VegFest Oahu’s Free Vegan Samples Tent was nothing short of an incredible success! Thanks to our generous contributors, we handed out thousands of vegan samples to attendees. The lines never stopped. The crowd was diverse and many had never tried vegan meats and cheeses before. It was absolutely amazing to be able to be front and center in educating our local community about the wide variety of tasty plant-based alternatives to animal products.
This simple but extremely satisfying dish is a plant-based twist on a traditional Hawaiian squid luau. This homey version of the Down to Earth deli’s Spinach Luau makes an excellent side dish for any meal. It will be demoed at VegFest 2018 by Madeline Kammerer, Community Outreach Assistant, Down to Earth Organic & Natural. See her bio here. [Read more…]
The Blessing Tree at VegFest Oahu grew leaves throughout the festival as attendees wrote their wishes and prayers on paper and attached them to the tree. This piece of the festival was organized by Donna Lay, who transcribed the messages on every leaf so they could be shared here. [Read more…]