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Voted in VEGNEWS and P.E.T.A as the Nation's Top 5 Food trucks in America!

on Fri, 05/20/2016 - 20:13

We are so ecstatic to announce our next cruelty-free food vendor and very first food mobile at Compassionfest 2016 Gmonkey Mobile. GMONKEY is CT's First all Vegan & Organic Food Truck. Named by VEGNEWS and P.E.T.A as the Nation's Top 5 Food trucks in America, Gmonkey is the mobile unit from Branford's Award-winning Vegan Restaurant named G-Zen. Gmonkey proudly serves 100% Vegan, Organic and Hand-made Plant-based cuisine. We source our own 100% organic ingredients from our very own farm called Shadlefarm in Durham and our truck runs on renewable veggie bio-diesel. Check out

Pleased To Announce Our Guest Speaker Jasmin Singer!

on Thu, 03/24/2016 - 19:49

So excited to announce that Jasmin Singer of Our Hen House will be joining us as a speaker for Compassionfest 2016! She will speak on the intersection of gay rights, feminism, and animal rights. Check out her bio below:
Jasmin Singer is the author of the memoir, Always Too Much and Never Enough (Penguin Random House Berkley; 2016), which documents her journey to find herself through juicing, veganism, and love, as she went from fat to thin and from feeding her emotions to feeding her soul. Jasmin was named a 2016 “40 Under 40” by The Advocate Magazine and a 2015 “Eco-Preneur” by Go Magazine.

Thank You Compassionfest Speakers!

on Tue, 03/22/2016 - 20:29

Our speaker schedule is FULL for Compassionfest. We have some very exciting and diverse speakers this year and will share them with you in the coming weeks! Stay tuned...

Thank you Lisa's Soaps "Naked And Natural" This Years Sponsor!

on Sat, 03/05/2016 - 23:51

So excited to announce our next vendor, Lisas soaps naked and natural LLC. We are so lucky to have her back as an vendor and sponsor for Compassionfest 2016. When you purchase a bar of Lisa’s soap you will immediately want to go back for more. Lisa’s Soaps are cruelty-free & vegan. A hot process soap made with hemp milk. Proudly not using any animal testing and stand by each one of our naturally scented products.

Thank You 21 Oak For Being Our Sponsor.

on Wed, 03/02/2016 - 00:13

Many thanks to 21 Oak for sponsoring Compassionfest 2016. Grateful for your support in making this year a success. Offering fresh and natural plant-based cuisine. preparing seasonal vegan meals using local ingredients. Proudly serving in Manchester, CT. 21 OAK's vision encompasses more than just nutritious and well balanced meals. Green and sustainable business practices are part of that vision. 21 OAK seek to not only promote sustainable farming practices, but sustainable living practices as well.

Welcome The Rock Garden!

on Thu, 02/18/2016 - 20:13

So pleased to announce Rock Garden LLC our 1st sponsor for Compassionfest 2016. We are so lucky to have them as a vendor & sponsor at this years event. The Rock Garden is a bead, rock & mineral, gift, a metaphysical, book & jewelry shop and so much more.

Join Our Next Monthly Compassionfest Vegan Potluck!

on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 14:36

Compassionfest 2016 Planning Has Begun! Come Join The Fun.

on Mon, 12/28/2015 - 03:03

Compassionfest 2015 Unisex T-shirts & Muslin Backpack SALE!

on Mon, 08/10/2015 - 19:11

Did you forget to buy your 1st Annual Compassionfest 2015 Hamden, CT unisex t-shirt? Here's your chance. Don't wait.  $25 Each. T-shirts sizes SM & MED. One size fits all Muslin Backpack. Get it at


Successful Compassionfest 2015!

on Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:53

Hold on to your heart folks! It's finally here: Compassionfest 2015, this Saturday July 25th, at the "1253 - Evolving Culture Center", 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT. FREE and OPEN TO ALL. Be expecting greatness! This event will be like no other. The mission of this 1st annual Compassion festival is to unite like-minded people that believe in values of justice, equity and compassion.