Oakland Veg Week table at April 5 2013 Art MurmurOakland Veg Week 2013 LOGO The Third Annual Oakland Veg week takes place  April 21-27, 2014.

2014 Events are here. There are book talks, cooking demos, field trips and a night of eating on Friday! 



Endorsers this year include:

  • Barbara Lee
  • Lori Hancock
  • Rob Bonta
  • Keith Carson
  • Wilma Chan
  • Jean Quan
  • Libby Schaaf
  • Lynette Gibson McElhaney
  • Rebecca Kaplan
  • Desley Brooks (who is a vegetarian)
  • Michael Colbruno (who is a vegan)
  • Rebecca Salzman
  • David Carter, Jr (Oakland Raiders, vegan)
  • the entire Oakland Unified School District

The second annual Oakland Veg Week takes place April 22-28, 2013.

A week’s worth of events to help community members learn about the benefits of a plant-based diet to our health, the environment and for animals. Participants are asked to pledge to be vegetarian for the week.

Oakland Unified School District will be offering meat-free meals throughout Oakland Veg Week and is encouraging students and staff to take the Veg Pledge!

Events taking place around town all week.

Organized by Oakland Veg

People "Going Veg" 2013

Jean Quan, Mayor

Libby Schaaf, Oakland City Council, District 4

Pat Kernighan, Oakland City Council, District 2

Lynnette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland City Council, District 3

Noel Gallo, Oakland City Council, District 5

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Council, At Large

Keith Carson, Alameda County Supervisor, District 5

Wilma Chan, Alameda County Supervisor, District 3

Rob Bonta, California Assemblymember

Barbara Lee US Congresswoman

Michael Bruno, Past Chair, Planning Commission

Richard Raya, Executive Director, Youth Radio

Abel Guillen, Vice President, Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees

Rebecca Salzman, Director, BART Board, District 3


Various Locations, Various Hours.