Vegan Soul Wellness Fest - Oakland
The event is set for Sept. 24th with Laney College Wellness Center!
Welcome to the 3rd Vegan Soul Fest! Celebrating the multicultural vegan lifestyle in the East Bay.
Enjoy tasting great food, lounging, and socializing with your friends. Learn inspiring healthy recipes at the multiple cooking demos by the best chefs and bakers in town.
Expand your mind with entertaining talks on hip hop, nutrition and intersectional activism. Learn your health numbers with free health screenings.
Kick your feet up or dance in our outdoor garden as CJ Flash keeps the party going, spinning soulful music all day long.
David Carter, former NFL Oakland Raider aka The 300 Pound Vegan and his Wife Paige Carter, Photographer and Activist.
Pax Ahimsa Gethen, funcrunch.org
Binta Ayofemi, Artist with exciting food justice projects in East Oakland
lauren Ornelas of the Food Empowerment Project
Naseem Nobari of Seed the Change
Keith Tucker of Hip Hop Is Green, 10th Element of Hip Hop
Food Vendors: S+M Vegan, Flacos, Sanctuary Bistro, Granny's Kitchen, Nucha, Taqueria La Venganza, Charlie's Brownies, P.S. Scrumptious and more!
Cooking Demos by Cindy Howell, Wellness Coach and Author, Nikki Stephens of Nourish by InSight and RG of Astig Vegan.
Workshops by Jamila Makini (meditation), Kevin Tillman (Vegan Hip Hop Movement), Bee Uytiepo (Healing is Giving), Renee Simpson, RN and Lisa Goodman, Qi Gong class by Marcus Gary and Tai Chi by Zochi.
Gift Bags with product samples from: Raw Revolution, Go Raw, Hampton Creek, Hurraw Lip Balm, Kuli Kuli Moringa, Beanfield's and Zevia.
Local Vendors featuring natural products.
ALL AGES WELCOME
NO PETS ALLOWED indoors except for Service Animals
PARKING: on Saturdays parking is not enforced at Laney Parking Lot on 8th Street but you park at your own risk. Parking also available at the Oakland Museum and on the street (fee applies).
Take BART - Laney is next to Lake Merritt BART
Further details to be announced.
'Sponsored by: Vegan Outreach, Laney College Wellness Center, BABNA, Hip Hop is Green
Photo by Amber Locke @rawveganblonde
Line-up of vendors, participants and speakers is subject to change.