Get ready for the 5th Annual Vegan Soulfest! 
Baltimore’s premiere celebration of veganism and culture!



Saturday, August 25, 2018 

12:00PM – 7:00PM 

Clifton Park 

2801 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21218


Admission is free and open to the public.




About the Festival


Browse some of our retail vendors for some delicious food and great local, vegan products, or check out our non-profit exhibitors for all the information you need about health, social justice, and animal rights.

Speakers and Demonstrations

Learn from our guest speakers how the vegan lifestyle can greatly benefit our health as well as our relationship with animals and the environment. Or, attend one of our cooking demos to see just how easy it is to live that vegan life!

Entertainment for the Whole Family

Check out this year’s list of musicians and artists performing at Vegan SoulFest! DJ Tee Brown will also be on hand to keep the party going all day!

Our Sponsors

Learn more about health, veganism, social issues, and more from our generous sponsors!
Click to view this year's program
Main Stage

1:30pm –  Poet Deep
2:30pm – Ama Chandra
3:30pm –  DJ Cavem
5:30pm –  Buddah Bass
6:15pm – Mova Queen

Main Building
Cooking Demos

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm –  Nek the Nutritionist, Vegan BBQ
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm  –  Monique Koch,: Family Friendly
           Recipes with The Brown Vegan,
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm  –  Toni St. Clair, Raw Ice Cream Social
           & Raw Food Made Simple,
4:15 pm– 5:15 pm   –  Dovetta Taylor
           A Guide to Vegan Meal Planning

Fine Arts Theater

Lecture Schedule
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  –  David Carter
            Oppression in the Food System                        
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm  –   Tracye McQuirter
           Why Black Folks Have the Most to
           Gain from a Plant-Based Diet
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm  –   Dr. Milton Mills
           Meat Eating and the
           Biology of Disgust
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm  –   Dr. Terry Victor
           How Holistic Dentistry Impacts
           Your Life
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  –   Dr. Kevin Jenkins
          Black Men Go Vegan 

Dr. Ruby Lathon

David "The 300 Pound Vegan" Carter

Keynote Speaker, Pro Football Player and Vegan Educator
Tracye McQuirter

Tracye McQuirter

Keynote Speaker, Author of “By Any Greens Necessary”
Dr. Milton R. Mills

Dr. Milton R. Mills

Keynote Speaker, The Comparative Anatomy of Eating

5th Annual Vegan SoulFest

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Clifton Park, 2801 Harford Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21218
This is an outdoor festival. Rain or shine.
Admission is free and open to the public.

Transportation Info: Pending Update

Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration

Sponsor and Exhibitor registration for the 2017 Vegan SoulFest is now open!

Use the buttons below to find out how you can be a part of this year’s Vegan SoulFest. Prices will increase each month, so register early and save!


Help support our efforts to spread the culture of healthy, compassionate, and sustainable life choices by becoming one of our sponsors!


Registration is open for food vendors, commercial (non-food) vendors, and non-profits!

2017 Exhibitors Listing
  • Gundalow Juice
  • Gundalow LLC
  • Out of Africa
  • Queen Elm
  • Mobtown Fermentation
  • Prissyness LLC
  • Yogi Dogs
  • Cameran’s Treats
  • Balanced Nutrition Solutions
  • Wholesome Nibbles LLC
  • IDLife
  • Tiffany’s Oven LLC
  • Fashion Spa House
  • Amorous Designs
  • Vision Group Holdings – LASIK Vision Institute
  • Xtract Juice Bar
  • United Poultry Concerns
  • Lola St. John
  • Vegan Refocused
  • Everlasting Life Restaurant
  • Baltimore Vegan Drinks
  • Simple Vegan
  • LafPerez LLC

  • The Humane League
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Salazon Chocolate Co.
  • Green Grass Tall Trees, LLC
  • MAJA
  • High Quality Goods
  • Jiva Diya Foundation
  • Skin Scholars
  • Karen Yvonne Designs
  • D Fine You LLC
  • Green Mountain Energy Company
  • Perfect Boutique
  • Arbonne International
  • Cultural Essence
  • Ekiben
  • Solar Publishing
  • Marvelous Creations by Madonna
  • Ahimsa Vibe
  • Amazing Person LLC
  • Magnificent Creations
  • BAMI Products
  • Be in the Mix
  • YBI African Apparel and Fashion
  • Parkers Goju Ryu Karate Club
  • In the Raw With Soul LLC

  • Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture
  • Atiya Ola Spirit First Food
  • Action for Animals
  • The Vegetarian Resource Group
  • Flourish Baltimore
  • TAVS – The Advocacy of Veganism Society
  • Gloria Chance
  • Fly Nerd Apparl
  • 360-Degree Vegan
  • Good as Green LLC
  • Falun Dafa Association in DC
  • TAVS – The Advocacy of Veganism Society
  • Designs by Throne
  • Solar City
  • Gloria Chance
  • Indigo Love Potions
  • Scotty Cakes LLC
  • Naturally Sweet Desserts
  • Chesapeake Climate Action Network
  • Mumbi Mahinda
  • Chiru Coffee Connection
  • Motherland Kitchen
  • Peace Light Cafe
  • Micha Sorbet
  • T-Mobile
  • Sweet Tea and Cornbread


Believe in what we’re doing and want to support us? Become a Vegan SoulFest Supporter!

2017 Supporters Listing
  • is a comprehensive calendar of the best vegan events in and around Baltimore and Washington DC. Vegan SoulFest thanks you for your support!
  • Food Empowerment Project seeks to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one’s food choices. Find out more at Thank you for your support for this year’s Vegan SoulFest!

Our Festival Creators

Brenda N. Sanders

Brenda N. Sanders

Co-founder and Co-organizer

Brenda Sanders serves as Executive Director of Better Health, Better Life, a public health organization and is Co-Director of Open the Cages Alliance, an animal advocacy organization in Baltimore, MD.
Through Better Health, Better Life, Brenda runs the Eating for Life program, a series of free workshops aimed at teaching people in low-income communities how to live a healthier, more holistic lifestyle. With Open the Cages Alliance, she co-organizes the Vegan Living Program, a six-week education program that teaches the basics of transitioning to the vegan lifestyle.
Brenda also a founding member of PEP Foods, Inc., a collective vegan activists and vegan business owners in Baltimore City who are working towards food justice . She also organizes the Veganism Support Group, a monthly potluck and discussion group for new and aspiring vegans. In her spare time, Brenda helps to organize social justice events and demonstrations in the Baltimore area.

Naijha Wright

Naijha Wright

Co-founder and Co-organizer

Naijha Wright is the Co-owner of and Director of Marketing for The Land of Kush, a vegan soul food restaurant located in Baltimore, MD.

Through Naijha’s strategic marketing initiatives the restaurant experienced exponential growth within four years of opening. She develops relationships and collaborates with local businesses, non-profit organizations, and schools and churches who share in the mission of promoting dietary, ethical, or environmental veganism. Naijha also co-founded and organizes Vegan SoulFest, an annual vegan festival catered to Baltimore’s inner city communities. Ms. Wright has spoken and made appearances at radio stations, schools and community events throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C.


You can contact us using the form below, or contact the festival coordinators directly:

Naijha Wright, Coordinator – 443-844-5046 –

Brenda Sanders, Coordinator – (443) 863-8652 –

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