International Vegetarian Union (IVU)
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8th International Vegan Festival -- Aug 6-13, 1995 -- San Diego, California

General Overview

  • A world of friendship with vegans and vegetarians of North America (United States, Canada, Mexico); South and Central America; Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia

  • A world of learning from the knowledge of educators, professionals, movement leaders from around the planet.


  • A world of kindness in planning and helping to make a better kind of world.


  • A world of recreation with music, dance, and entertainment on a beautiful campus in a great vacation area.


  • Side trips to Mexico.


  • The delicious Festival meals will be *** 100% VEGAN *** prepared under the direction of chef RON PICKARSKI, CEC; Winner of several Silver and Bronze medals in the International Culinary Olympics Author "Friendly Foods" and "EcoCuisine" (also available in multimedia diskette format)


  • About 14 culinary classes will be coordinated by Jennifer Raymond, MS; author "The Peaceful Palate - California


  • The program will feature classes, lectures, food demos, field trips, recreational activities presented and/or led by educators, professionals, and movement leaders.


  • First Time in the Western Hemisphere