We’re proud to host several prominent guest great speakers who will be speaking on the benefits of sustainability and environmental impact.
You can view a schedule from our 2016 event below:
April 9th, 2016
10:30AM to 11:15AM
Jess Rice is the former chef de cuisine, co-founder, and creative force behind Avo, the first full scale, gourmet, raw vegan restaurant in the state of Tennessee. She is a dedicated advocate of the plant-based lifestyle and has created gourmet, raw cuisine across the nation.
11:30AM to 12:00PM
A native Texan and vegan activist, Kat Mendenhall considers herself a stuck in the city country girl on a mission to mend the world through whole plant-based nutrition and cruelty-free products.
12:15PM to 12:45PM
Leslie Rudloff is senior counsel for the Physicians Committee, which challenges industry and government when they encourage the consumption of animal products and other unhealthful foods.
01:00PM to 01:30PM
A blogger, recipe-developer and healthy-living advocate, this Eastern North Carolina native has found a way to make her mark by exploring health as an all-encompassing effort.
01:45PM to 02:30PM
Erin Fergus is the Academic Program Director of the Personal Training Department at Greenville Technical College in Greenville, SC. She has a masterâ€™s in exercise science and is a certified exercise physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine.
02:45PM to 03:15PM
Ashley Roth is a writer, mother, and animal activist. Her fiction has appeared in the Molotov Cocktail and 100 Word Story and she has an essay forthcoming in the next HerStories anthology.
03:30PM to 04:00PM
Ellen Jaffe Jones
Ellen Jaffe Jones is an inspiring motivational speaker, personal trainer, running coach, author, and instructor of healthy cooking classes.