Meatless Monday: Miami Sprouts Vegan for Second Annual Seed Food and Wine Festival
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Seed Food and Wine, Miami's five-day plant-based party, is back again for its second year. And this time, they're bringing vegan burgers. From November 18 through November 22, Seed, sponsored by Whole Foods, brings together the likes of mega-athletes including Brendan Brazier and Rich Roll and vegan culinary greats including Matthew Kenney and Chad Sarno for an over-the-top party of Miami proportions. Seed began as the brainchild of Alison Burgos and Michelle Gaber. Seasoned event promoters who know how to throw epic parties like Miami's LGBT event Aqua Girl, the two didn't know much about vegan. Until recently. Their busy, party-promoting lives meant "go, go, go, bigger, harder, stronger, faster," says Burgos. "I paid the price for that." It landed her in pain, in a wheelchair and diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. "Doctors were pumping me through with prescription meds, but the medications weren't doing it." Going vegan -- not her first choice -- did. And it turns ...
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