WHAT: Texas VegFest
WHEN: Saturday April 1st, 2017
TIME: 11am - 6pm
WHERE: Fiesta Gardens right off Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail in Austin
ADDRESS: 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702
We've got some of the BEST participants anyone could ask for:
Stanford Inn by The Sea
The Beer Plant
The Herbivore Clothing Company
Follow Your Heart, Will Tucker Fitness
Mr. Natural Austin
Madras Pavilion Austin
Austin Bhakti Yoga
The Natural Citizen
We will also be joined by the kind advocates at the Beagle Freedom Project, Action for Animals Austin, The HAILEY Foundation, and the Vervet Monkey Foundation...many more local and national businesses and organizations participating that we have a tough time fitting them all into one email!!
Check out our amazing line up speakers:
1130am Krishna Matta (Madras Pavilion) Krishna is a chef at one of Austin's well-known Indian restaurants, Madras Pavilion, and will prepare a delicious Indian brunch for us to start off the day!
1230pm Sarah Petta works as a Doula here in Central Texas. We are excited to hear her discuss plant-based nutrition during pregnancy, and plant-based nutrition for children.
130pm Jesus Mendoza Jr. (Mr. Natural's) Jesus will cook up a Mr. Natural's favorite, featuring unique Mexican flavors found only here in the south!
230pm Will Tucker (Will Tucker Fitness) After a morning of food and fun, Will Tucker will get attendees moving, and thinking about nutrition misconceptions and myths.
330pm Chef Lou Mustachio (The Beer Plant) The Beer Plant is the first vegan gastropub, marrying craft beer, wine and cocktails with a 100% plant-based menu, all designed by Chef Lou. You're not going to want to miss what the chef prepares!
430pm Ernest Samudio (Action for Animals) Ernest is a long term animal welfare orchestrator whose knowledge and passion are behind the City of Austin banning the bull hook. Ernest will provide information on ordinances as well as action items.
In addition to all of the great vendors, cooking demos, and lectures, this Austin festival would not be complete without some fantastic live music! Music begins at 11:30 am with the talented Olivia Zane, followed by two of Texas VegFest's crowd favorites, the Jetsuns at 12:30 pm and One World (R)evolution at 2pm! We're also very excited to have upcoming pop-artist, and fellow plant lover, Nicole Iris Music perform at 3pm!
Please note: Only service animals are allowed at the event. Please leave your furry family members at home.
There's still time to sign up as a sponsor, nonprofit, vendor, or volunteer. We're accepting all applicants through March 20th! Please share this information with your members -- we would love to see you at the festival!
Website Texas VegFest
Facebook Event Texas VegFest 2017