April 19, 2015


David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way




5th Annual Berkeley Vegan Earth Day / The Tradition Continues

Welcome to the 5TH ANNUAL Berkeley Vegan Earth Day (BVED) event!!

When & Where:
David Brower Center (Click HERE to get directions)
9:30AM – 3:00PM


We’ve got DOZENS of vendors signed up to share their eco-friendly beauty products, conscious fashion lines, sustainable foods, and epic activism.

Sit in on any number of our educational and earth-friendly talks + food demos + panel discussions, from doctors, authors, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, attorneys, and more!

This year’s special: It’s FIVEs all across the board this year!!

Since this is our FIFTH BVED event, being celebrated in this fantastic year of 2015, we wanted to do something special in honor of the “5s.”

Here are just a few of the “5” themes you’ll see at this year’s event:

  • FIVE DOLLAR VENDOR OFFERINGS = Many of our vendors will be offering “5er” deals at their booths, asking only $5 for some of their select products and services.

Ready to celebrate the FIVES with us? /

Click HERE to get your $10.00 BVED tickets today!

Event Schedule / More speakers and times TBA

Keegan Kuhn

Environmental Impacts of Animal Agriculture

Panel discussion with Keegan Kuhn, Chris Berry , and TBA Discussion about why big organizations are not talking about it, and what we can do to. Find out more about Chris
Lisa Books-Williams

Dress Up Your Veggies

Chef Lisa will show you how easy it is to make homemade dips, spreads, marinades, and salad dressings. Making these things yourself is more eco-friendly because you're avoiding all
Dr. Connie Sanchez

Health of Oceans and Marine Mammals

Panel discussion about the current state of the oceans and how it is affecting marine mammals.  Solutions to the problems and initiatives groups are taking to help. Panel moderator: Kevin Connelley,
Dr. Alan Goldhamer

The Pleasure Trap

In his presentation on Escaping The Pleasure Trap, Dr. Goldhamer reveals the hidden force that undermines health and happiness. The reason why people gain health and develop the most
Carter Dillard

Parenting Models Matter

How we choose to have kids impacts other people and the natural world. Are there ways we can all come together to make the best decisions possible? Find out more

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Ticket Pricing /






Day-of price is $20

Speakers / More TBA soon

Carter Dillard

Director of Litigation, ALDF

Carter currently serves as Director of Litigation for the

Dr. Alan Goldhamer

Director, TrueNorth

For the past 30 years, Dr. Goldhamer has been the director

Dr. Julie Sinistore

Life Cycle Assessment Consultant

Dr. Julie Sinistore has been a dedicated vegan for 15 years

Dr. Ulka Agarwal

Lead Physician, California State University

Ulka Agarwal, M.D., is an integrative medicine physician and board-certified

Chris Berry

Staff Attorney at ALDF

Chris Berry works on a broad range of animal issues including

Keegan Kuhn

Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Co-Director of "Cowspiracy"

Keegan Kuhn is a videographer, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and professional musician living

Personal chef, caterer, instructor, and Professional Vegucator Chef Lisa Books-Williams has

Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD

Registered Dietitian

Matt is a Registered Dietitian, has two degrees in nutrition and

Lora Silver

Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Lora Silver is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach in private practice

Panel Moderator: Kevin Connelly

Associate Director at Earth Island Institute

Kevin is the Associate Director of Earth Island Institute an

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BVED is produced by Karine Brighten Events. Karine Brighten is a renowned vegan event planner based in El Cerrito, California. She is a wedding planner & the lead producer of Vegan Iron Chef, Berkeley Vegan Earth Day, Veg Speed Dating, Health & Fitness Retreats, and more. Having been in the business for more than eight years, Karine knows what it takes to put on a super organized, fun, and educational event.

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This year’s special: It’s FIVEs all across the board this year!! Since this is our FIFTH BVED event, being celebrated in this fantastic year of 2015 (which also happens to be the 45th anniversary of Earth Day), we wanted to do something

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David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

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