January 17


GR Vegfest 2017 Community Feedback and Idea Chat


Join us to discuss YOUR ideas about Grand Rapids Veg Fest 2017!

This casual roundtable discussion will give you the opportunity to express your thoughts and visions for GRVF. Give us your feedback!

Do you have GREAT idea or suggestion for the event? This is your chance!

Do you have a gift or talent for event planning you can share with us?
( marketing,web analytics,sales, social media,public speaking,copy writing,blogging, photography)

Are you a passionate vegan looking to give back to the community?

Do you want to get involved in non-profit work in 2017?

Brainstorm, thinktank, hivemind, whatever you want to call it .. everybody has opinions…share yours with us!
Tuesday, January 17th 7:00pm Biggby Coffee Michigan/Fuller

Tuesday, January 17 at 7 PM – 8 PM


Biggby Coffee on Michigan/Fuller

365 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids

Thank you to everyone who attended Grand Rapids Veg Fest!  We had a blast and are thankful to everyone who came together and helped pull this off.  We are especially grateful for our sponsors: Meijer and Harvest Health.  We appreciate their contributions to Veg Fest, and are grateful for the partnership we shared for this event.

Below is a survey for attendees to take: your feedback will help us to make next year’s Veg Fest even better!

Guest Speakers


Dr. Michael Klaper

Elizabeth Olsen

Will Tuttle, Ph.D

Dr. Kristi Artz and Chef Elizabeth Suvedi

Robert Grillo

M.C.: Michele Fife

Upcoming Events

October 3rd – 6:30PM-9:00PM (Monday) – Meatless Monday Potluck:
After the beach party, labor day and VegFest, we are back! It will be held at the Central SDA Church: 100 Sheldon Blvd SE, Grand Rapids, MI.  Please be sure to label the ingredients in your dish. We can’t wait to see you there!

October 5th – 6:00PM (Wednesday) – NO OIL Plant based potluck hosted by Plant Powered for Health Group:
Held at the GRCC DeVos Campus-Steward Edward White Hall Dining Room.CLICK HERE to be directed to their Facebook page.
415 Fulton NE Grand Rapids, MI

October 8th – 11:00AM-1:00PM (Friday) – “Burgers” and Bits:
Nutcase Vegan Meats is proud to present: Burgers and Bits! Only $10 to attend, includes lunch of Nutty Burger, Potato Salad, Soda and a BIT cookie! Will be held at BIT Baking Co.
2770 Ridgemoor SE, Grand Rapids, MI

October 12th – 6:00PM to 9:00PM (Wednesday) -Cherie Inn Cafe Vegan Menu Unveiling Meetup: 
The oldest East Hill restaurant Cherie Inn Cafe is debuting their first time ever Vegan Menu.  Michael, the owner, invited Grand Rapids Veg Meetup group to celebrate this transformation. You will taste their new full vegan menu loaded with local organic freshness and creativity.
Held at: 969 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

October 19th – 6:00PM-9:00PM (Wednesday) – Stir the Pot GR Supper Club:
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, Sue and Roger host a vegan potluck out of their home! Anyone is welcome, held at:1080 Knapp Street, NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505 Please CLICK HERE to see more details, and to be updated about where to park for the event.


The team at Grand Rapids Veg Fest LOVES Halloween !
We are planning a awesome evening with music, vegan snacks, candy, fun and scary decorations,contests and more!
Save the date and start planning your costume !
Follow this event for ALL the latest information!
( Details and ticket info to come soon!)

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

Stay Informed

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