11:30 – 11:40am – Kerry McCarthy – Introduction
11:40 – 12:35pm – 5-Minute Solutions to Local Food Sustainability:
- Allan Brown & Mark Carroll (Brighton & Hove Allotment Federation) – Growing Your Own Food
- Mary McGrath (Food Cycle) – Community Food Projects
- Grahame Mayo (Infiinty Food Co-op)
- Vegan Organic Network – Farming and Growing
- Duncan Williamson (World Wildlife Fund UK)
- David McAuley (Trussell Trust) – Hunger in the UK is About More Than Food
- Judith Smith (Buturi Project)
- Amanda Baker (The Vegan Society)
12:35 – 12:45pm – Amanda Baker (The Vegan Society) – Conclusion
Global Section (General)
1:00 – 1:30pm – Dawn Moncrief (AWFW) – How Animal Consumption Hurts the World’s Poor
1:30 – 2:00pm – Film (Brighter Green) – “What’s for Dinner?” (Rising Meat Consumption in China)
2:00 – 2:30pm – Dawn Moncrief (AWFW) – How Vegan Diets Best Reduce Global Warming.
2:30 – 2:45pm – Dawn Moncrief (AWFW) – Q&A
2:45 – 3:00pm – Tony Wardle (Viva!)
3:00 – 3:10pm – Kerry McCarthy (MP & The Vegan Society)
3:10 – 3:20pm – Jarvis Smith (Food Revolution)
3:20 – 3:30pm – Simon Ross (Population Matters)
3:30 – 3:45pm – Dawn Moncrief (AWFW) – Global Overview Wrap-Up
Global Section (Ethiopia)
4:00 – 4:15pm – Dawn Moncrief (AWFW) – Ethiopia Exporting Food Despite Ongoing Hunger Crises
4:15 – 4:45pm – Anteneh Roba (International Fund for Africa) – Helping People AND Animals in Ethiopia
4:45 – 5:15pm – Anteneh Roba (IFA) – Video and Q&A
5:15 – 5:30pm – Anteneh Roba (IFA) – New School Lunch Program – Join the Team!
5:30 – 5:40pm – Dawn Moncrief (AWFW) – Ethiopian Section Wrap-Up
5:40 – 6:00pm – Speaker Meet and Q&A
Other VegfestUK Activities
VegfestUK Brighton is a two-day event held the weekend of March 28th & 29th.
The festival will feature more than 160 vegan-themed stalls, a Food Village with 15 caterers and three bars, the UK’s first Vegan Comedy Festival, a Hemp Expo, a New Product Showcase, a Kids Area, a LifeWell Hub, dozens of talks and cooking demos, a cinema, live music, bodybuilding contest, LGBTQ social, free gifts, and more.
In addition to our Global Food Sustainability Conference, VegfestUK will host a Party Political Conference where politicians and delegates from the UK's major political parties outline their manifestos on the key issues of animal welfare, health, environment, and food sustainability.
Advance tickets are £5 per day and £8 for the entire weekend, and include access to all parts of VegfestUK Brighton.
Tickets are buy one get one free until Feb 28th.
Tickets are buy one get one half price till Mar 21st.
Children under 16 are free.
Get more details on tickets and travel.