A Celebration of Compassionate Eating


Welcome to the Sonoma County VegFest, Sonoma County’s first 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 from 10 am to 5 pm on August 16. It’s only $5 and kids under 13 are free!

The Sonoma County VegFest features nationally recognized speakers, delicious food, refreshing drink, dozens of local and bay area vendors, professional cooking demonstrations, free samples, and coconut ice cream! Be sure to come hungry, some of our food vendors are: Genuto (vegan gelato), Heidi Ho chia seed nacho cheese, Alive and Healing tempeh, Farm to Ferment sauerkraut and kimchi, two amazing vegan chocolatiers, Sjaak’s Chocolate and Obsessive Confection Disorder and much more. Lunch choices will include local favorites Gaia’s Garden, Lydia’s Lovin’ Foods and Gursha Ethiopian Catering. There will also be fresh sandwiches from Freja’s Seitan and many offerings from Sunny Vibrations vegan food truck.

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.


Sonoma County Film Premier with Q & A by Co-Director Keegan Kuhn

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

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We are proud to host the Sonoma County premier of the film Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. The film will be shown at 3:00 pm in the Cypress Room and features a Q & A with co-director, Keegan Kuhn, after the screening.

Cowspiracy is the groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker-investigater as he exposes the most destructive industry facing the planet today and why most environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Watch the trailer here.


Please join us on August 16th!

We look forward to seeing you on August 16, from 10 am to 5 pm at the Sonoma County VegFest !  To learn more about Compassionate Living and the far-reaching benefits of transitioning to a plant-based diet, please click here.


Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors


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