THIRD ANNUAL SWFL VEG FEST
FEBRUARY 24, 2019

The 3rd Annual SWFL Veg Fest was a HUGE success! So many visitors!! Huge thanks to the speakers, vendors, sponsors and volunteers who did an outstanding job! 

Below you’ll find photos, video, and a list of vendors, sponsors, activities, and more. Find out more by visiting our Facebook page.

THANK YOU!

Photo credit : Martin Dekkers

2019 VIP Event

2019 Main Stage Presenters

Dr. Jami Dulaney – Extending Health Span and Lifespan Through Plant-Based Nutrition
Dr. Jim Loomis – Food and the Environment
Wendie Pett – Our Body as a Gym
Vanessa Sardi – Farm vs Pharma
James Aspey – Animal Rights, Agribusiness & the Effects on the Planet
Dr. Jonathan Bonnet – The Busy Illusion: How to Prioritize Your Health and Optimize Your Life
Dr. Sal – Health \& Happiness
Dr. Will Tuttle, Author of the “World Peace Diet” book

Special Guest MCs
VeganEvan
Mike Young
Noor XVII

2019 Fitness Stage Presenters

Yoga with Brittany Price, Practice Yoga
Booty Bootcamp with Laura Dalsanto, Bella Diva Fitness
Bootcamp with Jakob Johnson
Blue Mat CT Max Cognitive Training Class with Nino Magaddino, Max Flex Fitness
Tai Chi with Suzanne Jeffreys
Frog Fitness with Michael Elliott, Naples Core to Core
Zumba with Suzanne Jeffreys

2019 Cooking Demos

G-Bomb Easy Bean Salad and Southwestern Stew, with Paulette Blair
Rainbow Salad and Balsalmic Glazed Mushroom, with Elle (Peeler) Corcoran
WFPB Success Story – Brenda Morris
“Unsausage” Gravy and Savory Grits, Trish (Reynaert) Smith
Chickpea Ala King and Whole Grain Waffles, with Kristina Karschnia
Let’s Get Saucy – easy, affordable, family-friendly sauces and dips, with Carey Ralston

2019 Sponsors

Blue Zones Project
CHIP – Complete Health Improvement Program
Lee Health 

SPECIALTY SPONSORS
Jason’s Deli
Natural Awakenings
Saladmaster

SILVER SPONSORS
Florida Grass Roots Magazine
Mother Kombucha
Iona Cannabis Clinic
Bath Fitter

IN-KIND SPONSORS AND DONATIONS
Costco
Advanced Disposal
Lamar

SPECIAL THANKS
Special thank you to John Picone of Picone Financial Partners for their support of SWFL Veg Fest in 2018 and our Plant the Seed fundraiser.

2019 Kids Zone

Fruit and Veggie ID Game
Meet VeganEvan!
“I Can Eat the Whole Plant!”
Red, Yellow, and Green Foods
Meet a Mermaid! Alasea from Blue Mermaids

2019 Entertainment

Thomas Burdock
Cody Smith, Cody & Co
Eduardo Parada
Brad Talbott
Gulf Coast Music School Orchestra
Pen Johnson
MFYF – Music for Your Friends
Lea Holz
Daniel Kiicks
Zach Garcia
Jim Williams
Thomas Burdock
Chase Schiefer 

2019 Vendors

ANIMALS RESCUE & ADOPTION
Anonymous for the Voiceless
Animal Compassion Project, Inc.
Camp FigWig Farm and Sanctuary Inc
For The Love of Cats 
Hope Clubhouse
Humane Haven Animal Sanctuary
Humane Society Naples
Operation C.O.W. ‘Change Our World’
Southern Florida Farmed Animal Transition Inc.
 
ARTISTS
The Herb Appeal Naturals, LLC
Buff City Soap
 
FARMERS
Bonita Bromeliads
Deep South Nurseries
Krazy Krops
Moringa Splendour
Pleyoo, Inc.
Swfl Produce
Tigertoes Herbs and Teas
 
FOOD AND/OR BEVERAGE
Angelic Desserts Bakery & Coffee
Authentic Empanadas
BuddhaBlends Food Truck
Cafe YOU
Cedar’s Foods
Crazy Jack Vegan
Doctor D’s Sparkling Probiotic
The Folkswagen
Good Vibes Shaved Ice
Green Cup Café
Green Bites Cookies
Guac Lab Citrus Lab 
Health-Ade Kombucha
I’m Simply Nutty
Irene’s Dream
Juicelation
Jugo Boss
Kava Culture 
Kona Ice of South Central Ft. Myers
Loving Hut Cape Coral
Manna International Street Food
Moringa Energy Life, LLC
Mother Kombucha
Mora New York Pizza
Nagen Vegan Bakery
Naples Smoked BBQ & Catering
Narrative Coffee Roasters
Noo Cow
Nutty Girl by Molly
Oh My Cod Vegan Seafood
Outside the Box 
Oba Pops
Pilars Empanadas
 Planet Protein Inc. / Sustainable Duo
Pure Nosh!
Skoops Natural Italian Ice
The Bowl
Reggae Beets Gourmet Food Truck
Seasoned Green
Spice Club India’s Grill 
Taste Buds International
Umph Energy Balls
Vegg’d Out Vegan Kitchen
EDUCATIONAL AND NON-PROFIT
aPlantBasedDiet.org
Be Well In Paradise
Beyond Wellness Club
Bonita Spring SDA Church
Calusa Waterkeeper
FGCU Vegan and Vegetarian Club
Holistic Chamber of Commerce – Naples Chapter
Humane Society of the United States
The Mahaan Aasha (Great Hope) Foundation
Mindful Living
NAMI Collier County
Naples Botanical Garden
The Official Animal Rights March SWFL
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Thrive Chiropractic

GOVERNMENT AGENCY
Lee County Parks

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Arbonne International
Balance For Life Florida – Health and Fitness Retreat
Bella Diva Fitness
Bettys Naturals
Clean Machine – Plant Based Fitness Nutriton
Crofter’s Organic
Cyd Notter, Author and Nutrition Coach
Elegant Rumba Dance Company
Follow Your Heart Gem of Lebanon
Genie Pants, Florida Yoga Academy, llc
Hip Klips
Intrepid Breath, LLC
Debbie Dendinger Juice Plus+ D&R Wellness, Inc
Jennifer Herrmann Juice Plus+ D&R Wellness, Inc
Kayleigh Castle – Creatively Kind illustrations
Kokokahn Essential Oils
Lotus Blossom Clinic
My Perfect Health Hemp CBD
Natural Adventure llc
Plant Based Pantry
ProdiG Nutrition
Pure Harmony Wellness
Real Source Foods
Healthy & Wealthy with Shaklee 
Shaklee | Suzanne Jeffreys
The Shallow Ecologist
Siani Probiotic BodyCare
Simply Scented Candles
SMC Go Vegan
Statement Peace
Tea Nation
Therapeutic Wellness Now
Thrive Chiropractic
Trinity Chiropractic
Young Living Essential Oils
 
WELLNESS PRACTICE
Iona Cannabis Clinic
Jaimela J. Dulaney M.D.,P.A.
 Liberty Health Sciences