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Education Day 2019!

  • YMI Cultural Center 39 South Market Street Asheville, NC, 28801 United States (map)

Our 2019 Veganfest is being presented by Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge.

We are adding an education day to our 2019 event! Education Day is sponsored by Sweet Bear Rescue Farm and Asheville Vegan Society.

Join us for Education Day at the YMI Cultural Center from 10am to 5pm on Saturday June 8 plus head next door to the THE BLOCK off biltmore to grab some food, desserts, and drinks all throughout the day!

10:00 to 10:50

Short Film Screening: Cows Come Home
Activism and Photography

Dan Turbert

11:00 to 11:50

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Being Vegan

Dr. Priyumvada Naik

12:00 to 12:50

The Sanctuary Life of a Business Woman, Balancing Animal Care, Self Care and Work Life

Lisa MacDonald

1:00 to 1:50

Lunch at THE BLOCK off biltmore - $12 meal plus desserts by Taylor Street Sweets.

2:00 to 2:50

The Plant-Powered Tsuanmi: How YOU Can Help Accelerate the Plant-Based Movement

Ronnie Tsunami

3:00 to 3:50

From Vegan to Treegan: Why Ethical Food Advocates Should Embrace Native Tree Nuts

Bill Whipple

4:00 to 5:15

Athlete Panel - Learn from these Vegan Athletes and ask questions during the Q&A.

Brittany Sadé, Erin Fergus, Betty H. Smith, and Daniel Austin

We will also have a few vendors setting up in the Gallery of the Cultural Center so you can shop too.

Food will be sold by:

Hayette and Vegan Roaming with dessert by Taylor Street Sweets LLC.

Menu Choices:

Shahi Tofu with Vegetables and fragrant rice

Gluten free brownies and pop tarts and assorted cupcakes.

More to come!

Hang out at THE BLOCK or bring your food back to the theater. The BLOCK composts so please remember to do that after you are finished.

We will have VIP seats available for a fee. We will post the link soon.

Our full schedule is posted on our website, www.asheville.ncvegfests.com. Honey LaBronx is our emcee!

Plus, we will do a party at the THE BLOCK off biltmore too.

Get excited Asheville!