Workshop sign-up, folks!

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UPDATE: Dark Chocolate Bliss, Mastering the Art of Vegan Meringue, Photography and Writer’s Block are FULL!

Please, one attendee per email – it’s simply fairer for all.



Email us and we’ll add ya to the wait list and keep you posted if anything changes. You guys rule.


The time has come!

We recommend that you sign up in advance via email (contact for the following workshops and cooking demos. We’ll keep you guys posted at the registration table if there is walk-in room available.

Make sure to check out the full weekend schedule here before signing up.

This could be you!

Dark Chocolate Bliss, Easy Hotel Room Cooking, Backyard BBQ with an Indian Twist and Mastering the Art of Vegan Meringue Cooking Demos at Whole Foods in the Pearl District (take the streetcar) – see this post! It’s about a 15 minute ride, picks up directly in front of the conference center, drops two blocks away from Whole Foods, and picks up a mere block away.

Photography Workshop 
Hannah Kaminsky, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Susan Voisin
Learn how to create mouthwatering images to make your blog irresistible! Fancy equipment is not required, just a digital camera (a DSLR is recommended, but point-and-shoot models are fine).  With this hands-on workshop, you’ll get tips and tricks from the masterminds behind some of the most visually appealing vegan blogs on the Web. Styling, lighting, and finding the perfect composition will be among the many topics covered.

Time: Saturday, August 27, 2011 10am – 11:15am
Location: Coos Bay
Capacity: 25
Make sure to bring: Whatever digital camera you use for blogging. A tripod is optional.

Podcasting Workshop
Webly Bowles, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Erika Larson, Jordan Pattern, Jasmin Singer
In this interactive workshop, learn from expert vegan and animal rights podcasters about everything from the skills and tools needed for producing your show, to finding and managing content, to providing an engaging voice for your listeners, and much more. At this behind-the-scenes look at some of your favorite podcasts, be sure to bring your creativity and your questions.

Time: Saturday, August 27, 2011 11:20am – 12:15pm
Location: Willamette Falls
Capacity: 50
Make sure to bring: digital recorder and any podcasting equipment you may have – optional.

Writer’s Block Workshop 
Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Bring your pens, your paper, and your courage, it’s time to get down and dirty…it’s time to get writing! This hands-on workshop focuses on getting over writer’s block, and transforming your thoughts into written words. Using food as our focus, we’ll perform several writing exercises to compose fully realized pieces of writing. To attend this workshop, you’ll have to be open to sharing what you write out loud, discussing the rest of the group’s written pieces, and listening to feedback about your own pieces. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and hopefully you’ll gain insight and skills that last you a lifetime.

Time: Sunday, August 28, 2011 11:00am – 12:35pm [This is a special, extended class time]
Location: Astoria 
Capacity: 15
Make sure to bring: pen, paper, courage!

One thought on “Workshop sign-up, folks!

    Kerry Hubert said:
    August 18, 2011 at 7:17 am

    I am so upset over both the Photography & Writer’s Block workshops, being filled! I am spending a small fortune to fly myself out to this event, and I consider these 2 workshops in particular, to be among the main reasons I made the decision to take on the debt it will cost me to make this trip. Considering the fact that the event is being held at such a large conference center on the campus of a major university, is there not some way to hold each of these 2 workshops in a room which may accommodate more people?? Please answer as soon as possible as I am afraid that my inability to attend these 2 particular workshops, may affect my decision to come to the conference. So sorry! Thanks so much, Kerry Christine Hubert

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