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Vegetarian Food Festival


 When: Saturday June 7, 2014 11 am to 3 pm  

 Where: East End School, 195 North Street, Portland, Maine

 What: Vegan Food, Live Music, Exhibitors, Vendors and Speakers


       In the Band Room 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Speaker: Gene Baur author of   Farm Sanctuary:Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food  Baur's book tells the story of Farm Sanctuary, introducing readers to some of the thousands of animals who have found solace at its sanctuaries and  tells the story of factory farming, revealing its perverse logic and examining the havoc it wreaks. Yet Farm Sanctuary offers a vision not bleak but hopeful, reminding us that both the responsibility and the agency to effect change are in our hands. 


                            In the Community Room

11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 From Garden to Table-Simple Food for the Good Life by Doris Groves and Taylor Peinhardt on behalf of the Good Life Center of Haborside, ME


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Vegan on the Cheap with Delicious TV's Toni Fiore and Betsy Carson


1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. 

Vegan Iron Chef  Competition sponsored by Modern Vegan


                       In the Library

1:30 pm -2:45 pm     

Showing of local film "Orchard Revolution"

Film maker Matthew Byron will speak after the film.


                        In the Cafeteria

12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch sold by Modern Vegan 

(Crunchy Vegetable Peanut Noodle Salad, Coconut Braised Chickpeas with Spinach and Sundried Tomatoes) 


                          On Stage     

Music by Steel Band "Island Beats"  


               Exhibitors and Vendors


Vitamin Sea Seaweed, Vegan Outreach, The Abolitionist Vegan Society, Portland Food Coop, Animal Rights Maine, Peace Ridge Sanctuary, Five Seasons Cooking  School, Physicians for Social Responsibility,  Delicious TV,  The Good Life Center, Humane Society of the United States, Maine Friends of Animals, Frinklepod Farm, Garbage to Garden, Kids Gone Raw, Arbonne, VegMe, The Word-The Universal Spirit, VINE Sanctuary, Institute for Humane Education, PoshaGreen, Maine Vegan Meetup, 46 Million Turkeys,  Modern Vegan and Vegan Beauty Boutique.