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2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.

County Fair Building | 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco CA



2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park

The San Francisco Veg Society hosts the 17th annual World Veg Festival featuring an exciting lineup of speakers, cooking demos, exhibitors, entertainers and food vendors.

SFVS is a non-profit and all-volunteer run organization whose mission is to promote a plant-based lifestyle for healthy, ethical & sustainable living.

2016 World Veg Festival
Sat-Sun, October 8-9, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm
SF County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park, SF

$10 regular admission; $5 students and seniors.

2016 Schedule

Saturday, October 8

Main Auditorium

  • 10:30 – 11:45 am: Cherie Soria, Culinary Demo – “Heart Healthy Vegan Chocolate Desserts and Treats”
  • 11:45 – 12:15 pm: Meditation led by the Isha Foundation
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Ecopolitan Doctors Panel – “Colon & Skin Cancer – Reverse These Epidemics!”
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Miyoko Schinner – “Exploits of a veganpreneur in the new V-Conomy”
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Edita Birnkrant – “Connecting the Dots & Exposing Lies; Animal Lives Matter”
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Dr. Steve Blake (ScD) – “Stroke Prevention”
  • 5:15 – 6:15 pm: Lauren Ornelas – “How Your Food Choices Can Change the World”
  • 6:30 – 7:30 pm: Chef AJ – “The Secrets of Ultimate Weight Loss”

Garden Club Room

  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm: Alka Arora – “Veganism as Sacred Activism”
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Rebecca Gilbert – “It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan!”
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Patti Breitman – “Why and How it’s Never Too Late to Go Vegan”
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Robert Grillo – “Fictions, Facts and Food Choices”
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Lani Muelrath – “The 5 Steps of Transition to Plant-Based Living”
  • 5:15 – 6:15 pm: Karine Brighten – “Fitness Demo”

Recreation Room

  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm: Shanta Sacharoff – “Vegan baked Samosa made with phillo served and tamarind/date chutney”
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Susan Powers – “Bridging raw food with cooking”
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Chef AJ, Demo – “Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth without Sugar”
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Teena Arora – “Channa Masala (garbanzo bean curry)”
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Vaidya Priyanka – “AumCuisine: Recipes to Age Gracefully”
  • 5:15 – 6:15 pm: Dharma Master Jin Rou, Wok Wisely

Sunday, October 9

Main Auditorium

  • 10:15 – 11 pm: ISHA Foundation – Meditation
  • 11:00 – 12 pm: Dr. Michael Greger – How Not to Die
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Dr. Tel-Oren – Healthy Eaters–with Cancer? (or Other Serious Illness?)
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Priscilla Feral & Dustin Rhodes – The Smoking Gun: Humans Are the Most Overpopulated Animal on Earth
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Dr. Steve Blake – Mastering Migraines with Food
  • 4:00 – 5 pm: Jackie Day – Food Politics: Big Bucks and Big Ag
  • 5:15 – 6:15 pm: Ellie Laks – Gentle Barn Animal Sanctuary

Garden Club Room

  • 11:00-11:30 am: Carol Treacy – From Armchair Activist to Full-Blown Protester: Learn the Many Ways You Can Effectively Help Animals
  • 11:45-12 pm: Kusuru Dharmapal – 12 scientific reasons which prove human beings classified as vegetarians–A therapy to make people easy to become vegans
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Catherine Blake – Food for Brain Power. Protect your memory with smart food choices
  • 1:15 – 1:30 pm: Stacie Dooreck – Chair Yoga: Yoga for everyone! Enjoy a 15 minute chair yoga break from the author of Sunlight Chair Yoga
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Sid Garza-Hillman & Jeff Stanford – Vegans in a Non-Vegan World: Living the Example
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Michael Bedar – Your Nutrition Journey and the Health of the Next Generation
  • 4:00 – 5 pm: Lisa Ota with Grant Inglett – The Tantra of Nutrition
  • 5:15 – 6:15 pm: Andy Mars – Raising Veg Kids

Recreation Room

  • 11:00 – 12 pm: Martine Lussier – Secrets of raw vegan dressings, sauces and soups: Sweet Dijon Mustard & Caesar Dressings; Cashew Herbed Cheese Sauce; Courgette Lemony Soup
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Lisa Books-Williams – Easy “Cheezy” – Learn to make Lisa’s Rawcho Sauce, Oat “Cheese” & Zucchini “Cheesecake” (all oil, gluten, & soy-free)
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Audrey Fontaine – Fresh Ways with Green Smoothies & Salads: Chocolate Cherry Green Smoothie and an Arugula Salad with Fennel and Pecans
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Mia Moran – Gluten-free, Plant-based Snacks the Whole Family Will Love
  • 4:00 – 4:45 pm: Kari Bagnall – Saving Monkeys / “Almost Wild”- (short film) / Healing Against All Odds (presentation)
  • 5:00 – 6:30 pm: PlantPure Nation – movie screening with Q & A

2016 World Veg Festival: Cooking Demos, Talks & Live Entertainment | GG Park


Links: Event details

Cost: $10*

*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco
Address: 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco CA

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