Vegan Easy Market Day

Event date: 
Saturday, 26 November 2011 - 10:00am
Event location: 
Whole EcoCentre venue

 


Saturday Nov 26 - Vegan Easy Market Day

WherePort Phillip EcoCentre, 55A Blessington St, St Kilda VIC
When: Saturday November 26, 2011
Time: Starts 10am, Ends 3:00pm 
Who's invited?: Everyone is welcome!
Details: There'll be a range of activities including stalls, delicious vegan food, talks and cooking demonstrations.

 

 

Speakers include:

 Paul Mahony (ALV member and Bayside Climate Change Action Group [BCCAG]) - The enormous climate change impact of animal agriculture
   Paul discusses the inter-related issues of the sector's: inherent inefficiency; enormous scale; greenhouse gas emissions; deforestation; and, water usage. The International Energy Agency recently warned we only have five years to make "urgent and radical policy changes" in order to avoid catastrophic runaway climate change. Without addressing the issue of animal agriculture in conjunction with other essential measures, we will not succeed; it's as simple as that.

Heidi Merika (Conscious Nutrition) - Vegan nutrition
~ Patty Mark (Founder ALV) - The best way to help save animals and live more compassionate lives

Food Demonstrations include:

Ivan Zovko (Melbourne Vegan Strength & ZOV-CORE) - How to make vegan yoghurt 
~ Meghan Street (Vegan Revolution) - Raw food demonstration
Heidi Merika - How to make pizza with vegan cheese

How to get there:
Melways MEL 58 B11
Trams: 64, 67 (St Kilda Rd, from the city), 78, 79 (Prahran, Chapel St), 96 (light rail from the city)
Train: Balaclava Station (Sandringham line) and walk for 10 minutes west, over St Kilda Rd than via the botanic gardens.
Bus: 600, 922, 923, 246
Street parking also available.