippy! Chocolate Shamrock Caramashew Cups, Irish Soda Bread Muffins, Chocolate Bunnies, Peaceful Almond Joys, Pecan Pie, Mini Coconut Cream Pies, Peanut Butter Fudge, Peanut Butter Caramel Rice Crispy Treats, and even more!
  • Bacchanal Sauce – NEW VENDOR. Get a little taste of the Islands! Take home some tasty Bacchanal Pepper Sauce, Spicy Guava Pineapple Jam, and Spicy Mango Pineapple Jam. And fill up on Lentil Balls w/ Pineapple Chutney & Pepper Sauce, Spicy Wadadli Island-Style Quinoa Bowl, Sorrel Pineapple Ginger Drink, and Raw Dragonfruit Cheesecake!
  • Monks Meats – Catch the debut of NEW menu item, the Baller Sub! It’s spicy Italian Seitan Balls, Cashewrella Balls, housemade Marinara, and Baby Arugula. BELLISSIMO. Plus the return of the much loved Muffalutta Sandwich: thinly sliced homemade Sham, Shalami, Olive Tapenade, & Provolone on Sesame Loaf!
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  • Sweet Maresa’s – Get your Spring Macaron Boxes! Each contains Gluten-Free Violet Lemon, Robin’s Egg, Vanilla Mint Chip, White Chocolate Raspberry, Chamomile, and Oro Blanco Grapefruit. Among other divinely sweet treats, indulge in NEW Buttery Biscuits w/ homemade Strawberry Jam!
  • Fogwood and Fig – Beautiful, healthy, and lovingly composed, these epic Sandwiches cannot be passed up! Fennel Sage Tempeh Burger (w/ Cashew Basil Aioli, Avocado, Arugula, Red Onion, homemade shaved Pickled Beet, & Roasted Mushrooms), Black Bean Chipotle Burger (w/ Caramelized Banana, Avocado, Arugula, homemade Pickled Jalapeño, Red Onion, Tortilla Strips, & Chipotle Aioli), and the Tempeh Reuben Sandwich (Toasted Rye, Russian Dressing, Avocado, Arugula, Red Onion, & Sauerkraut). BLISS.
Don’t forget other vendor favorites like Freakin’ Vegan, Ponycakes, Brooklyn Whiskers, Yeah Dawg, Grape Cat, and more! Find the full event details plus other market dates in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!
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Come bask in the early Spring glory, and bring your pals! We’ll provide the grub, sips, and VEGAN KICKS.
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All Shopped-Up,
VSU

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

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MARCH INTO SPRING! Vegan Shop-Up! [March 12th]

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Bring on the Spring! We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate St. Patrick’S Day, Easter, AND the first day of Spring all in the same month! We’re starting it all off with the March Into Spring! Vegan Shop-Up! on Saturday, March 12th, 12-6pm, at Brooklyn’s vegan bar, Pine Box Rock Shop. Discover the best vegan, locally made foods and goods at NYC’s first all vegan pop-up market!

Get ready for… Seitan Sandwiches + Chocolates + Kombucha + Irish Soda Bread + Chili Cheese Dogs + Donuts + Tempeh Burgers + Raw Nachos + Pretzel Cinnamon Buns + Pizza + Croissants + Cannoli + Artisan Cheeses + Pickles + Pâtés + Pot Pies + Cannolis + Hot Sauce + Peanut Butter Cups + Macarons + Empanadas + Mac ‘n’ Cheese + Gluten-Free Sweets + Handbags + Lipsticks + Skin Care + somuchmore!

Check out BRAND NEW vendors Bacchanal Sauce and Metabrew! And see the full vendor line up HERE.

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day early with your finest vegan pals and enjoy special Irish cocktails (Shamrocktails!) and award winning Bloody Mary’s from the bar. But if you’re under 21 you can only enter the market with a parent or legal guardian, so plan accordingly. Our next all ages VSU is coming up at MooShoes!

Take this opportunity to SAVE THE DATE for the next VSU’s! See more dates in the sidebar.

– MARCH 26TH (MOOSHOES – All Ages)
– APRIL 16TH (PBRS)

SPRING INTO (VEGAN) ACTION.

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

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

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Sundays In The City Shopping List! [2/28]

Check out this sneak peek of the goody goods to come at tomorrow’s Vegan Manhattan Shop-Up! We’re taking over MooShoes (vegan. shoe. store.) in the lower east side!

