VegFest Oahu. Celebrate. Learn. Taste.

by Down to Earth

VegFest Oahu Announces Line-Up!

Sat. Sept. 24th is gonna’ be great fun!

Yes, folks, it’s almost time for Oahu’s first ever VegFest!  Celebrating plant-based, sustainable living, it will be held Saturday, September 24th from 1:00-6:30 p.m. at the Frank Fasi Civic Grounds by Honolulu Hale.

The day will be packed with vegan food booths, exhibitors, music, vegan cooking demos, and health and environmental lectures featuring Keegan Huhn, co-director of “Cowspiracy: The Sustainable Secret.”

Check out this terrific lineup:

Chefs & Demo Dishes (in the Learning Kitchen Tent)

1:30 p.m. Photo: Sylvia Thompson Sylvia Thompson, Greens and Vines
Zucchini Fettuccine with MacNut Alfredo and Marinated Mushrooms
2:30 p.m. Photo: Edgar Edge Edgar Edge, Down to Earth Organic & Natural
Seitan Pepper Steak and Okinawan Sweet Potato Salad
3:30 p.m. Photo: Kelly Stern Kelly Stern, Goldilocks Grinds
Kalo Luau Stew and Golden Milk
4:30& p.m. Photo: Mama T Mama T Gonsalves, Mama T’s Ital Kitchen
Chickpea Mock Tuna Salad

Speakers (at the Inspiration Speaker Series Tent)

1:30 p.m. Photo: Irminne Van Dyken Dr. Irminne Van Dyken
“10 Ways A Vegan Diet Will Help You Avoid My Scalpel”
2:30 p.m. Photo: Victoria Anderson Dr. Victoria Anderson
“Animal Communication”
3:30 p.m. Photo: Michael Kramer Michael Kramer, Natural Investments LLC
“Make A Difference With Your Money: Shop & Invest With Your Values”
4:30 p.m. Photo: Scott Stensrud Scott Stensrud, Blue Zones Project Hawaii
“Plant Slant and the 9 Principles of Long Life”
5:15 p.m. Photo: Keegan Kuhn Keegan Kuhn, co-director Cowspiracy
“Cowspiracy and the Link Between Diet and Climate Change”

Musicians (at the Music Stage)

1:00 p.m.   Opening
1:15 p.m. Photo: Gerardo Velez Gerardo Velez
2:00 p.m. Photo: Joel Spiral Joel Spiral
Quantum Hip Hop
2:45 p.m. Photo: Paul Izak Paul Izak
Folk, Blues, Rock, Reggae
3:30 p.m.   Parade, starts at Music Stage
3:45 p.m. Photo: John Dumas John Dumas
World
4:30 p.m. Photo: Kiana Luna Kiana Luna
Soul / Acoustic / R&B / Folk / Rock
5:00 p.m. Photo: Sekou Camara Sekou Camara
Mali
5:15 p.m. Photo: Quadrophonix Band Quadrophonix
World Music
6:15 p.m.   Pau

Congratulations to the VegFest Team, Joy Waters in particular, for putting together such a fantastic celebration of a healthy, sustainable, and compassionate lifestyle. We hope to see you there.

As always, Love Life! Eat Healthy, Be Happy!