Overview

The second annual Oakland VegFest will be held on Saturday, May 21st from 11am to 5pm at the beautiful Lake Merritt Amphitheater. This FREE festival will feature world-class speakers like former Oakland Raider David Carter and children’s book author Ruby Roth, local merchants, and best of all… lots of free food samples!

 

Our goal is to bring people together to enjoy the many benefits of eating more veg food for the health of our local and global communities.

 

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Speaker Schedule:

11:30-12:00: Kristie Middleton, Senior Food Policy Director, Humane Society of the U.S.

12:00-12:30: Timaree Hagenburger, MPH, RD, Nutrition Professor

12:30-1:00: Ruby Roth, acclaimed children’s book author

1:00-1:30: BJ “Clean” of GREENMUSIC

1:30-2:00: Milena Esherick, Senior Advisor to the Good Food Institute

2:00-2:30: Seba Johnson, Olympic athlete

2:30-3:00: Rose Aguilar, host of “Your Call” on KALW

3:00-3:30: David Yeung, co-founder of Green Monday

3:30-4:00: David Carter, NFL player and former Oakland Raider

Other Fun Events:

11am-1pm: Face painting in the kids’ area

11:30am-1pm: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Vegan Author and Speaker book signing table

1:00-1:30pm: Ruby Roth book reading in the kids’ area

1:30pm: Cutest Dog Contest, sponsored by V-Dog

Sponsors

Vendors

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Animal Place’s Vegan Republic

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AnnMarie Skin Care

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Ellovi

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Farm Fresh to You

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Freja’s Foods

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Green Monday

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Imperfect Produce

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Lentilicious

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Meaningful Paws

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Miyoko’s Kitchen

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No Worries

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Passione Pizza

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Sanctuary Bistro

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Timeless Coffee Roasters

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Upton’s Naturals

Non-Profits

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Animal Place

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Factory Farming Awareness Coalition

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Food Empowerment Project

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Mercy For Animals

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Millahcayotl

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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

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The Humane League

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Vegan Outreach