RICHMOND, Va – Gene Baur, the man TIME Magazine calls “the conscience of the food movement” is an animal activists in the world, a best-selling author, and President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization. Gene will be a speaker at this year’s Richmond Vegetarian Festival on Saturday, June 21st in the Azalea Gardens at Bryan Park. Gene is scheduled to speak at 3pm. CBS 6 Meteorologist Mike Goldberg will serve as the event’s Emcee. For event information, visit http://veggiefest.org/ and to learn more about Gene visit http://www.farmsanctuary.org/gene-baur-speaking-tour/.