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A Celebration of Ethical Eating

Highlights from the 2014 Sonoma County VegFest

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Sonoma County VegFest, Sonoma County’s full-featured, indoor-outdoor celebration of compassionate, healthy and environmentally responsible living. This exciting day-long event will be held in Santa Rosa’s Finley Community Center Saturday, August 15, 2015. It’s only $5 and kids under 13 are free!

The 2015 Sonoma County VegFest will feature nationally recognized speakers, delicious food, refreshing drink, dozens of local and bay area vendors, professional cooking demonstrations, free samples, and vegan ice cream! Food vendors include:  Heidi Ho chia seed nacho cheese (seen on Shark Tank!), Miyoko’s cashew cheese, Grindstone Bakery, Artisan Seitan by Freja’s Foods, Vixen Kitchen Vegan Gelato, amazing chocolatier Sjaak’s Chocolate and much more.

Knowledgeable speakers will inform attendees on the latest scientifically-proven benefits of a plant-based diet as well as how foods can fight depression and link to our emotional well-being. Animal advocates will share what are the most effective actions to relieve the suffering of animals in food production and we will hear from best-selling author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, a recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living vegan.

Be sure to come hungry, lunch choices will include local favorites Seed On The Go Vegan Food Truck, Chalk Hill Cookery and Muir’s Tea Room. There will also be offerings from Citizen Fox, a soon-to-be open vegan restaurant and brewery in San Francisco.

The Kid’s Area will be amazing this year with a full schedule of events including story-telling, games and a music concert featuring Octopretzel, an interactive, engaging and super fun musical experience for kids of all ages!

But that’s not all! Shop for clothing, jewelry, books, DVD’s, and much more! You don’t want to miss it! The Sonoma County VegFest is proudly sponsored by Compassionate Living, a Sonoma County non-profit whose mission is to create a compassionate world where people are healthy, the environment is protected, and all animals are free from human imposed suffering.

upc_logo_no e-mail_lowresWe would like to thank United Poultry Concerns (UPC) for their co-sponsorship of the Sonoma County VegFest. UPC is a outstanding nonprofit organization dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic fowl for 25 years.  To learn more and support them, go to www.upc-online.org

 

Join us Saturday, August 15, 2015!

To learn more about Compassionate Living and the far-reaching benefits of transitioning to a plant-based diet, please click here.

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