Spring It On Shopping List!

Check our ultimate sneak preview of the top notch, one of a kind eats and treats to come at TOMORROW’S Vegan Shop-Up!

  • Cake Thieves  – Get excited for DOUGHNUT TIME! We’re thrilled to host Cake Thieves for a special return visit all the way from Texas. Here’s the goods… Doughnuts: Samoa, Key Lime, Lavender Chamomile, Cookie Dough, Red Eye (Espresso Cream-filled!), PB & J (Jam-filled!), Almond Bear Paws. AND Mac ‘n’ Cheese! Trust us, they’ll sell out fast!
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  • Costa Brava Tea – NEW VENDOR. Stay cool yet energized with a cold-brewed Iced Tea! Try Hibiscus Lemongrass, Matcha, or Yerba Mate Verbena. Also grab bags of beautiful loose leaf tea blends for home: Sencha Matcha, Pu-erh Cacao, Yerba Mate, Verbena, Oolong Marigold, Nettle Dandelion, and Hibiscus Lemongrass!

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  • Peaceful Provisions – Get hungry! Grilled Tempeh Reubens (w/ Cashew Cheese Sauce, Kraut, and Caper Dill Remoulade), Cubano-ish Seitan Sandwiches (w/ Caramelized Onions, Sundried Tomato Aioli, Cashew Cheese, and Pickles), Gluten-Free Southern Style Waffle Bowls (w/ Mac ‘n’ Cheese Waffle Bowl, BBQ Jackfruit, Cornbread Stuffing, Herb Gravy, Kale, and Cashew Sour Cream), PLUSSSS Cookie Loaded Pretzel Cinnamon Buns (Cinnabunzels?) and Almond Berry Peach Pretzel Croissants (Pretzants, if you will)!!
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  • Veglyn – NEW VENDOR. And a brand new soy-free Vegan Cheese! Their hand-crafted and super creamy Cashew Sunflower Cheese comes layered with either Olive Walnut Tomato Herb Tapenade OR tangy Cranberry Walnut Spread. Not to be missed!
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  • The Bunnoli – Springtime Cannoli! Stockpile Chocolate Orange, Almond Lavender, Carrot Cake w/ Walnuts, Lemon Poppy, and Graham w/ Cookies ‘n’ Cream. Plus they’re totally cute!
  • Samosa Shack – SAMOSA SATURDAY! They’re back! Enjoy an authentic handmade Indian Samosa with Tofu Tikka Masala, Sweet Potato Spinach or Potato Pea Cilantro. Or get Samosa Chaat: any Samosa, dressed up with Channa Masala and fresh garnishes! And don’t forget the Bhel Puri (Indian street salad) – SO good.
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  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free and glorious! Coffeecake Muffins, Sesame Peanut Butter Cookies, Pecan Pie, Goober Loaded Brownies, Salted Peanut Butter Caramel Cups, Fudge, Peanut Butter Caramel Rice Crispy Treats, and who knows what else! MMM.
  • Phoebe’s Sourdough – NEW VENDOR. Freshly made bread alert! Discover NYC’s latest handmade Sourdough Bread, baked with ancient whole grains and organic flours. Plan for loaves of German-style Simply Rye and Super Spelt, plus Omega 3 Bombs (hearty Rolls filled w/ grains, seeds, flax, and caca0 nibs!). A must buy!
  • Grape Cat – Shop early for Mother’s Day (it’s May 8th) with a selection of purses and wallets from Matt and Nat, Lavishy, Malia Designs, and Alchemy Goods! Plus new Grape Cat exclusive T-shirts and Hoodies, and Herbivore and Ferocious Vegan Tees. AND a portion of the day’s sales go to The Humane League – So stock up!
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  • Sweet Maresa’s – Want some pretty pretty Spring sweets? Delightful Gluten-Free Macarons to the rescue! Special flavors include Matcha, Absinthe, Lemon Poppyseed, and Pistachio Cardamom. Also find Chocolate Walnut Cookies, S’mores Cookies, Brownies, and buttery Foraged-Ramp Biscuits! O YES.
  • Fogwood and Fig – Everyone needs a healthy, beautiful Burger or Sandwich in their life! Try the popular Fennel Sage Tempeh Burger (w/ Cashew Basil Aioli, Avocado, Arugula, Red Onion, homemade shaved Pickled Beet, & Roasted Mushrooms),  Tempeh Reuben Sandwich (Toasted Rye, Russian Dressing, Avocado, Arugula, Red Onion, & Sauerkraut), Smoky Burger w/ Chili Cherry Sauce, and NEW Curry Chickpea Wrap w/ fresh Herbs and Grapes!
Don’t forget other vendor favorites like Freakin’ Vegan, Ponycakes, Brooklyn Whiskers, 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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Come eat, drink, and be cruelty-free! SPRING VIBES HERE.
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All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, April 16th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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SPRING IT ON! Vegan Shop-Up! [April 16th]

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NYC is in full bloom and we’re excited to bring you 3 Shop-Up events this month! We’re starting it all off with the Spring It On! Vegan Shop-Up! on Saturday, April 16th, 12-6pm, at Brooklyn’s vegan bar, Pine Box Rock Shop. Discover the best vegan, locally made foods and goods at NYC’s all vegan pop-up market!

