From 10am to 6:30pm there will be fun, food, entertainment and activities for the whole family! We have many new speakers, vendors, performers and presenters to see at World Veg Festival 2016!


 Saturday, October 8 - Main Auditorium
11:00 - 12:15pmCherie SoriaHealthy & Delicious Raw Vegan Snacks To-Go: Super Hero Breakfast Bars, Spicy Nacho Kale Chips, Blueberry Almond Granola Bars
12:30 - 1:15pmLauren OrnelasFood as a Tool for Change
1:30 - 2:25pmEdita BirnkrantIs It Enough to Say ‘Go Vegan’ or ‘End Factory Farming?
2:25- 2:50pmManik AdvaniMeditation
2:50 - 3:45pmDr. BlakeReversing Diabetes
4:00 - 5:00pmLorena MuckeTeaching Compassion in the Classroom
5:15 - 6:15pmDr. LimSugar: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

 Saturday, October 8 - Garden Club Room
11:00 - 12:00pmProf. Johanna SophiaEASY * FUN * RAW: Why You Should Add More Raw Foods to Your Diet
12:15 - 1:15pmJackie DayCreating Compassionate Schools
1:15 - 1:30Stacie Dooreck Chair Yoga: Yoga for everyone! Enjoy a 15 minute chair yoga break from the author of Sunlight Chair Yoga
1:30 - 2:30pmDr. Brad WestEliminate the Risk of Skin Cancer FOREVER
2:45 - 3:45pmTimaree HagenburgerIn the Middle: Successfully transitioning your kids & your parents to nutrient dense, plant-based, whole foods
4:00 - 5:00pmRebecca GilbertIt’s easy to start eating vegan
5:15 - 6:15pmAndy MarsVeganism: Where We've Been, Where We Are, & Where We Are Going

 Saturday, October 8 - Recreation Room
11:00 - 12:00pmShantaLegacy of the 1970's SF Bay Area's People Food System” & “Raw, %Vegan Chutneys (Condiment to ignite your appetite)
12:15 - 1:15pmJillian LoveBeyond Vegan... Superhero Nourishment
1:30 - 2:30pmPatricia KootSensational Transformational Sauces: Bolivian Groundnut Sauce, French Onion Fennel Marmalade, Rustic Veggie Cacciatore , Scandinavian Cream Sauce
2:45 - 3:45pm Richgail Enriquez (RG) Demystifying Vegan Filipino Food
4:00 - 5:00pmProf. Johanna SophiaSavory, spicy Veg-Nut Pate that can also become a burger or EASY*FUN*RAW the Workshop: Zoodles with Nutmeatballs and tomato sauce Fruit Chocolate Mousse
5:15 - 6:15pmSarah TranterPreparedness: Not Just for Boy Scouts


 Sunday, October 9 - Main Auditorium
10:15 - 11:00ISHA FoundationMeditation
11:00 - 12:00pmDr. Michael GregerHow Not to Die
12:15 - 1:15pmDr. Tel-Oren Healthy Eaters–with Cancer? (or Other Serious Illness?)
1:30 - 2:30pmPriscilla Feral & Dustin RhodesThe Smoking Gun:  Humans Are the Most Overpopulated Animal on Earth
2:45 - 3:45pmDr. Steve BlakeMastering Migraines with Food
4:00 - 5:00pmJackie DayFood Politics: Big Bucks and Big Ag
5:15 - 6:15pmEllie LaksGentle Barn Animal Sanctuary

 Sunday, October 9 - Garden Club Room
11:00-12:00 pmAndy MarsRaising Veg Kids
12:15 - 1:15 pmCatherine BlakeFood for Brain Power. Protect your memory with smart food choices
1:15 - 1:30 pmStacie DooreckChair Yoga: Yoga for everyone! Enjoy a 15 minute chair yoga break from the author of Sunlight Chair Yoga
1:30 - 2:30pmSid Garza-Hillman & Jeff StanfordVegans in a Non-Vegan World: Living the Example
2:45 - 3:45pmMichael BedarYour Nutrition Journey and the Health of the Next Generation
4:00 - 5:00pmLisa Ota with Grant InglettThe Tantra of Nutrition
5:15 - 5:45pmCarol TreacyFrom Armchair Activist to Full-Blown Protester: Learn the Many Ways You Can Effectively Help Animals
6:00-6:15pmKusuru Dharmapal12 scientific reasons which prove human beings classified as vegetarians--A therapy to make people easy to become vegans

 Sunday, October 9 - Recreation Room
11:00 - 12:00pmMartine LussierSecrets of raw vegan dressings, sauces and soups: Sweet Dijon Mustard & Caesar Dressings; Cashew Herbed Cheese Sauce; Courgette Lemony Soup
12:15 - 1:15pmLisa Books-WilliamsEasy "Cheezy" - Learn to make Lisa's Rawcho Sauce, Oat "Cheese" & Zucchini "Cheesecake" (all oil, gluten, & soy-free)
1:30 - 2:30pmAudrey FontaineFresh Ways with Green Smoothies & Salads: Chocolate Cherry Green Smoothie and an Arugula Salad with Fennel and Pecans
2:45 - 3:45pmMia MoranGluten-free, Plant-based Snacks the Whole Family Will Love
4:00 - 4:45pmKari BagnallSaving Monkeys-Promoting Compassion (presentation)
Almost Wild (short film)
5:00 - 6:30pmPlantPure Nation movie screening with Q & A