Come join others on September 19th for the 5th Annual Veg Fest. This year it will be held at the Oregon Convention Center and will feature speakers, cooking demos, vegan food samples and music from local artists! You won't want to miss it!
Here is the Event Schedule:
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Click here for a detail on each presenter and talk description (musicians too) .
11:00am - Vesanto Melina, RD - "The Raw Food Revolution Diet"
12:30pm - John McDougall, MD
2:00pm - Rip Esselstyn - "Light Your Health on FIRE"
3:30pm - Kathy Freston
5:00pm - John McDougall, MD
11:00am - Gabrielle Chavez - "Wild Green Smoothie and Banana Bread"
12:30pm - Wes Hannah - "Vegan Lasagna"
2:00pm - David Gabbe - "The Joy of Vegan Cooking"
3:30pm - Isa Chandra Moskowitz - "Eclectic Rice Paper Rolls"
5:00pm - Julie Hasson - "Quick & Easy Dishes From The Cancer Project"
11:00am - Kathy Hessler
12:30pm - Brian McCarthy - "The Challenges and Rewards of Being a Family on a Vegan Diet"
2:00pm - Sussanna Czeranko, ND - "Preventing Cancer: Eating Outside the Box, Can and Jar"
3:30pm - Richard Heitsch, MD - "Vegan Diet for Optimal Athletic Performance"
5:00pm - Sharon Methvin, PhD - "Making a Difference for Animals - One Bite At a Time"
Ask the Experts:
11:00am - 12:30pm Stephanie Lucas, RN - Nutrition, Veganic Gardening
12:30pm - 2:00pm Tammy Russell, RD - Nutrition, Health, Vegan Parenting
2:00pm - 3:30pm Brian McCarthy - Vegan Parenting, Cooking
3:30pm - 5:00pm Wendy Abraham, ND - Vegan Health, Cooking
5:00pm - 6:30pm Sue Aberle, RD - Nutrition, Health, Raw
11:15am - Jon Davidson
12:45pm - Seth Martin
2:15pm - Kate Mann
3:45pm - Amy Bleu
5:15pm - Dawnya Clarine
6:30pm - SweetJuice
Family Activities Corner: TBA
Here's the menus for the participating restaurants (no items over $5 so you can afford to try several things):
Blossoming Lotus: Lasagna, chili/cornbread, cashew hummus/flax crackers, lavender lemonade, Kauai chai, soft serve, trail mix cookies
Curry Leaf: Samosas, Pakodas, Cutlets, Spring rolls
Papa G's: Mac and Cheeze, Curry bowl, TLT sandwich, raw pizza, limeade, keifer, cookie bars
Proper Eats: Collard Wraps, mummy balls, hummus, pesto, miso, sunseed spread, raw crackers, raw veggies, raw fajitas, date fudge
Red and Black: Black Dragon Noodles, Kale and Quinoa Bowl
Sweet Lemon: Divine Thai Wrap, Very Curry Wrap, Rainbow Wrap, Supreme Salad Roll, Thai iced tea, cookies
Vege Thai: Pad Thai, Thai Salad Rolls with peanut sauce, Salad with Soy Chicken and peanut sauce, Thai Iced Tea
And here is the list of Event Exhibitors, WOW!
Commercial Exhibitors and Product Samplers
Artisana Organic Nut Butter
Ben Shaberman, "The Vegan Monologues"
Bishop's Best Raw Vegan Gelato
Blossoming Lotus Cafe - "Vegan World Fusion Cuisine"
Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods
Book Publishing Company
Buchic Bamboo Clothing
Cell Rejuvenation Center (with Yummy Tummy Oasis)
]Chef Al & Donna B
CuisineMentor: Spice Blends
Curry Leaf Restaurant
Dandies vegan marshmallows
Dave's Killer Bread
Field Roast Grain Meat Co.
Food Fight! Vegan Grocery
Genesis organic juices
GoodBelly Probiotic Fruit Drink
Green Wok Vegetarian Restaurant
Grow Your Family Healthy (Ice La Creme)
HELD Vegan Belts
]HipCooking (Health Interested People Cooking With Salad Master)
The Hydration Solution
Integrated Medicine Group
Luna & Larry's Coconut Bliss
Love at First Sit
Master Peace Hemp
Missionary Chocolates LLC
The Naughty Vegan: Jeff Rogers "Vice Cream," CEO of SoyStache.com
Organics To You
Pacific Natural Foods
Papa G's Vegan Organic Deli
Portland General Electric's renewable power program
Portland Wholesale Grocery Company
Proper Eats Restaurant
The Red & Black Cafe
The ReDirect Guide
SCL Marketing & Services
Stahlbush Island Farms
Stirs the Soul
Sweetpea Baking Co.
Sweet Lemon Veggie Bistro
Toby's Tofu Dips & Spreads
Turtle Island Foods/Tofurkey
Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness
VitaCrisp Live Crackers
Water & Air Works
Whole Foods Market
Wild Alice Bars
Wilderness Poets Hemp Nut Butters
Action for Animals
Adventist Medical Center
Best Friends Animal Society
The Cancer Project
Coalition to Abolish Animal Testing
The Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon
In Defense Of Animals (IDA)
The Let Live Foundation
Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary
National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM)
Oregon Spay Neuter Fund
Out To Pasture Animal Sanctuary
Rachel's Friends Breast Cancer Coalition
Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF)
Try Vegan PDX
Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG)
Classic Exhibits Inc.
Eat In The Raw, Inc.
Edward & Sons
Organically Grown Company