11.00 - 11.45: Faux Meat Demo
Liam Swan, Director of Seitan’s Grill
Seitan is quickly becoming the meat substitute of choice for many vegans as it’s versatility means it can be formed into make many different products such as chicken, burger mince and fish. Learn about what Seitan is, where it comes from and how it’s made with Seitan expert and founder of Seitan’s Grill burger bar Liam.
12.00 - 12.30: Eating vibrantly: Embracing holistically-positive plant-based diets
Patricia Brien, Creative Director & co-owner of Coco Caravan
Patricia Brien is the Creative Director and co-owner of Coco Caravan. Her interest in food is based around ‘Slow’ food theory and actions involving community, resistance and flourishing. She is interested in contemporary and traditional food fusions and holistic approaches to ecological and human health. She is currently working towards her PhD in Environmental Humanities.
12.45 -13.15: Dairy, Beef and Bullshit Talk
Tony Wardle, Associate Director & Editor Viva! life
Experts say eating meat and drinking milk has been found to be the main causes of the 15 degenerative diseases that kill most of us. It also destroys the global environment. And yet politicians, media, royalty and gentry all encourage us to keep on consuming because they do nicely out of it.
13.30 - 14.15 - Eat more Plants Talk
Jasmine Johnson, Qualified Osteopath, Yoga teacher and mother of two.
A talk and demonstration on how and why to incorporate more nutrient dense foods into daily life.
14.30 - 15.10 - Hemp. Nature’s Greatest Gift
Gail Dunsbee, Owner of Hempish
A talk all about hemp – its uses throughout history, its sustainability and how it can benefit our health. Try tasty samples of hemp milk, tea, seeds and body cream.
15:20 - Veganism and World Peace
Sarah Frazer, Girish's Vegan Indian and The Stroud Sacred Music Festival
How does ecology relate to peace, economy, personal well being and personal attitude? Once harmony is restored in these areas does peace come as a natural result? Sarah will also be touching on activism and how in some cases it can actually run counter to the peace movement.