Food Demonstrations
Exhibitors of Plant Based Food, Clothing, Wellness, and More!
Children’s Area
 Plant Based Foods to Purchase and Sample
 Goodie Bags!

Days Until Vegfest!








Advocate Sponsors:

Guest Speakers


Dr. Michael Klaper

Elizabeth Olsen

Will Tuttle, Ph.D

Dr. Kristi Artz

Robert Grillo

M.C.: Michele Fife

Speaker Schedule

10:50 am Welcome from M.C. Michele Fife – Ayurvedic Yoga wellness counselor

11:00 am Elizabeth Olsen – Founder of Olsenhaus Pure Vegan

12:00 pm Dr. Kristi Artz – Doctor of Emergency Medicine

2:00 pm Will Tuttle, Ph.D – Author, The World Peace Diet

3:00 pm Robert Grillo – Director of Free From Harm

4:00 pm Dr. Klaper (via Skype) – Author, Nutrition Advisor & Practicing Physician

Food Demo Presenters

Cooking Instructor Sue Stauffacher

Chef Robert Stritzinger

Jodie Krumpe, Cultured Love

Health Coach Audrey Byker

Author JoAnn Racher

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!

Meatless First Monday Potluck

Make your Monday Meatless the first Monday of every month! Bring a dish and try a bountiful variety of vegan meals – For Free!


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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