The event was well attended by concerned animal-friendly people, community leaders and green celebrities including Jen Coolidge, Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, Corey Feldman, Rory Freedman, Daniela Sea, Tatum O'Neal, Ally Sheedy and more.
We made a lot of new friends and will be bringing you exclusives with On The Verge including:
*Gene Baur - President of Farm Sanctuary and author of bestselling book Farm Sanctuary Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food. Gene`s first fundraiser for Farm Sanctuary was selling vegan hot dogs out of a van at Grateful Dead concerts!
*Daniela Sea - Max Sweeney from The L Word, shares with us how she became vegan, her favorite meals and how she got involved with Farm Sanctuary.
*Maria Dahvana Headley - author of The Year of Yes who shared insights with us from her book about the year that she stopped considering and starting saying yes...to every man who asked her out; from the 70-year-old at the laundromat to countless construction workers!
*Chloe Jo Berman - she'll be a TV star soon showcasing greener ways to live well and fashionably on The Style Network and currently runs The Girly Girl Army (seriously check this out and sign up now for yummy recipes, compassionate living and great fashion finds for the green and glamourous)and is Farm Sanctuary's Celebrity Coordinator...talk about a cool job!
We also met the lovely and talented Elizabeth Olsen of olsen Haus, designing pure vegan amazingly fashionable and apparently also comfortable high end shoes. (I was complaining that my feet were hurting but everyone in olsen Haus shoes seemed totally fine on their feet!) Stay tuned for a special sit down with Elizabeth and a viewing of her gorgeous line.
Jordana with Elizabeth Olsen
*By Jordana who is currently vacationing in Argentina and still a vegan...more on that to come as well!