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2018 World Veg Festival | Golden Gate Park

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Saturday, October 27, 2018 - All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.

Hall of Flowers | 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco CA


2018 World Veg Festival | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Veg Society hosts the 19th 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.

2018 World Veg Festival
Sun, October 27, 2018 | 10 am to 6 pm
SF County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park, SF
$10 regular admission; $5 students and seniors

2018 Schedule

Main Auditorium

  • 10:30 – 11:00 am: Opening Remarks SFVS celebrates 50 Years
  • 11:00 – 11:30 am: Alan Goldhamer – How Fasting Can Save Your Life
  • 11:30 am – Noon: Timaree Hagenburger – Brain Health and Nutrition – Use your fork to protect your brain.
  • 12:15 – 12:45 pm: Joanne Kong – The Power of Veganism
  • 1:00 – 1:30 pm: Genesis Butler with Eshiana Coleman (Lil Monkita) – Living a Compassionate Life and Advocating for Animals at any Age
  • 1:45 – 2:15 pm: Colleen Patrick Goudreau – Excuse-itarian to Vegan: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions of Plant-Based Living
  • 2:30 – 3:00 pm: Milton Mills – Are Humans Designed to Eat Meat?
  • 3:15 – 3:45 pm: Sid Garza-Hillman – Approaching the Natural: A Small Step Approach to Health and Happiness in the Modern World
  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm: Monk & The Plant-Powered Bothaz – Unprogramming Yourself From a Meat Based Society: A Panel Discussion with Plant-Powered Athletes
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm: Grey Vegan Rapper

Garden Room

  • 11:30 am – Noon: Hope Bohanec – Sentience in the Sea: The Latest Research on the Cognitive and Emotional Lives of Fish
  • 12:15 – 12:45 pm: Chef Babbete
  • 1:00 – 1:30 pm: Scott David – Compassion Over Killing: Investigations and Campaigns
  • 1:45 – 2:15 pm: Alex Tiphayachan – Diversity Panel: The Importance of Diversity Awareness in Veganism
  • 2:30 – 3:00 pm: Julie Sinistore – Protect the Planet to Protect All Animals
  • 3:15 – 3:45 pm: Mary McGovern (Martinus Institute) – The Ideal Food
  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm: Katie Mae
  • 4:45 – 5:15 pm: Patti Breitman – Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned: Love, Laughter, and Living as a Vegan for 32 Years

Recreation Room

  • 10:45 – 11:15 am: Patricia Allen-Koot
  • 11:30 am – Noon: Shanta Sacharoff
  • 12:15 – 12:45 pm: Lisa Books-Williams
  • 1:00 – 1:30 pm: Katie Mae
  • 1:45 – 2:15 pm: James Sant
  • 2:30 – 3:00 pm: Richgail Enriquez (RG)
  • 3:15 – 3:45 pm: Hannah Kaminsky – Souper Bowls: Garlic Bread Soup
  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm: Jillian Love – Kiwi Lime Coconut Cream Pie (Raw)
  • 4:45 – 5:15 pm: Joe Geeseman – Mushroom Stroganoff

Event Details


Cost: $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco
Address: 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco CA

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