Dining & Wine

Your Guide To Planted Expo Vancouver & Plant-Based Living (Win!)

June 3, 2022

You can find the best and newest products available in the plant-based market at Planted Expo this weekend at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver. With more than 200 vendors showcasing their products Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5, along with a dozen guest speakers covering everything from how to make positive food changes to incorporating plant-based lifestyle choices there is no shortage of ways you can start on your own plant-based journey. Here is just a sampling of the brands attending the Planted Expo—everything from plant-based meals to gelato to makeup to footwear. At the show there is so much more to discover. Get your tickets online here. —Vita Daily

JUST Egg: Change your morning breakfast routine and swap out eggs for JUST Egg. The way they fluff, the way they scramble, the way they make breakfast worth waking up for. They’re healthier and even taste better when they’re made from plants.

The Very Good Butchers: Keep the sizzle in your breakfast with a wide selection of plant-based sausage from The Very Good Butchers. Another easy way to switch out a regular breakfast item for a plant-based option.

Save Da Sea: Afternoon bagels and lox are an easy changeover with Save Da Sea smoked salmon. Save Da Sea is sustainable, plant-based seafood is made from wholesome ingredients and convincingly mimics the taste and texture, allowing each of us to do our small part to help reduce our environmental impact.

Buck: Make the change from your usual frozen treat to Buck’s award-winning Buckwheat Gelato, a creamy, dreamy, delightfully dairy-free slow-melt will excite your senses while doubling as a powerhouse for our bodies and the planet. BUCK is a Vancouver-based Agri-Foodtech innovator, and the world’s first buckwheat food & beverage company, creating great tasting, plant-based, gluten-free, and non-GMO food products. Buckwheat is a nutritional superfood containing all 9 essential amino acids, quality protein, has prebiotic properties and supports heart health while also being gentle on the planet.

MANNA|Sacred Meal: Get food delivered right to your door by MANNA|Sacred Meals. This Plant-Based Meal Delivery based out of North Vancouver servicing Great Vancouver and the Lower Mainland as far east as Chilliwack up the sea to sky to Whistler.  MANNA delivers convenient, delicious, and nutritionally balanced plant-based meals to your door for the busy week ahead, for those already following a plant-based lifestyle, and for the plant curious.

Wildling Shoes: Get grounded with Wilding Shoes. Wilding’s minimal shoes allow foot muscles to develop and become stronger freely and naturally. The minimal shoe design and the uniquely shaped flexible sole create a feeling of freedom. Incidentally, the sole’s unconventional design was inspired by traditional Japanese ninja boots, which offer absolute flexibility thanks to their shape and material. Wilding Shoes are made from organic, recycled materials.

Sappho New Paradigm: Discover an organic makeup line made in Canada that is dedicated to finding your perfect shade using the cleanest and most sustainable colour cosmetics in the world. All organic and cruelty-free, Sappho products and tools translate to great makeup for you and your skin.


Win! A $380 Planted Expo Prize Pack!

Congrats Gabrielle B. of Burnaby, BC, who will receive a Planted Expo prize pack including:

  • A Sappho Summer Glow Makeup Package valued at $180.
  • One adult and one kids pair of shoes from Wildings shoe company latest summer/spring campaign with an estimated value of $200.

Please note: if you are the winner, you will receive a DM (direct message) in Instagram directly from @vitadaily.ca. Please be wary of fake accounts, which often use similar handles with an extra or missing letter, number or symbol. We will never ask for a payment or for your credit card number, and we will never ask you to click through a link. If you are unsure whether you have been contacted, via Instagram, by us or a fake account, email us before responding.


  1. laurel jones

    June 4th, 2022 at 9:16 am

    love new potatoes

  2. Jean Smith

    June 4th, 2022 at 9:27 am

    Favorite is yams! @julies1949

  3. So La

    June 4th, 2022 at 12:21 pm

    Taters! @farting_frog

  4. Joy

    June 4th, 2022 at 12:54 pm

    Favourite is Kale!! @jjoyw3

  5. Joy

    June 4th, 2022 at 12:54 pm

    Tomatoes! @yvreats_withjoy

  6. Emily lyons

    June 4th, 2022 at 2:21 pm

    Asparagus @elyonsway

  7. Bettina Ng

    June 4th, 2022 at 4:07 pm

    Carrots!! @ngbettina

  8. Chakshika Garg

    June 4th, 2022 at 9:33 pm

    Peas are my favourite!! @chakshika_

  9. Chakshika Garg

    June 4th, 2022 at 9:39 pm

    Peas are my favourite!!
    City: Vancouver

  10. Tiffany Louangxay

    June 4th, 2022 at 10:00 pm


  11. Axel

    June 4th, 2022 at 10:05 pm


  12. Nile

    June 4th, 2022 at 10:06 pm

    Carrots 🥕

  13. Maria

    June 4th, 2022 at 10:07 pm

    Avocado all the wayyyyy 🥑💚🤩

  14. Iris N

    June 5th, 2022 at 9:51 pm

    My fav is Kale and I love to make kale chips in the airfryer. @muckymoo2 I grow so much kale in my garden too!

  15. sandra Lebeau

    June 7th, 2022 at 12:30 pm

    lima bean @lebeau54540

  16. Cathy Manley

    June 7th, 2022 at 1:35 pm

    My fave is Red Peppers! cathymanley_

  17. Maria Goulart

    June 7th, 2022 at 1:47 pm

    Tomatoes 🍅 @maria_f_goulart

  18. Elaine G

    June 8th, 2022 at 3:46 pm

    Mushrooms are my favorite

  19. M. S. Thompson

    June 8th, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    Mmm, love broccoli! @SThompson788

  20. Xu Li

    June 8th, 2022 at 8:42 pm

    lettuce @liangliangcanada

  21. Rachel C.

    June 10th, 2022 at 10:38 am



  22. Kiki Kentris

    June 10th, 2022 at 10:46 pm

    My favourite are beets 😍 IG is @kikentris

  23. Kiki Kentris

    June 10th, 2022 at 10:49 pm

    My favourite are beets @kikentris

  24. Marilyn

    June 11th, 2022 at 2:57 pm

    Carrots 🥕

  25. CL Chin

    June 11th, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    brussel sprouts, never ate them much when i was younger. only learned to cook them properly as an adult.

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