  • Rawclates –  Get to know the newest handmade, Fair Trade, vegan Chocolate in town! Catch the debut of their new White Chocolate, which is Soy-Free, Gluten-Free, and available Sugar-Free too! And as an exclusive VSU special grab the Vegan Cookies N Cream bar, made with White Chocolate and Gluten-Free Cookies!
  • Brooklyn Whatever – Snacks galore! Stock up on a variety of Kosher, Brooklyn-made Pickles: Kale, Carrots, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Beets, Jalapeno, and Cauliflower! REALLY. Don’t forget their roasted, spiced Mixed Nuts and Herbed Spicy Olives!
  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free forever! Start celebrating St. Paddy’s Day early with Irish Soda Bread Muffins and Shamrock Chocolate Caramashew Cups! Plus Cranberry Almond Blondies, Pecan Pie by the slice, Loaded Triple Nut Brownies, Peanut Butter Fudge, Chocolate Covered Macaroons, & more!
  • ELO Lip Care – Try every color of freshly made, organic Lip Balms, from deep and shimmery to neat and nude! Ultra moisturizing, each Balm contains only 6 ingredients. AND as a VSU special, buy any 3 and save $5!
  • Sweet Maresa’s – Ready for NEW Macaron flavors?? Banana Walnut, Absinthe, Coconut Lime, and Rainbow Cookie! Plus special tea party treats like Pumpkin Bread and Mini Apple Crumb Tarts. MMM.
Find the full event details in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!

We’ll have endless eats and the finest cruelty-free shopping, all in one fun, family-friendly spot! SPRING TEMPS > SLEEPING IN.

 

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Sunday, February 28th
12- 5pm
MooShoes
78 Orchard St.
NYC
FREE!
All ages

MooShoes!

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SUNDAYS IN THE CITY! Vegan Shop-Up! February 28th

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We’re heading back to Manhattan for the Sundays In The City! Vegan Shop-Up! Join us on Sunday, February 28th, 12:00- 5:00pm, at MooShoes in the lower east side. Take advantage of the rare Sunday VSU, AND bring the fam – it’s all ages! Find the best selection of local vegan eats/sweets/gifts (and shoes, DUH!), only at NYC’s favorite all vegan pop-up market.

Get hungry for… Hot Dogs + Nut-Based Cheeses + Pâtés + Pot Pies + Croissants + Mac ‘n’ Cheese + Macarons + Pickles + Raw Chocolate + Brownies + Empanadas + Teas + Tinctures + Gluten-Free Sweets + Skin Care + Handbags + Shoes + somuchmore!

See the full vendor line up HERE.

Take this opportunity to SAVE THE DATE for the next VSU’s! See more dates in the sidebar.

– MARCH 12TH (PBRS)
– MARCH 26TH (MOOSHOES)

Good food, good peeps, good times, GUARANTEED. Come hungry, thirsty, and excited, we’ll take care of the rest.

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Sunday, February 28th
12- 5pm
MooShoes
78 Orchard St.
NYC
FREE!
All ages

MooShoes!

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Sixth Annual Valentine’s Shopping List!

Check out our sneak preview of the epic goods to come at TODAY’S Vegan Valentine’s Shop-Up!

And don’t forget, to show our appreciation for your love these past 6 years, we’ll be giving out FREE VALENTINE GOODIE BAGS at the door, thanks to Justin’s, Surf Sweets, and Cocomels!

  • Riverdel Cheese – Are you familiar with NYC’s newest all vegan cheese shop yet? Score beautiful Vegan Valentine Cheese Boxes, containing two nut-based cheese hearts: the “Billy” – mild, creamy, and laced with peppercorns, and the “Heinrich” – strong, tangy, and beer-fermented. Quite possibly the coolest his & hers gift! And then eat a grilled cheese with pickles.
  • The Bunnoli – Try the latest vegan Cannolis in these sweetheart flavors: Strawberry Cream, Red Velvet, Triple Chocolate, Rose, Vanilla Citrus w/ hearts, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, Coffee, Gingerbread, and bite size Almond Lavender. Plus a special 3 pounder Oatmeal Choc Chip Coffee w/ Maple Cheesecake filling, Strawberry topping, and Strawberry bunny cookie surprise inside! AND Cafe Mocha Individual Bunnoli Cakes!
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  • Rawclates –  NEW VENDOR. Superb Chocolate that is Organic, Fair Trade, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free and Sugar Cane-Free! Catch their lovely handmade Valentines Day Truffle Box w/ Goji Rose, Salt & Pepper Caramel, Mocha Vanilla Marble, Mango Passion Fruit, and more. Discover new flavors, Earl Grey Milk Chocolate, Cafe Au Lait Ole (a vegan white chocolate ground with roasted coffee), Chai w/ Tumeric Caramel, and a vast variety of bars to suit any palate.
  • Peaceful Provisions  Warm your soul with Broccoli Cheddar Soup topped w/ Pretzel Croutons, Bacon, and a Mini Pretzel Croissant to dunk! Also try their Grilled Tempeh Reuben w/ Red Curry Coleslaw on the side. AND THEN DOUGHNUTS: Tiramisu Cream Stuffed, Chocolate Ganache Stuffed, and Peanut Butter & Jelly Stuffed! AND THEN Loaded Pretzel Cinnamon Buns in Midnight Munch, Maple Sausage, Maple Nut Shortbread. And for the Gluten-Free: Pistachio Cardamom Cake w/ Cranberry Icing, Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes w/ Strawberry Jam, and Rainbow Cookies!
  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free and all for me! Fudge, Loaded Brownie Hearts, Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies, Caramashew Chocolate Heart Cups, Carrot Cake, Peanut Butter Caramel Rice Crispy Treats, Pecan Pie, Thin Mint Hearts, Salted Peanut Butter Caramel Cups, Lemon Tahini Cookies, and more!
  • Grape Cat – Grab the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day gift! A portion of all sales from the day will go to The Humane League. They’ve got wallets from a variety of vegan companies, ranging from $11- $70. Plus new Grape Cat Beanies, and Spring-ready Tanks and Tees. (Check out their new podcast featuring vegan business owners! Here’s the episode with VSU!)
  • Ponycakes – Have a heart! Mini Chocolate Cookie Sandwich Hearts w/ Strawberry Cream & Chocolate Strawberry Ganache, Special Valentine’s Strawberry Cookie Sandwich Hearts, Strawberry Dust Cookies w/ Strawberry Cream and Vanilla Strawberry Glaze, Strawberry Hearts w/ Ganache, and “Two of Hearts” (2 Ganache-Filled Hearts w/ either Strawberry or Chocolate Cookie. And try their BRAND NEW Shortbread Cookies, made with their own Coconut Sunflower “butter”: Fudgy Chocolate or Salt and Pepper!
  • Mississippi Vegan – Get all comfy with this Southern inspired Breakfast Sandwich! Grilled Fennel-Sage Sausage and Hickory Smoked Shiitake Bacon on Cheddar-Chive Biscuits with Avocado!
Don’t forget other vendor favorites like Cheezehound, Lagusta’s Luscious, Sweet Maresa’s, Yeah Dawg, The Fanciful Fox, and more! Find the full event details plus other market dates in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!
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VSU > FREEZING TEMPS. We’ll be here to keep you warm, well loved, and well fed!
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All Puckered-Up,
VSU

