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Healthy Taste Vegfest
Sunday, June 26th
Lakeshore Park

A TASTE OF WHO WE ARE

Cherry Cake

“We aim to introduce tasty plant-based foods to improve overall health by equipping and empowering individuals with resources needed to make lasting improvements in their lives.“

EVENT VENUE

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June 26, 2022
11am-6pm

 

FREE ADMISSION

KIDS PROGRAM

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FREE KIDS' PROGRAM Sunday, June 26

WHAT TO EAT, HOW TO GROW, & ANIMAL SHOW

Vegfest will have an interactive Kids' Program where children of all ages can participate!

 

  • Learn about immunity

  • Exercise

  • Discover more about animals and how to care for them

  • Take home delicious, kid-friendly recipes

  • Learn basics in gardening (children will leave with soil & seeds)

COOKING DEMOS

COOKING DEMOS

Fresh ideas for EASY, healthy plant-based cooking

  • Fun, fast-paced demos

  • How to cook healthfully without sacrificing flavor

  • No-fuss recipes even kids love

  • Take home recipes

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VENDORS

GUEST SPEAKERS

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Little Vegan Cooks

Youtube's famous tiny vegan chefs, grown in Knoxville, TN, are ready to show you how to make some easy and affordable, kid-approved foods that are finger-lickin' good! 

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Annette Thurmon

Annette, along with her husband, is the prowd owner of Azure Farm in Georgia. She has a wealth of knowledge about gardening, homesteading, and seasonal eating. Annette shares how choosing a different way of life, though it comes with its own challenges and learning curves, can increase your health and  change your life for the better!

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Dr. George Guthrie

Dr George Guthrie is a man who has worn many hats in his career. After receiving his MD degree in '81, he completed his family practice residency, practiced, returned to school after 7.5 years and completed a MPH degree with a focus on nutrition, returned to clinical practice (all the while growing his interest in the effective lifestyle treatment of diabetes). This journey took him from CA to IL back to CA, then Micronesia, to the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas. During those busy years, he and his wife, Dena, successfully piloted and ran annual seven-week-long, community based programs designed to lower the risk of heart disease using lifestyle principles.

Dr Guthrie has sought to maintain excellence in nutritional knowledge and its application to the treatment of disease.  This led him to obtain and maintain certification from the Certification Board of Nutrition Specialists (CBNS) and as a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE).

During his tenure at Lifestyle Center of America beginning in early 2002, Dr Guthrie has enjoyed helping people who really want to make changes in their lifestyle. 

 

For the last 15 years, Dr Guthrie has worked at the Florida Hospital Family Practice residency where he focuses on guiding residents in general and lifestyle medicine.  

In addition, Dr Guthrie served as president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, He has had the opportunity to speak in behalf of lifestyle medicine for audiences around the United States as well as internationally.

Book:  Eat Plants Feel Whole,    

Eat Plants feel whole Journal.    

Soon to be released Eat Plants Feel Whole Cook Book – all with Advent Health Press

Film:  PlantWise

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