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2014 World Vegetarian Day Festival: Sunday | GG Park

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10:30 am; $10 after. $3 for students with ID and seniors, and kids under 12 get in free all day.

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



2014 World Vegetarian Day Festival | Golden Gate Park

2014 World Vegetarian Day Festival: Sunday | GG ParkSample some seitan or soyrizo at the San Francisco Vegetarian Society’s 2014 World Veg Festival, a two-day celebration of all things vegan, vegetarian and everything in between from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday, October 11-12, 2014.

Free admission for early birds from 10-10:30 am; otherwise, it’s $10.
Admission for students with ID and seniors is $3, and kids under 12 get in free all day.

Come see a series of guest speakers, cooking demos, samples, educational talks, health exhibits and entertainment which promote a plant-based, healthful diet.

2014 World Veg Festival Schedule

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Main Auditorium

EMCEE: Sharon Leong, SFVS Board Member

  • 10:30 – 12:00 pm: Cherie Soria, Raw Demo “Meaty, Cheesy, Raw Vegan Meals that will delight your meat loving cheese-alcoholic friends”
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Miyoko Schinner, “Is Milk from Happy Cows?”
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Dr. Adiel Tel-Oren (MD), “Skin Science – The New Key to Anti-Aging Medicine”
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Gene Baur, “Facing Our Food”
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Dr. Mary Clifton Wendt (MD), “How to Lose Weight and Supercharge Your Life”
  • 5:15 – 6:15 pm: Dr. Steve Blake (ND), “A Nutritional Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease”
  • 6:45 – 7:45 pm: Choice of (1) Raw Vegan Dinner catered by Chef, Cherie Soria, Living Light Culinary Arts, $26.00
  • or (2) Cooked Vegan Dinner catered by Vegan Iron Award-Winning Chef, Lisa Books-Williams, $26.00
  • 7:45 – 8:15 pm: Entertainment: Will Tuttle on Piano and Nicky Garratt Rock Band

Garden Club Room

  • 10:30 – 12:00 pm: Bob Linden, Host, ListenLive – GoVeganRadio.com Sundays, 5 to 7 pm and Ken Williams, Champion Vegan Body Builder, “Why Going Vegan Is the Only Way to Stop Environmental Disaster”
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Meir Schneider, “Steps for Natural Vision Improvement”
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Hope Bohanec, “Chickens: Exploitation of the Innocent”
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Sailesh Rao, “Carbon Dharma”
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Katie Cantrell, TBA
  • 5:00 – 6:30 pm: Film: “Cowspiracy” – a 90 minute documentary

Recreation Room

  • 10:30 – 12:00 pm: Patti Breitman, “The Best Choice You Can Make: why it’s never too late (and it’s never been easier) to go vegan”
  • 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Dr. Adiel Tel-Oren (MD), Demo, “Simplest & Best Raw Food Recipes with Dr. T”
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Naasira Ageela & Gregory Bledsoe, Demo, “Spicy Tasty Vegan Cuisine”
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm: Nicky Garratt, Demo, “Mango & Mint: Arabian & North American Inspired Vegan Cuisine”
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Shanta Sacharoff, Demo, “Matar Tofu”

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Main Auditorium

EMCEE: Sharon Leong, SFVS Board Member

  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: Edita Birnkrant, “Is It Enough to Say ‘Go Vegan’ or ‘End Factory Farming’?”
  • 11:45 – 12:45 pm: Ruby Lathon “Preventing & Reversing Chronic Diseases with a Plant-based Diet”
  • 1:00 – 1:50 pm: Jeff Stanford & Sid Garza-Hillman, “Vegans In a Non-Vegan World”
  • 2:15 – 3:15 pm: Dr. Don Forrester (MD), “Eating and Moving Your Way to Quality Living”
  • 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Dr. Will Tuttle (PhD), “Time to Wake Up”
  • 4:45 – 5:45 pm: Dr. Steve Blake (ND), “No More Heart Attacks”

Garden Club Room

  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: James Corwell, “Time to Sushi: Innovations that Lead to Creating an Exceptional Product”
  • 11:45 – 12:45 pm: Dr. Stephen Bizel (DC), “Top 5 Health & Wellness Research Findings of 2014″
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm: Andy Mars, “Raising Vegan Kids”
  • 2:15 – 3:15 pm: Carol Treacy, “From Animal Rights Advocate to Vegan Author”
  • 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Kerri Zemko, “More than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases” (Pending)
  • 5:00 – 6:30 pm: Film “Cowspiracy” – a 90 minute documentary

Recreation Room

  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: Lisa Books-Williams: “Thriving on Whole Plant-Based Foods”
  • 11:45 – 12:45 pm: Jillian Love, “Raw Vegan Cowgirl Recipes”
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm: Meg Felts, SF Living Foods Enthusiasts, “Beautiful Salads and Sprouts”
  • 2:15 – 3:15 pm: Patricia Allen-Koot, Wellness Institute, Demo, “Pumpkin Power”
  • 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Brandon Bert, Demo, “Green SuperFoods”
  • 4:45 – 5:45 pm: Talya Lutzker, Demo, “Talya’s Ayurvedic Kitchen”

2014 World Vegetarian Day Festival: Sunday | GG Park


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*Free before 10:30 am; $10 after. $3 for students with ID and seniors, and kids under 12 get in free all day.

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