Saturday, February 13th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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VEGAN CHEESE IS FOR LOVERS! An Evening Tasting Soiree [February 10th]

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We have the pleasure of co-hosting an exciting evening event at Riverdel, the new vegan cheese store in Brooklyn! Vegan Cheese Is For Lovers! will be a night of vegan cheese, wine, and chocolate, on Wednesday, February 10th, 6-9pm, at Riverdel. Conveniently just before Valentine’s Day, we’ll have a lovely array of gifts, heart-shaped cheeses, and aphrodisiac treats for your love bird.

Please join us for…

– Vegan Cheese Hor Dourves + Wine by Riverdel!

– Dark Chocolate tasting by Haute Chocolate Brooklyn, plus chocolate bars and gift boxes for sale!

– Chocolate Milk tasting by Kicking Mule, and bottles for purchase!

– 10% off Shopping Discount for in store purchases during the event!

Get to know Brooklyn’s newest vegan cheese store while rubbing elbows with like minded gourmands. Find the perfect Valentine’s gift (or date), and enjoy the finer cruelty-free things in life.

** Tickets for this event are FREE, but limited due to the cozy store capacity! UPDATE: TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. Tickets are sold out, but we’ll be releasing a few more on Friday 2/5 at 12 noon! Book your space today! **

Nothing but LOVE. And vegan cheese. And chocolate.

All Shook-Up,
VSU

Wednesday, February 10th
6- 9pm
Riverdel Fine Foods
820 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn
FREE!

 

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SIXTH ANNUAL! Vegan Valentine’s Shop-Up! [February 13th]

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Happy Birthday to us! It’s been a long journey since our first Vegan Shop-Up in February 2011, and we’re still around to tell the tale! Help us celebrate our Sixth Anniversary! Vegan Valentine’s Shop-Up! on Saturday, February 13th, 12-6pm, at everyone’s favorite vegan bar, Pine Box Rock Shop. Discover the best vegan, locally made foods and goods at NYC’s all vegan pop-up market!

Get ready for… Heart-Shaped Cakes + Boxes of Chocolates + Pink Pastries + Hot Dogs + Tempeh Burgers + Pretzel Cinnamon Buns + Grilled Cheese + Croissants + Caramels + Samosas + Artisan Cheeses + Pâtés + Pot Pies + Cannolis + Raw Foods + Brownies + Peanut Butter Cups + Macarons + Empanadas + Mac ‘n’ Cheese + Gluten-Free Sweets + Handbags + T-Shirts + Skin Care + somuchmore!

Check out BRAND NEW vendors Rockin’ Raw and Rawclates! And see the full vendor line up HERE.

As a special THANK YOU to all our loyal patrons, we’ll be giving out FREE VALENTINE GOODIE BAGS to attendees! Made possible with the generous support of Justin’s, Surf Sweets, and Cocomels!

Cozy up with your sweetheart or find one there, we’ll keep you warm and friendly with award winning Bloody Mary’s from the bar. But if you’re under 21 you can only enter the market with a parent or legal guardian, so plan accordingly. Our next all ages VSU is coming up at MooShoes!

Take this opportunity to SAVE THE DATE for the next VSU’s! See more dates in the sidebar.

– FEBRUARY 28TH (MOOSHOES – All Ages)
– MARCH 12TH (PBRS)

VEGAN LOVERS UNITE.

Hugs + Kisses,
VSU

Saturday, February 13th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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