Lowcountry Veg Fest 2016

If you’ve ever been curious about vegan food or a vegan lifestyle, now is your chance to learn more about the growing plant-based movement right here in the Lowcountry! The first ever Lowcountry Veg Fest is happening this Saturday at Shelter Cove Community Park from 10am-4pm. There will be ample vegan food from area restaurants, vegan beer and wine, food cooking demonstrations, speakers on vegan topics, vegan advocacy, and compassionate entertainment for the children.

From their website: Our goal is to teach & show how fun and easy it is to eat and live vegan in the Lowcountry and why you would like to do so for your health, the animals, and environmental conservation. Learn more about the Palmetto Plant Eaters here: http://www.PalmettoPlantEaters.com

The event is sponsored by Lowcountry restaurants and businesses like Mellow Mushroom, Delisheeyo, Carla Golden Wellness, Hilton Head Monthly Magazine, and so many more.

The schedule (from their website) is listed below:

LCVF16 • Saturday, October 22nd • 10am – 4pm

please bring a non-perishable vegan food item in lieu of entrance fee to help Sandalwood Food Pantry stock the shelf *

10am – 4pm: food, beverage, entertainment, vendors

10am Speaker Ron Gandiza, Plant Pure Nation
10:30am Kid Storytime (ages 6-9)
11am Speaker Felicia Spence, RD on Vegan Protein
11:30am Kid Storytime (ages 7-10)
11:30am Speaker Adam Sugalski from OneProtest/Stop the Hunt
12pm Speaker Jo Gandiza, Plant Pure Nation
12:30pm Kid Storytime (ages 3-7)
1pm Headline Speaker Howard Lyman from Performance Pavilion with book signing afterwards at Welcome Table
2pm Speaker Lorena Mucke, CEO Ethical Choices Program
2:30pm Kid Animal Yoga Mini Session
3pm Speaker Josh Costner – Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary
3:30pm Kid Animal Yoga Mini Session
3:30pm Speaker Vegan Mom demo Chickpea Salad recipe
3:50pm Raffle Drawing at Welcome Table

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