From time to time, people ask us why our logo has a pig in it. Here’s the short answer: Pigs are freaking awesome!
Here’s a slightly longer answer:
For us, this festival is as much as about animals as it is about food. We chose a pig as our mascot because they’re fun, intelligent animals who deserve to be treated with compassion and respect.
We hope that people who come to our festival will be motivated to reduce the animal products in their diet or to eliminate them altogether. Maybe the delicious vegan food will convince them that changing how they eat isn’t so bad. Maybe one of our speakers will share some information about animals on factory farms that will help them rethink their current lifestyle.
If you don’t know how freaking awesome pigs are, here’s a powerful video from Farm Sanctuary about one amazing pig, Nikki.