Vegan SoulFest

The 3rd annual Vegan SoulFest!

A big thank you goes out to all of our sponsors, vendors, and attendees for making this year’s SoulFest the best one yet!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

12:00PM – 7:00PM Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) 2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215

Admission is free and open to the public.

Directions and Festival InformationThe 2016 VSF Gallery

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!

Dr. Ruby Lathon

David "The 300 Pound Vegan" Carter

Keynote Speaker, Pro Football Player and Vegan Educator

Dr. Milton R. Mills

Dr. Milton R. Mills

Keynote Speaker, The Comparative Anatomy of Eating


Dr. Milton R. Mills

Antoinette St. Claire

Guest Speaker, Nutrition


Dr. Ruby Lathon

Kimatni Rawlins

Guest Speaker, Fitness and Nutrition, founder of Fit Fathers

Dr. Terry Victor

Guest Speaker, “The DC Dentist”

Mova Kween

Musical Guest

Poet Deep

Performing Artist

Buddah Bass

Musical Guest

Dr. Ruby Lathon

Watoto from the Nile

Musical Guest

The 2016 Vegan SoulFest

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Located at Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) 2901 Liberty Heights Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21215
The festival will take place inside the college itself and outside on the college grounds.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Non-service animals are not allowed on the campus.

Vegan SoulFest

2015 Vegan SoulFest 12:00 to 6:00 PM at Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) 2901 Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215 Admission is free and open to the public

Metro: Exit at the Mondawmin Mall stop. Take bus 22 northbound for 4 blocks at Liberty Heights and Druid Park Drive.  Vegan SoulFest will be across the street from the bus stop at the BCCC campus.
Buses: 22, 52, 97

Free parking will be available on the BCCC campus and in the overflow lot 1 block south on Liberty Heights Avenue.

Sponsor and Exhibitor registration for the 2016 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!


Register as a Sponsor


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


Register as an Exhibitor
2016 Exhibitors Listing
  • Points of Xpression
  • Mompops
  • Flourish Baltimore
  • Relay Foods
  • Compassion Over Killing
  • JuiceFresh Juice and Detox
  • Scotty Cakes LLC
  • BU Naturals
  • Compassion Co
  • Indigo Love Potions
  • Charm City Pops
  • Tiffany’s Oven
  • Sea Air Apparel
  • Bon Vegan
  • Flight American Fusion Restaurant and Bar
  • Micha Sorbet LLC
  • FARM Alliance of Baltimore
  • Sweet Tea and Cornbread
  • Blessed Treasures of the Earth Thrift Store
  • Love, Water, and Juice
  • Sweet and Natural
  • Cloud Nine Organics
  • MelliBellie LLC
  • Green Mountain Energy
  • Papa Wabe’s So Real Sorrel
  • D Fine You
  • Rapture Bead Designs
  • Sprout Natural Choice
  • Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary

  • BCCC Foundation, Inc.
  • PEP Foods, Inc.
  • Nakia’s Peace of Life
  • Green Earth Travel LLC
  • Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar
  • Holistically Refined
  • SolarCity
  • Cameran’s Treats
  • The Vegetarian Resource Group
  • The Humane League
  • Naturally Silky Soap
  • Eat 2 Live Foods LLC
  • Cultural Essence
  • Deelish by Deedi
  • Atiya Ola Spirit First Food
  • Flowers for Senate
  • Baltimore Vegan Drinks
  • Bornatty
  • Raw With Soul
  • Success Scholar
  • Asli Pure Natural Body Care
  • Fanciful Fox
  • Hudson Valley Vegans
  • New Vintage by Sam
  • Siandrah
  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
  • United Poultry Concerns
  • Haus of Zahabu
  • Throne Designs
  • Baltimore Green Party

  • Everlasting Life
  • MAJA
  • Salazon Chocolate Co
  • Maryland Insurance Administration
  • American Vegan Society
  • Chiropractic Works
  • Nourrie Cuisine
  • Msprity Spa Luxuries
  • Zoe’s Vegan Delight
  • Iskcon Food for Life
  • Ruscombe Mansion Holistic Health Center
  • Foodtastic Family Visions
  • Showbiz Shaved Ice
  • Alternative Cultures LLC
  • Enlightening Bellies
  • Karen Yvonne Designs
  • LASKI Vision
  • Redefine Your Mind Active
  • SnowBiz Shaved Ice
  • Simple Shea
  • Plant Power Couple
  • Renewal by Anderson
  • NaturallySweet Dessert
  • Falun Dafa Association of DC
  • Komaria Skin Care
  • Vegan Refocused
  • TAVS – The Advocacy of Veganism Society


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


Support the Vegan SoulFest
2016 Supporters Listing
Maryland Veg Events

  • is a comprehensive calendar of the best vegan events in and around Baltimore and Washington DC. Vegan SoulFest thanks you for your support!

Sarah Conroy Gregory Dorvil Erica Epps Denise Coggins

  • Thank you all for supporting this year’s Vegan SoulFest!

Our 2016 Sponsors

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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