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Last Saturday I spent the day at the Raw Spirit festival in the Santa Barbara mountains. I was so fortunate to meet back up with Matt Monarch and Angela Stokes as well as meet for the first time the lovely Cathy Silvers, Vanessa (aka chocolategirl), and gorgeous Philip McCluskey! I saw David Wolfe, Juliano and Ariel, Solla, and Steve from Raw Vegan Radio. Met up again with Enrique from Henry's raw vegan ice cream (he's so sweet, ha) and met Courtney Pool, Chele Eades, Kevin and Annmarie Gianni from The Renegade Health Show and Revell from Rawkin Radio! I hope I'm not forgetting anyone!

Cathy Silvers hosted David Wolfe and Matt Monarch in a durian eating contest and below are my crazy pictures atop a folding chair! I'm just under five feet tall and this is the best I could get!

Before the crazy:

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And during:

6-6-2009 4-32-14 PM_0067 by waxpancake.

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And here's my loot! Some bought and some gifts!

6-6-2009 10-13-42 PM_0086 by waxpancake.

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I would definitley attend Raw Spirit again with hopes that they make it closer in to a major city, no camping, and perhaps like Courtney from Radical Radiance suggested, they should put it on at a resort. It was very expensive to get in and I know the vendors had to pay a lot of money too. Wondering where the money went? Love the vibe, people watching and of course the food!!

Lastly, here's a birdie from Disneyland just for funsies:

6-9-2009 1-29-17 PM_0309 by waxpancake.

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More Raw Spirit Festie photos:

I love Pure Joy Planet! Here's Elaina Love's booth and her food demo:

6-6-2009 2-24-56 PM_0048 by waxpancake.

6-6-2009 3-32-43 PM_0061 by waxpancake.
Delicious Vivapura. I bough their bee pollen and lucuma:

6-6-2009 2-15-20 PM_0044 by waxpancake.
Lydia's:

6-6-2009 2-24-02 PM_0047 by waxpancake.
I love Cafe Gratitude's design, philosophy and all. And their food knocks my socks off!

6-6-2009 2-33-59 PM_0054 by waxpancake.

6-6-2009 2-34-22 PM_0055 by waxpancake.
Gratitude's hoodie:

6-6-2009 2-35-51 PM_0056 by waxpancake.
Renegade Health Show's RV, the Kale Whale:

6-6-2009 2-22-36 PM_0045 by waxpancake.
Cathy Slivers with happy eaters!

6-6-2009 3-34-48 PM_0062 by waxpancake.
Some of the food I ate, a shake from Gratitude, nori wrap from Elaina, and Henry's ice cream!

6-6-2009 3-55-30 PM_0063 by waxpancake.

Next up, my view of the durian eating contest between Matt Monarch and David Wolfe hosted by Cathy Silvers!

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