Talks in the Barn

Talks and workshop sessions at Cornwall Vegan Festival: Vegan Spring

Program of talks and demonstrations indoors in the Barn.

11.15 till 12.00 Amanda Hignett “Happy Gut” presents:

Amanda Hignett runs Happy Gut, a small company that teaches people how to make naturally probiotic fermented foods. She discovered the health benefits of fermentation whilst on a quest to heal her partner’s IBS. In the talk you will learn about the different health benefits of some common ferments, including sauerkraut, water kefir and kombucha tea, and Amanda will demonstrate how you can make a quick and easy vegetable ferment and create your own probiotic drinks.

Amanda Hignett
12.10 till 12.50  ‘Veganers Question Time’ – Early Session

A chance for the public to ask our ‘panel of experts’ all the questions about veganism, health, the environment and sustainability they have been ‘burning’ to ask! All welcome to come along and join in! No previous experience necessary! (A later session is also scheduled)

Last year’s talks were so well attended, we’ve moved them into the bigger barn area!
Inside the Barn, where the talks will take place.
1.00 till 1.40 Rob Masterton “The Vegan Approach” 10 steps to going vegan.

Are you thinking about going vegan? Have you tried being vegan before but come across some challenges? Are you a new vegan? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then please join us at one of our Vegan Approach workshops. During the workshop we outline our 10 simple steps to start you on your vegan journey including what to buy, where to eat, and how to deal with family and friends. We will also answer any questions you have about going vegan.
https://www.facebook.com/TheVeganApproach/

Rob Masterton
1.50 till 2.30 Jules Horner from Pure Plant Nutrition presents:

Join Jules for a pure plant-based creative experience! We’ll have an update on this talk soon!

2.40 till 3.20  ‘Veganers Question Time – Afternoon Session

Another chance for the public to ask our ‘panel of experts’ all the questions about veganism, health, the environment and sustainability they have been ‘burning’ to ask! All welcome to come along and join in! No previous experience necessary! (An earlier session is also scheduled)

Ask about teeth?
Ask about everything!
3.30 till 4.10 Julie  Woodbridge, “Food is your Medicine, Medicine is your Food”

Previously a teacher, I have practised nutritional therapy and kinesiology for 35 years.  I have, for as long as I can remember had an interest in veganism, the environment and animal rights, and have been vegetarian then vegan for 35 years. I love to share knowledge  and encourage others to make lifestyle choices which are better for their health, that of the planet and those creatures that live on it. I will draw on my experience as a therapist, and talk about how health conditions can be helped by changing diet, how an omnivorous diet is not a healthy choice and how it can aggravate health conditions.

Julie Woodbridge
4.20 til 5.00 Jess Hudson presents ‘Sustainable and Effective Activism’
The talk will examine how to best encourage people to get involved in activism & to deal with compassion fatigue, as well as the most effective methods of spreading the vegan message, both in person and online.
Jess is a writer/graphic designer currently training to be a Mindfulness Meditation & CBT Coach. She’s been vegan for 3 years and is involved in outreach activism, as well as co-adminning a facebook group for people transitioning to veganism. She is also a volunteer for In Defense of Animals Sustainable Activism, Vegan Spirituality and Carnivores Anonymous campaigns.
Jess Hudson

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