April 17, 2016


David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way




6th Annual Berkeley Vegan Earth Day / The Tradition Continues

Welcome to the 6th annual Berkeley Vegan Earth Day (BVED) sponsored by Compassionate Living.

Sunday, April 17, 2016
David Brower Center (Click HERE to get directions)
2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA.

The 6th Annual Berkeley Vegan Earth Day is under new management. Compassionate Living, a non-profit organization based in Sonoma County, will be the new organizers of this wonderful event. We are excited to take on the responsibility of continuing this tradition of bringing the vegan and environmental communities together to celebrate our paralleled vision for a sustainable future. We’ve got dozens of vendors signed up to share their sustainable foods, eco-friendly products, and epic activism. Sit in on our educational and earth-friendly talks from experts, nutritionists, activists and more!



Ticket Pricing /



Day-of price is $20

2016 Schedule /

10:10 – 10:55

Jon Haveman

SAD Economics: The Real Cost of a Meat-Based Diet

11:00 – 11:45

Rose Aguilar

The Power of Social Media and Calling Out Big Ag

11:50 – 12:35

Audrey Fontaine

Raw Foods for Optimum Health

12:40 – 1:25

Kamal Prasad

What More Can We Do? The Power Of Our Food Choices And How They Affect The Environment

1:30 – 2:15

Marji Beach

Certified Cruelty, Dispelling the Humane Farming Myth

2:20 – 3:05

lauren Ornelas

What Does Sustainably Mean?

2016 Speakers /

Jon Haveman

SAD Economics: The Real Costs of A Meat Based Diet

We all know, or can calculate, the amount of money spent in support of a Standard American Diet (SAD) - it’s part of many household budgets . . . more

Rose Aguilar

The Power of Social Media and Calling Out Big Ag

It’s time for the animal rights community to start naming names! We often hear about Big Ag or factory farms, but who are the big players? . . . more

Audrey Fontaine

Raw Foods for Optimum Health

Raw foods promote optimum health, increased energy, mental clarity and better focus. Studies show that eating raw vs cooked vegetables reduces . . . more

Kamal Prasad

What More Can We Do? - The Power Of Our Food Choices And How They Affect The Environment

Any conversation or action to avert the worst effects of climate change and other environmental disasters must include animal agriculture. . . . more

Marji Beach

Certified Cruelty: Dispelling the humane farming myth

Marji Beach has rescued thousands of chickens from both large and small-scale egg farms and offers a behind the scenes look at several . . . more

lauren Ornelas

What does sustainable mean?

Being sustainable typically means different things to different people and has certainly become a buzz word for many. But if we want a more just . . . more

Sponsors /

Compassionate LivingA Well Fed World

Non-profit Vendors /

Animal Legal Defense Fund Animal Place Dharma Voices for Animals Factory Farming Awareness Coalition FlipSide Sanctuary Food Empowerment Project Happy Cow Harvest Home San Francisco Vegetarian society The Humane League Vegetarian Resource Group


Food & Lifestyle Vendors /

CaCoCo Citizen Fox Farm Fresh To You Grindstone Bakery Kuli Kuli Living Intentions SaladMaster The Cultured Kitchen Upton's Naturals Vita CocoYoung Living Essential OilsSolar CityObsessive Confection Disorder

Event FAQS /

Yes we are always looking for volunteers.  Please fill out an application by clicking here or email: Hope Bohanec
There are a couple of vending spots left, submit your application by clicking here or email Hope Bohanec
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Karine Brighten is the BVED Founder and has produced the events from 2010-2015. The 2016 event is being produced by Hope Bohanec from Compassionate Living.  Please get in touch wit Hope directly if for any inquiries:

Event Location

David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

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