Dec 22 2013
Healthy Taste of Ventura – Feb. 23, 2014

Healthy Taste of Ventura – Feb. 23, 2014

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity.

An all-day event featuring nutritional information, chef demonstrations and delicious food.

Discover how you can transform your health by embracing a plant-based lifestyle.

You’ll hear empowering, life-changing lectures from doctors who are leaders in their field. You’ll enjoy delicious food that will bring about these powerful, new changes.

A day of knowledge, inspiration and lasting enthusiasm.


Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014

9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Camarillo Seventh Day Adventist Church
3975 Las Posas Road
Camarillo, CA 93010

Dr. Michael Greger, Physician, author, speaker
Dr. Wes Youngberg, Author of Goodbye Diabetes, Heart Disease and Cancer Risk!
Rich Roll, Ultra Endurance Athlete, author of Finding Ultra
Darshana Thacker, Plant-based Chef
Cathy Fisher, Plant-based Chef
John Pierre, Celebrity fitness guru, author of The Pillars of Health: Your Foundations for Lifelong Wellness
Chef AJ, author of Unprocessed— Free, convenient parking.ALL DAY SUNDAY EVENT (Feb. 23, 2014)


The Presenters

Dr. Michael Greger, MD
Latest in Clinical Nutrition DVD seriesPhysician, author and internationally recognized professional speaker on health issues. A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition.Currently he serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.
More about Dr. Greger


Rich Roll
Author of Finding UltraA graduate of Stanford University and Cornell Law School, Rich is a 47-year old, world-renowned vegan ultra-endurance athlete, wellness advocate, husband, father of 4 and inspiration to people worldwide as a transformative example of courageous and healthy living.After succumbing to the sedentary throes of overweight middle age, at age 40 Rich overhauled his life, adopting a plant-based whole food diet and reinventing himself as an ultra-distance endurance athlete.  And just a few years later, Rich clocked top finishes at the Ultraman World Championships and cemented his place in the pantheon of endurance greats when he was the first of two people to complete EPIC5 – 5 Ironmans on 5 Hawaiian Islands in under a week. Rich is the host of The Rich Roll Podcast, topping charts on iTunes.
More about Rich Roll

Darshana Thacker
Plant-based ChefDarshana Thacker is a well-known vegan chef in the yoga community of Los Angeles. Her recipes have been published in L.A. Yoga Magazine, the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health, and the New York Times Bestseller, Forks Over Knives–The Cookbook. Darshana, who learned the art of cooking from her mother in India, specializes in international cuisine that is flavorful and healthy.Darshana teaches whole foods plant-based cooking that incorporates the principles of Ayurveda, an ancient Indian science of medicine. Her classes are focused on the skills of combining herbs & spices with food to create the finest of homemade food.
More about Darshana


Cathy Fisher
Plant-based ChefCathy Fisher is the creator of, a website offering free recipes and information on eating a health-promoting, plant-based diet free of salt, oil and sugar.She is also a cooking instructor, teaching ongoing classes to in-patient clients at TrueNorth Health Center and the McDougall Program, both located in Santa Rosa, CA. Cathy enjoys presenting to groups and giving people the practical skills they need to successfully shift to a healthier lifestyle.
More about Cathy* Speakers subject to change and improvement.
** Refund Policy: There are no refunds. However, you may send someone else in your place.

Dr. Wes Youngberg
Author of Goodbye Diabetes, Heart Disease and Cancer Risk!A practicing clinical nutritionist and lifestyle medicine specialist in Temecula, CA. He was trained at Loma Linda University where he earned a doctorate in clinical preventative care and a master’s degree in nutrition.He is on the clinical faculty of Loma Linda University and serves as assistant clinical professor for both the Department of Preventive Medicine at the School of Medicine and the Department of Health Promotion at the School of Public Health. Dr. Youngberg is a board Certified Nutrition Specialist,  and is a founding director and fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
More about Dr. Youngberg

John Pierre
Celebrity fitness guru
Author, The Pillars of Health: Your Foundations for Lifelong WellnessJohn Pierre is a nutrition and fitness consultant who has devoted more than a quarter century to helping and improving the lives of others through his expertise in the areas of geriatrics, nutrition, fitness, women’s empowerment, green living, and cognitive retainment and improvement.A dedicated activist, John works with people of all ages promoting the benefits of a plant-based diet, stress reduction, physical fitness, and the importance of living a loving and compassionate life. He is a popular personal trainer who conducts group fitness boot camps and works with individual clients.
More about John Pierre

Chef AJ,
Author of UnprocessedDevoted to a plant-based diet for over 36 years, Chef AJ is a chef, culinary instructor, professional speaker and author. With her comedy background, she has made appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and more.Based in L.A., Chef AJ teaches a popular class featuring cooking instruction, nutritional science and song parodies all delivered with comedic panache. Never content to leave her audience with mere “just do it” advice, she teaches how to create meals to transform your health, how to deal with cravings and food addiction and addresses the emotional side of eating.
More about Chef AJ


Charles Shrewsbury

ALL DAY SUNDAY EVENT (Feb. 23, 2014) 


Written by

View all posts by: