So Much To See – So Much To Do!

Check out the schedule of events below for all the exciting happenings at the fest: informative speakers, mouth-watering cooking demos, fun for the kiddos, entertainment, competitions, and more. Come stay all day with us!
Note: Schedule below subject to change.

10:00   Dr. Scott Stoll: Plantritian Project, Rouxbe; Topic – From Atoms to Earth: The Power of your Next Bite

11:00  Dr. George Guthrie: President – American College of Lifestyle Medicine; Topic – Insalting Your Intelligence

12:00  Gene Baur: Co-founder and President, Farm Sanctuary; Topic – Living in Alignment With One’s Values

1:00  Jim Hicks: Author, “Healthy Eating, Healthy World; Topic – Food. Health. Planet. Our Future as a Species

2:00  Chef AJ: WFPB Speaker, Author, “Ultimate Weight Loss”, Foody TV Chef; Topic – EAT UP, SLIM DOWN – Healthy Vegan Weight Loss 

3:00  Dr. Hans Diehl: Founder – Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP); Topic – Reversing Diabetes

10:00  Fitness at its Best by Orangetheory Fitness

11:00  Erika Graziani, Triathlete and Registered Dietitian; Topic – My Health Journey, from Disillusioned to Dietitian

12:00  Hula Hoop Contest: Competitors will compete for longest duration in hula hooping around the waist. Once the hula hoop touches the ground the timer stops.

12:00  Yoga with Shiva Yoga Shala – see booth for location (in Area 3)

12:30  Plank Contest: Once the competitors knees or any other body part touches the ground the timer stops. Must maintain stability in perfect form, using full plank – on the hands.

1:00  Jordan David; Topic – Go BIG, Go VEGAN, or Go HOME!

2:00 Pull-up Contest: Think you got what it takes? The perfect pull-up must be performed or that rep doesn’t count.

2:30 Tug of War: “WHERE’S the BEEF?” A pound for pound weigh in competition of the “Standard American Diet” VS “Plant Based Lifestyle Diet”

3:00 Brenden Fitzgerald, Planet Protein, Inc., and Marcus Watts, Fitness Liaison to FMPD SWAT; Topic – Plants and Masculinity: The Disconnect in Our Society

10:00 and 11:00  Best Darn Avocado Kale Salad and Fruit Fiesta with Trish Smith

12:00 and 1:00  Moroccan Mystique Dinner (Moroccan stew, hummus, and roasted red pepper salad) with Christopher Carnrick 

2:00 and 3:00 Penne Carbonara with Tofu, and Cashew White Sauce & Oil Free Sautéed Mushrooms with Eric Wynkoop

Cupcake Eating Contest at Noon and 2pm at The Vegan Knife booth (near the entertainment stage, Area 5)

Details TBA…

Kid Zone

Kids Craft Zone and Fit Lab will be open all day, 10am-4pm, so stop by anytime! Structured activity schedule is listed below.

10:00  Kids Yoga with Melissa (20 min)

10:30  Meet Morgan Wright, American Ninja Warrior

11:00  Cooking with Elle & Irene

11:30  Kids Yoga with Melissa (20 min)

11:30  Meet Morgan Wright, American Ninja Warrior

12:00  Storytime with ReadingPals

12:30  Kids Yoga with Melissa (20 min)

12:30  Meet Morgan Wright, American Ninja Warrior

1:00  Farmer Michael with Cris Jones

2:00  Music with Jennifer Jill

2:30  Worm Composting with Rachael

3:00  Planting Project with Master Gardeners & More


10:00  David Hintz and Mary Grace

11:00  Gulf Coast Music School

12:00  Jennifer Jill

1:00  Ross Jordan

2:00  Houseboat Jim Visone

3:00  Special Mystery Guest