We’re so happy that Citizen’s Climate Lobby is returning to VegFest!
They strive to empower citizens to influence their members of Congress, and spread the idea that each one of us can address climate change. They strongly support the Carbon Fee and Dividend plan.
“Carbon Fee and Dividend, a revenue-neutral carbon tax with 100% of the net revenue returned directly to households, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions 52% below 1990 levels within 20 years while growing the economy and saving lives.”
Wow! Thanks to our newest Silver Sponsor, Green Mountain Energy, for supporting Rochester VegFest!
They are a 100% renewable energy supplier, providing clean energy to customers from solar and wind power.
Mothers Out Front is coming to VegFest!
They work to transition off fossil fuels onto renewable energy. Stop by their booth to learn how you can help.
We are extremely excited to announce that the Herbivore Clothing Company has offered to donate in-kind to the Rochester VegFest this year! We look forward to having them involved with us!
The Herbivore Clothing Company approach has always been to show veganism as a positive choice that gives you back so much more than you give up. As they say, “Compassion Is Invincible!”
Thank you to our Silver Sponsor and exhibitor GreenSpark Solar! Previously known as SunCommon, GreenSpark will be bringing their solar-powered charging station to VegFest so you can charge all your devices up sustainably!
GreenSpark, a Certified B Corporation, helps people put solar cells on their home’s roof, and if that isn’t practical for someone, they also sell solar energy from a local solar farm at prices competitive to conventional suppliers.
They’ll also make a donation to VegFest for every customer who mentions Rochester VegFest when they apply, or who apply after signing up for more information at the festival. So tell them we sent you!
We are thrilled to announce that ESL Federal Credit Union is the first financial institution to donate to the 2018 Rochester Veg Fest with an in-kind sponsorship of the event!
ESL is the largest locally-led financial services institution in the Greater Rochester area, and it’s one of the largest credit unions in New York State!
We are so happy that Harold Brown will be speaking at VegFest!
Harold Brown, appearing in the documentary Peaceable Kingdom, The Journey Home, spent half of his life in agriculture. Growing up on a beef farm in Michigan and later working in the dairy industry, Harold has been involved in the behind-the-scenes operations of food production that uses animals.
Today Harold is an activist advocating for sustainable food production, social and environmental justice, animal liberation, and peace through non-violence.
In addition to his talk, you may also find Harold at the Animal Rights Rochester tent at other times of the festival, if you’d like to stop by and talk to him.
10:00-10:45 Ted Barnett
10:45-11:30 Kerry Graff
11:30-1:00 Mike Stura
1:00-2:30 Torre Washington
2:30-3:50 Mark DeVries
4:00-5:40 What the Health
10:30-12:00 Jo-Anne McArthur
12:30-1:30 Bruce Monger
1:30-2:30 Harold Brown
2:30-3:30 Josh Keeler
Citizen’s Climate Lobby will be at VegFest with information about their climate solution. Stop by their booth to find out how you can help!
Welcome to Citizen Coalition for Wildlife and Environment, who will have a booth at the VegFest. They’re based in Grand Island, NY, and we’re excited that they’re coming to provide information to people about how we can help animals that live free. Check out their projects to see how you can help.
They’ll be bringing a gift basket to our raffle lineup – thanks!