Supporting Portland's Vegan, Vegetarian, and Veg-curious Community

VegFest 2009
Speakers, Chefs, Classes, Musicians and Experts
Past VegFests
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2011 2010 2009

Event Schedule

Saturday, September 19, 2009
Click on each speaker for a detailed talk description.


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

Cooking Demos:

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 - "Factory Farming: Consequences for Humans, the Environment, and Animals"
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 Dr. Ole Ersson, MD - Vegan Health
5:00pm - 6:30pm Sue Aberle, RD - Nutrition, Health, Raw

Live Music:

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:

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