21

April

NOOSA

VEGAN FESTIVAL

10am

to 4pm

@

The J Noosa

Why Vegan?

Veganism is THE fastest-growing trend in our country, with Australia topping Google's worldwide searches for the word vegan!

With concerns over health, climate change, cruelty to animals and water usage, Aussies now lead the way towards a healthier, kinder and cleaner future.

If we compare vegan products in supermarkets now to just a few years ago, we can see that even mainstream companies are aware of the rising interest in a plant-based lifestyle.

TV exposes and environmental documentaries make people question where their food comes from and decide to make changes in their life.

As Aussie celebrities such as Liam Hemsworth are declaring their renouncing of meat, eggs and dairy products, veganism loses its "hippie image" and more and more well-known companies are jumping on the bandwagon to not miss out on this hot new way of living. Headlines like "Guinness goes vegan" show that even multinationals such as the Irish beer-giant are aware of the ever-growing interest and demand for more vegan options all over the world.

 
Come and see what the future will be like.   

Noosa Vegan Festival - 21 April 2018

The Noosa Vegan Festival showcases the diversity of the vegan lifestyle with a wide variety of different stalls, speakers, celebrity guests, and of course an abundant selection of delicious food!

This unique day is a fun event displaying the latest vegan products, particularly highlighting the number of plant-based companies in our area, while creating a community atmosphere through music, entertainment and kids’ activities.

Pre-purchase your Noosa Vegan Festival tickets NOW and save up to $15!

JOIN US IN PARADISE - APRIL 2018

Take off 2 days, come for 5 (Thank you ANZAC Day)

Join us for the first ever Noosa Vegan Festival

The Biggest Vegan Festival in Queensland to date!

Don't miss out on a fantastic day full of first-rate entertainment for the whole family, fabulous fresh food, fit and famous people, fascinating singers and forward-thinking speakers - you'll feel good to be part of the fastest-growing movement in Australia!

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Vegan Food

Let us amaze you with the unbelievable selection, flavours and cuisines that vegan dishes can offer. We guarantee you will be spoilt for choice and won't go home hungry!

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Vegan Products

Take your pick from the latest in local delicacies, cruelty-free cosmetics, non-leather shoes and bags, nutrition and cookery books, pet products as well as information from animal charities. 

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Vegan Wine

Enjoy a complimentary taste of some of the best vegan wine Australia has to offer and take home a bottle or two from our diverse range.

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Speakers, Musicians and Entertainers

Wally and Debbie Fry started Fry’s Family Foods in their home country South Africa 21 years ago by experimenting in their family kitchen to find protein alternatives for their own consumption. Today, their company has become an international success producing thousands of tons of vegan-only products per year, and employing over 300 people worldwide. Wally is passionate about the environment; more specifically, he is well known for his determination in highlighting the detrimental impact that the meat, fish, poultry and dairy industries currently have on the planet. 

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    Wally Fry

As an avid Crossfitter, 5th Dan Karateka, self defence coach, surfer, businesswoman, public speaker, and mom of 2 little boys, the current Australian Open and QLD karate champion Tammy Fry embodies health and wellness. With over a decade of experience at the helm of Fry’s Family Foods, Tammy is guided by her nutritional expertise, her love of fitness and the environment. Enabling others to live a happier and more energetic lifestyle through plant-based nutrition is the cornerstone of her passion. Tammy has spoken at countless schools and universities on the topic of food choices and climate change. Recently, she has taken her message to the global stage, including London and New York City’s Climate Change Summit.
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    Tammy Fry

James Perrin is a chemical and environmental engineer with experience in sustainability, innovation, and food manufacturing across Australia and New Zealand. He has led businesses to national and international sustainability awards, gained B-Corp certification, and has been invited to speak in front of the NSW Business Chamber, at international engineering conventions, and at the World Environment Day Festival. As a long-term strategic thinker, he has come to realise the enormous global benefit of plant-based lifestyles.

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    James Perrin

Gem Stone is a travelling singer/song writer and performer. Gem Stone has played throughout Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast and is currently based in Northern NSW.
 
