CC VegFest EMCEE
300 Pound Vegan
3:30 p.m. in the Demo Space
After a career in pro football, David went vegan with much resistance from his team mates, family, and coaches. When everything from his sports performance to his personal life improved, he got committed to sharing the good word with others about how food affects his health transformation, as well as how it transforms our relationships societally.
Eco Vegan Gal
12 NOON in the Lounge
She’s also a Social media specialist, healthy living crusader and winner of the 2014 Ed Begly Jr. Environmental Activist Award, and one of our honored speakers!
11 a.m. in the Lounge
Come learn about the history and compassion concepts from Professor Renan Larue created, who now heads the first ever vegan studies department, at our Central Coast’s own U.C. Santa Barbara! His book, “Vegetarianism an its Enemies” won the 2016 La Bruyere Prize at the Academie Francaise for its insights and contribution to the field of philosophy.
dr. andy mars
VEGAN CAMP DIRECTOR
10 a.m. in the Lounge
Vegan for thirty-four years, Dr. Mars has served on the Board of The American Vegan Society most of those years, was a founding member of PCRM and Earthsave, and is the Founder and Director of the Kids Make A Difference Foundation.
1 p.m. in the Lounge
Are you an athlete, parent, or concerned for your health? Come meet Cherie Moore, M.S., transcontinental cycling world record holder and RAAM winner, nutrition professor, and vegan mom, who has been role-modeling a vegan lifestyle for 36 years, impacting over 13,000 college students, and raising a vegan son who is an elite athlete as well.
2:30 p.m. in the Demo Space
Vegan mermaid brunches
12 NOON in the Demo Room
Los Anglean Nicole is adorable, fun, funny, and absolutely fabulous. Come learn and enjoy!
Raw Vegan Chef
1 p.m. in the Demo Room
chew on vegan channel
11 a.m. in the Demo Room
Mom and Nutrition Professor
Have questions about what to feed your kid (or yourself :-)? Ask Professor Moore!
Q n A from 11 a.m. – 12 noon
vegan book author and illustrator
Author, teacher, and Mom, Ruby will delight us with her series of vegan books for kids!
Readings at noon and 2 p.m.
Dr. andy mars, phd
educator and youth expert
Dr. Mars has raised veg kids, runs the Veg Kids organization helping veg kids connect with other veg kids, and is entering the 25th year of the Camp Exploration totally vegan camps for kids.
SPECIAL EVENTS FROM 5-6 P.M.:
“CHEESE, CHOCOLATE AND CHEERS” PARTY & MUSIC BY “SONGWRITERS AT PLAY”!
In the Lounge: Songwriters at Play! A collection of vegan songwriters performing their original songs about veganism! The perfect way to wind down after an exciting day (you can also enjoy your “cheese, chocolate and kombucha” while appreciating these talented musicians). FREE to attend, all are welcome.