We finalized the date for Vegfest 2017!

Mark your calendars, ladies and gents!  September 17, 2017 is the date of this year’s VegFest!  This year, we are placing emphasis on food vendors and cooking demonstrations.  Our aim is to support local businesses and plant based resources that are easy to access in West Michigan!  Get ready for a day full of fun and tasty food that feeds the heart and soul.

We are now accepting exhibitors!

Upcoming Vegan Events

May 11 – Summer Potluck

Grand Rapids Vegan Plant Based Potluck 2nd Thursdays of the month. Join us May 11th for a preview of Summer foods! We will be voting this month on the best summer dish and a Grand Rapids Veg Fest prize pack will be awarded to the winner!!

Time – 6:30 pm

Location – Trinity Lutheran Church 2700 E Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI, Fellowship Hall

More Info Here

May 13th – Getting Started: Vegan 101

Details: Enjoy food sampling all day – cooking demos and Plant Based eating education covering:
•Intro to Eating Vegan 101
•Vegan Baking 101
•Where’s the Protein
•Easy, Simple Quick Meal.
Don’t know where or how to start? You will learn:
How to Shop and Stock a Pantry
How to Read Labels
How to prepare some quick and delicious meals
Join us for this exciting, veg-ucation learning experience Saturday, May 13, 10am – 3 pm, at Cascade Christian Church Centennial Hall
Entrance and Parking corner of Orange & Hurley Sts.

$5 suggested donation at the door to help cover costs

Vegan U is sponsored by Grand Rapids Veg Fest and Plant Based Roots


GR Vegan Hot News

We Need Your Recipes!

For our Plant Based Kitchen Cookbook. Proceeds are going toward funding GR Veg Fest, so we need your help!

Submit Your Recipe!

Plant Based Potluck

Make your 2nd Thursday of every month Go Vegan! Bring a dish and try a bountiful variety of vegan meals!


Volunteer with GR Veg Fest!

Grand Rapids Veg Fest is organized by passionate and energetic people like you! Fill out an application today to be a part of the team.

Volunteer Application

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