She is performing her melodic, emotionally charged solo acoustic sets as well as entertaining the kids with her Fuzzy Furry Friends Puppet show. Have a peek into the heart and soul of Gem Stone through listening to her music about love and life. A dedicated vegan with alternative folk inspired melodies. 
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    Gem Stone

Pull together untraditional reggae vibrations, blues licks and a whole lot of coastal soul and your well on your way to spending a night on the town with Sunshine Coasts own Bub-Kiss.

Led by the charismatic front man ‘Hutcho’ whose growling vocals compliment his smooth stylish finger picking Stratocaster. Their songs are inspired by life at the beach, including ‘Free’ – written about First Bay in Coolum and ‘Getaway’ – trying to escape problems by running away.

Bub-Kiss are currently in the studio working on their debut EP, due to be released at the end of summer. Want more Bub-Kiss:

https://www.facebook.com/bubkissofficial/
https://soundcloud.com/bub-kiss

Bookings: mufassamusicgroup@hotmail.com
Media: bubkissband@gmail.com

“Perfect Fusion of Blues and Reggae”

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    BUB-KISS

Ashley Jubinville is the world's leading Kitchen Coach, helping families find successful strategies in their transition to a healthier whole food, plant-based diet while juggling the daily stresses in their world. An effervescent, determined Canadian, Ashley has a no-nonsense, cut-through-the-noise-and-confusion approach that has been an absolute game changer for hundreds of families. 

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    Ashley Jubinville

Abidin “Abs” Marhad transitioned to the vegan lifestyle 3 years ago and has never looked back. He has experienced all different types of “healthy diets” and is convinced that an all plant based diet is by far the most effective of them all.

Abs has been in the fitness industry for over 7 years. He has trained in an array of fitness methods, from bodybuilding, weightlifting, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiujitsu to now Calisthenics and Yoga. Through learning about the vegan lifestyle it has also opened and altered his views on training. He has now opened his own studio here on the Sunny Coast where bringing more natural, functional movement into his and his members training regime has become prime focus.

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    Abidin “Abs” Marhad

Zac Gunthorpe has progressed in leaps and bounds since the release of his 'Long Lost Love Lies’ EP in October 2012. His song writing has maturity well beyond his years, as Gunthorpe’s style has scaled new heights in telling emotional tales of love and loss in his album ‘Glory Bound’ released 2016. Currently working towards releasing his new single ‘Ghost of The Town’ in April and album in October 2018; recorded live with the Brown Byrds in Eureka town hall, Gunthorpe is set to captivate with a rocking new sound. 

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    Zac Gunthorpe
Fitness Panel

Mat Grills, otherwise known as the Tattoo Runner, is an ultra-endurance athlete who has competed in over 35 ultra-marathons including the 240km Coast to Kosci. He has participated in many 100mile trail events and won the Buffalo Stampede (three days of racing over 150km in distance and over 9000m in ascent).  He is crazy enough to come up with and complete self-organised ultra-marathons adventures, such as running from Bundaberg to Brisbane and back in a relay with his dad! He recently ran from Bargara to the Sunshine Coast (320km) in one push - taking a mere 57hr 30min. He is the owner/operator of The Journey Cafe in Bargara and is married with two daughters.
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    Mat Grills

Brad Dalrymple is an Environmental Engineer and amateur triathlete. He is the current National Olympic Distance and State Long Course triathlon champion for his age group and recently came fourth overall in Ultraman Australia – a crazy event of 10km of swimming, 420km of cycling and an 84km double marathon.

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    Brad Dalrymple

For almost 2 decades, Dr Carmen Atkinson has been working in private practice as a chiropractor. Having studied Sports Science prior to undertaking her Chiropractic degree, Dr Carmen has also worked extensively in the Sports and Fitness sphere. Dr Carmen believes that as human beings we are designed for extraordinary health and athleticism, yet so few people realise their potential.
Carmen has an extensive list of her own athletic accomplishments, most recently as an ultra distance endurance athlete, ultramarathon runner and Ironman triathlete, reaching the pinnacle of the Ironman World Championships in Kona in 2015.
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    Carmen Atkinson

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Get in early for April 2018 to exhibit at the premiere Noosa Vegan Festival

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