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A new food festival in Baltimore celebrates vegan cuisine
A new food festival in Baltimore celebrates vegan cuisine

Back when Naija Wright, one of Baltimore's vegan entrepreneurs, first considered "Vegan SoulFest" as the name for the city's newest food festival, she ran a Google search to make sure the title was not already in use. "All I found was a group in Melbourne, Australia," Wright explained. "But it wasn't a 'vegan soulfest,' it was just a group of vegans going to a soulfest." Convinced that her dream of an urban celebration of the vegan diet was unique, Wright kept the name, had it embroidered on polo shirts, daringly billed her event the "First Annual Vegan SoulFest," set a date and hoped for sunshine. She got the sunshine,...

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