Welcome to our first market of 2020 – a Veganuary special!! Veganuary aims to inspire and support people to try vegan for January and throughout the rest of the year. Visit their website if you would like to find out more or take the Veganuary challenge.
Where and when? It’s on Saturday 18th January from 10-2.30pm at Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, EX1 1BW. FREE entry.
Everyone welcome, whether vegan, plant-based or new to it all and want to find out more.
Parking, bus and rail info here. The market is on the first floor, with access by stairs or two lifts. If you have problems using the lifts please ring the number by the bottom lift doors, or ask someone to come up the stairs to let us know so that we can help. The venue does not allow dogs, except assistance dogs.
Our wonderful stall holders and talks are listed below.
Exeter Friends For Animals
EFFA consists of a wide diversity of people who campaign locally in Exeter on animal issues. If you would like to join EFFA, please come and chat at the stall in the main foyer! EFFA will also have info on other campaigns.
Free vegan food tasters! Come and try out a variety of vegan cheeses, vegan chocolate and organic snacks. A huge thanks to Bute Island Foods, Moo Free and Clearspring for their generous food donations.
TALKS and COOKERY DEMO
The talks are in the room directly behind you as you come up the stairs.
Six Steps to Going Vegan – 11am
Talk by Rob Masterson of the Vegan Approach
Are you thinking about going vegan? Have you tried being vegan before but come across some challenges? Are you a new vegan? Rob will outline 6 simple steps to start you on your vegan journey including cooking tips, nutrition, eating out and dealing with family and friends. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions to our expert vegan speaker.
Cookery Demonstration – 12pm
With Clare Pearson
Clare is demonstrating root vegetable and chickpea tagine with fruity couscous and homemade chickpea and herb falafel. Includes tasters at the end and limited number of jars of pesto to take away and try. A huge thanks to Suma for their generous food donation.
Vegan Nutrition – 1pm
Talk with registered dietician Sandra Hood, author of Feeding your vegan infant with confidence
Sandra will be addressing common myths around vegan nutrition and by the end of the talk you should be confident about eating a totally plant based diet. With Q & A at the end of the talk. Sandra is also happy to answer questions about nutrition for vegan babies and children.
Hot food to be confirmed. Will have a salad bar. Vegan catering for festivals, fairs, weddings and birthdays. Cover Exeter, Tiverton and the south west.
The Big Kebabski
Menu to be confirmed. Street food business with their own trailer, specialising in vegan kebabs and burgers. All food, dips, sauces and even “vegan meat” are homemade according to their unique recipes.
Noda’s Waffles *NEW
Delicious hot bubble waffles with sauces, topping and vegan whipped cream.
Hot Drinks also available, only £1, with all proceeds to EFFA! You can also refill your water bottles in the drinks area.
Apple Natural *NEW
Apple shreds, rings and fruit leathers made with local organic apples from their own and nearby orchards in Cornwall. They’ll have a choice of their apple fruit leathers to buy loose in compostable bags or bring your own container to fill.
Rich chocolate brownies, layer cakes and tray bakes and sweet treats along with savoury rolls, hand pies, frittata-style slices and savoury flapjacks. All freshly handmade in Exeter, all gluten free and made in a dedicated gluten free kitchen.
Busy Bumble Bakes *NEW
Handcrafted cakes and bakes; cupcakes, flapjacks and celebration cakes. Busy Bumble Bakes are very kindly donating 20% of their sales to EFFA.
The ever-popular fermented drink Kombucha, in a variety of flavours. Raw and made with organic green tea and spring water.
Dark Moon Chocolates
Vegan chocolate truffles and chocolate dark moons, lots of flavours including peanut butter and caramel, white chocolate and passion fruit and cappuccino.
Devon Against Horse Racing *NEW
DAHR protest and monitor local horse racing events. They work closely with Animal Aid, sending them reports and footage captured at the racecourse. Find out more at their stall and how you can help.
Chickpea based sandwich fillers, spud or salad toppers: Toona, Spicy Buffalo and Herby Chickpea.
