Vegan Roadtrip – Arriving in Winnipeg & Jonnies Sticky Buns

Hope people have a lovely weekend. I know folks don’t always post mofo stuff on weekends, but I’ve got a lot of ground to cover (pun intended.) so I’m going to keep powering on. Also, the awesome Vegetarian Food Festival is on in Toronto this weekend, so I figure I’ll want to talk all about that on Monday. Yesterday was absolutely awesome. BUT don’t leave VegFest without talking to the Field Roast folks. The Canadian Government, specifically the CFIA, is saying that they don’t meet some archaic regulation about meat substitutes (C.R.C., c. 870 B.14.087) AND NOT ALLOWING THEM TO SELL IN CANADA. As it stands right now, as of last week, Field Roast stock Canada wide is limited to what is already in the Distribution Centres, but beyond that no more can be imported until this is changed. Add your name to the email list at vegfest for more information. Or send them a note on their contact page. I’ll post more about it when I find out anything. I fully plan to start or join in on a fuss about this. Now back to your regularly scheduled programming. We last left off driving through Minnesota and debating whether or not we would stay in Grand Forks, North Dakota. It was rainy and blustery, and any normal pair of folks would probably think… let’s pack it in for the night. Not us. We stopped for gas, checked to see if there was anywhere for us to eat – Amazing Grains food coop…

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