If you’re a Vegan mama or just love to switch up your family mealtimes with plant-based bites, you may be well aware that this August is the Old Truman Brewery has played host to the V-For Festival. Showcasing the best in vegan food and fashion, as well as wellness and fitness, family foodies have already bee treated to the acclaimed vegan market, Vegan Nights and the Brick Lane Food Hall saw a veggie and vegan takeover at the start of the month.
With still a few weeks to go until the kids return to school, there’s still plenty more to experience at the V-For Festival…
Shake up playtime with watermelon seesaws, sugar-snap swings and an avocado ballpit! Plant Pop is the first interactive ‘plant-based’ experience to hit London. Founded by Ozie Foster & Nick Burdett, this pop-up exhibition not only educates about the power of plant-based food but celebrates all that is truly tasty about the ingredients which power up plant life. Completely wacky but deliciously fabulous, get the kids thinking about food whilst their bounce to their hearts content on oversized oranges! Tickets range from £6-19.76 and are available now on Plant Pop’s website.
If all that play has worked up an appetite, take a trip to nearby Mexican cantina DF/Mexico. Mexican munching kids will go gaga for their new vegan menu carefully crafted with mega-mama and founder of Tiny Table fave Wahaca – Thomasina Miers. Whether they snap up their kicking burrito filled to the rafters with roasted courgettes, peppers, sweet onions loaded with avocado salsa and house pickles or you go all in with their pinto bean licked nachos pimped up with pink pickled onions. For smaller tots, DF/Mexico’s kids menu has nutritious rice bowls and scrummy DIY tacos to boot!