Freshly hand-made vegan and palm oil free doughnuts. All fillings and glazes are made in-house. A range of classic flavours and of course some seasonal!
Ebb Tides Seaweeds
Ebb Tides harvest seaweeds of the Devon Coast and create products for the table: seaweed condiments and gin.
Eco Friendly Shop
Plastic-free vegan treats, toiletries, cleaning, store cupboard and tins.
Ethical cleaning products in sustainable reusable aluminium spray bottles. For kitchen, bathroom, all purpose and glass. Concentrated refills also available.
Run a venue for new families. Focus on reusable products, breastfeeding and slings. Washable sanitary towels, baby wipes and nappies.
Quality vegan t-shirts, prints, pennants, stickers and patches from Newquay, Cornwall. Hand-drawn, ethical, low-carbon, organic.
Good Carma Foods
Specialise in a range of vegan cheese. Includes the Flavour Fusion Range of parmesan alternatives, and Spread Sensation – a cashew based mature cheddar cheese alternative.
How On Earth
Range of delicious plant based meat alternatives, from southern fried chicken to spicy chorizo. How on Earth is a family-run vegan business based near Exeter.
EFFA will be featuring iAnimal, bring your meat-eating friends for a unique immersive experience into the lives of farmed animals. “You don’t know what it’s like to be in a room designed to kill you.” Evanna Lynch, Actor
Vegan travel company that offers vegan group breaks and bespoke package holidays.
Modern Craft *NEW
Toiletries, nail varnish, incense, zines, tarot cards, jewellery, ceramics and greeting cards.
The Natural Spa
Vegan toiletries including soaps, shampoos, conditioners, bath salts, body scrubs and accessories. Plus zero waste travel/starter kits, where 50% of the profits go to Jacobs Ridge Animal Sanctuary.
With their inimitable Cheezey Breadsticks and much much more! Cakes, brownies and savouries, all baked in Exeter.
Nice Things From India *NEW
Recycled or upcycled gifts and goods from India and handmade trinkets: upcycled pouffes, purses, cushions and throws; ornaments, earrings and rings; oil burners, scarves and keyrings. All items are fairtrade.
Organic nut spreads without peanuts; with coconut to sweeten and provide a differently textured nut butter. Flavours are gingerbread almond butter, carob cashew nut butter and date & walnut butter.
Colourful range of bags, garments and ornaments made from cotton, hemp and resin (no wool or silk). The products are handmade fair trade in Nepal. Rickwells are in the process of launching HempStyle, their new own brand of hemp products.
Local organic veg producers with organic fruit and vegetables.
Vegan small batch products: soaps, skincare, shampoo bars, facecloths and deodorants.
Susie Jones Jewellery
Handmade contemporary silver jewellery: rings, earrings and necklaces.
Brownies, layer cakes, chocolate croissants, cupcakes, cookies, tray bakes, bakewell tarts, and much more.
Topsham Homeopathic Practice
Cath Sleigh, registered homeopath is back with plenty of free information, remedy kits for home use (including a kit for treating pets) and time for talking to you about homeopathy and how it may help you. Cath has been vegan for over 30 years and is an experienced homeopath, passionate about supporting natural health and healing with homeopathic remedies – which are tested on humans not animals.
Vendaci Vegan Delights *NEW
Fudge, honeycomb, coconut ice, peanut brittle, pre-packed chocolate and pic n mix.
Handmade, organic and palm oil free savoury snacks bursting with flavour! To include filled naan bread, pizza pinwheels, cheese and pesto twists, garlic mushroom rolls, pasties and ratatouille risotto cakes.
The aim of the market is to promote veganism and cruelty free living to protect animals and the environment. Help us reduce waste – please bring your own bags and food containers! Many stalls offer a discount if you bring your own food containers.
Everything at the fair will be vegan.
Vegans don’t use animal products, for a cruelty-free lifestyle. Find about more about going vegan at veganuary.com.