The CA Vegetarian Food Festival & Symposium, presented by U.S. Veg Corp, is making its San Francisco debut this year at the Palace of Fine Arts, a Non-Plus Ultra Venue. This 4th-year incarnation showcases 100% vegan and green innovation, with revolutionary plant-based food, eco-friendly products and fun for kids and adults alike.
In addition to the specially curated plant-based food and lifestyle vendors, there are multiple stages/areas highlighting world-class speakers, panelists, chefs, entertainers, artists, mind/body/fitness classes, non-profit organizations, kids’ activities & more! No matter where you fall on the culinary spectrum, from vegan to omnivore, from foodie to aspiring conscious consumer, this event is for you.
MICHAEL GREGER, MD FACLM
A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD FACLM, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous “meat defamation” trial. In 2017, Dr. Greger was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. His latest book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Best Seller. He has videos on more than 2,000 health topics freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. All proceeds he receives from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements is all donated to charity. For more information on Dr. Greger, click on the website below.
CHEF TIRZAH LOVE
Chef Tirzah Love is a private chef for the Sacramento Kings and a caterer through her company Tirzah Catering LLC. Additionally, she teaches cooking classes at Soul Food Farm in Vacaville, CA. She was a featured chef on the Food Network's Guy's Grocery Games (Family Edition). Forever a student, she tirelessly works towards expanding her knowledge base by researching healing foods, reading cookbooks, and creating fresh new recipes for her clients.
DR. WILL TUTTLE
Dr. Will Tuttle, the visionary author of the acclaimed best-seller, The World Peace Diet, published in 16 languages, is a recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award and the Empty Cages Prize. He is also the author of several other books on spirituality, intuition, and social justice, as well as the creator of online wellness and advocacy programs. A vegan since 1980 and former Zen monk, he is featured in a number of documentaries and is a frequent radio, television, and online presenter. His Ph.D. is from the University of California, Berkeley.
+ Over 40 Exhibitors!