We are THRILLED to welcome Victoria Moran to Winnipeg VegFest 2019! Victoria is the legendary Main Street Vegan! She has been vegan for an incredible 35 years. In 2016, she held the title of PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50, alongside Dr. Joel Kahn.
Victoria is the bestselling author of 13 books, including Creating a Charmed Life (in 30 languages around the world); The Love-Powered Diet, the gentle weight loss classic reflecting the author’s own struggle with and recovery from compulsive eating; The Good Karma Diet, celebrating a high-green, high-raw, high-energy food style; the iconic Main Street Vegan; and her latest, The Main Street Vegan Academy Cookbook, coauthored with JL Fields. Victoria’s college thesis became Compassion the Ultimate Ethic: An Exploration of Veganism, originally published in 1985 and the first work on vegan philosophy and practice to come from a major publisher.
Victoria is also an inspirational speaker, certified holistic health counselor (HHC, AADP), and founder and director of Main Street Vegan Academy, training and certifying vegan lifestyle coaches. She hosts the Main Street Vegan radio show/podcast, awarded the Outstanding Vegan Media Outlet award in 2015 and noted by Feedspot in January 2019 among #3 in the Top 25 Vegan Podcasts. Her latest role is as lead producer of Thomas Wade Jackson’s exquisite documentary, A Prayer For Compassion – The Movie, to introduce vegan living to people of faith.
Cited by VegNews among the Top 10 contemporary vegan authors, Victoria appeared twice on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She’s one of the celebrity coaches for Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart. Her articles have appeared in Yoga Journal, Mothering, Natural Health, Woman’s Day, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, VegNews, and Vegetarian Times. Her work has been noted in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, Self, Elle, Glamour, Allure, and O: the Oprah Magazine.
Victoria is a real vegan powerhouse! We’re so excited to welcome her to VegFest!