Vegan SoulFest

Baltimore, get ready for the 3rd annual Vegan SoulFest!

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 InformationSponsor, Exhibitor, and Supporter Registration

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

Stay tuned for more on this year’s featured artists and entertainers!

Our Sponsors

Learn more about health, veganism, social issues, and more from our generous sponsors!

Our 2016 Vegan SoulFest Guest Speakers:

Dr. Ruby Lathon

Dr. Ruby Lathon

Keynote Speaker, Health and Nutrition

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A certified holistic nutrition and wellness consultant and expert, Dr. Ruby Lathon is a dynamic speaker, author, and educator and hosts a number of seminars, workshops and healthful vegan cooking demonstrations. Her credits include speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus Panel, as a contributing writer for African American Lifestyle Magazine, an author of the upcoming book, Above the Clouds, and as the host of The Veggie Chest, a plant-based cooking show, now featured on,, and the cable television channel, The Venture Channel.

Dr. Milton R. Mills

Dr. Milton R. Mills

Keynote Speaker, The Comparative Anatomy of Eating


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Doctor Milton R. Mills is a firm believer in plant-based diets. In his work with patients he has seen plant-based diets improve or even eliminate the symptoms diabetes, heart disease, HIV, and AIDS. His speaking engagements span the country at hospitals, churches, and community centers.

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

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

  • BCCC Foundation, Inc.
  • PEP Foods, Inc.
  • Nakia’s Peace of Life
  • Green Earth Travel LLC
  • Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar
  • Traci Lynn Jewelry
  • 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

  • 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


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

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

Our 2015 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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