Get droolin’ for… Indian Samosas + Sourdough Breads + Kombucha + Caribbean  Specialties + Chocolates + Meatball Parm Subs + Donuts + Tempeh Burgers + Cheeses + Pretzel Cinnamon Buns + Croissants + Hot Sauce + Cannolis + Waffle Bowls + Peanut Butter Cups + Macarons + Empanadas + Mac ‘n’ Cheese + Chocolate Milk + Teas + Gluten-Free Sweets + Handbags + Lipsticks + Skin Care + somuchmore!

Check out BRAND NEW vendors Costa Brava, Phoebe’s Sourdough, Kicking Mule, Veglynand Hunnybon! AND catch the much anticipated special appearance (all the way from Texas!) of Cake Thieves! See the full vendor line up HERE.

It’s officially Spring(and Earth Month!) and compost season is under way! We’re happy to have Commit To Green with us, handing out a FREE 3 gallon Compost Bag to every attendee! The NYC Organics program is continuing to expand into new neighborhoods, and we’d like to encourage locals to take part in recycling their food scraps. Waste not, want not!  Unfortunately Commit To Green is unable to join us this time, but will be at VSU in May!

Enjoy Springy cocktails and award winning Bloody Mary’s while shopping and snacking the day away. 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.

– APRIL 23RD (MOOSHOES)
– APRIL 24TH (HAYMAKERS)
– MAY 14TH (PBRS)

Come SPRING-A-LONG with us.

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, April 16th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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Easter Bunny Bash Shopping List!

Check out a sneak preview of the awesome Easter goods to come at tomorrow’s Vegan Manhattan Shop-Up! We’re back at MooShoes (vegan. shoe. store.) in the lower east side!

  • Los Veganos Hermanos – (a Monks Meats side project!) Come early and score some homemade vegan Mexican food! Tamales w/ homemade Salsa and Hot Pickles are on the menu, along with Loaded Nachos!
  • Lagusta’s Luscious – Find the perfect chocolate treats to fill your Easter baskets! Chocolate Bunnies (real cute ones) in Solid, Peanut Butter Filled, or Velveteen (Chocolate Nougat Filled!), English Cream Eggs, Peanut Butter Mousse Eggs, NEW Maple White Chocolate Bars, and lots more!
  • Riverdel – Get your Vegan Cheese fill! Here’s their Sandwich menu for the day:
    “The Americain”: Grilled American Cheese w/ house-made dijonaise and apples
    “The Smoky”: Grilled Smoky Gouda w/ caramelized onion and tomato jam
    “The Italian”: Mozzarella by 1000 leaves, Pesto (by Regal Vegan) & Tomato Butter
    “The M. Night Shalami”: Faux Salami (by Monk’s Meats) and Provolone Cheese
    “The 3C”: Creamy Chao slices and house-made Ale Chutney
  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free Easter goodies! Peanut Butter Caramel Filled Chocolate Bunnies, Easter Caramashew Filled Chocoalate Cups, Peaceful Almond Joys, Peanut Butter Brownies, Pecan Pie, Blondies, Walnut Fudge, Peanut Butter Caramel Rice Crispy Treats, and Fig Cake!
  • Yeah Dawg – NEW menu item! Be one of the lucky few to get their hands on the Beetball Parm Hero: Beet Meatballs, melty Cashew Mozzerella, Sauce, and Almond Parmesan!
Find the full event details in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!

We’ll have perfect Springy weather and a beautiful array of the finest cruelty-free eats, sweets and wares, all in one fun, family-friendly spot! EVERYBUNNY WELCOME.

All Hopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, March 26th
12- 5pm
MooShoes
78 Orchard St.
NYC
FREE!
All ages

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EASTER BUNNY BASH! Vegan Shop-Up! March 26th

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HOP TO IT. We’re celebrating the official start of Spring and all things Easter for the next VSU in Manhattan! The Easter Bunny Bash! Vegan Shop-Up! is on Saturday, March 26th, 12:00- 5:00pm, at MooShoes in the lower east side. It’s all ages, AND the day before Easter Sunday, ie the perfect opportunity to purchase cakes, sweets, and basket treats! Find the best selection of local vegan eats and gifts (and shoes, DUH!), only at NYC’s favorite all vegan pop-up market.

Get hungry for… Easter Cakes + Chocolate Bunnies + Creme Eggs  + Macarons + Grilled Cheese + Tacos + Hot Dogs + Pretzel Croissants + Doughnuts + Nut-Based Cheeses + Meatball Subs + Teas + Tinctures + Gluten-Free Sweets + Skin Care + Lipsticks + 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.

– APRIL 16TH (PBRS)
– APRIL 23RD (MOOSHOES)

NOBUNNY does vegan quite like VSU. Get EGGCITED.

All Hopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, March 26th
12- 5pm
MooShoes
78 Orchard St.
NYC
FREE!
All ages

MooShoes!

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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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