Our speakers are passionate about educating people how to live a healthy, sustainable, plant-based lifestyle that is healthier for people, animals and the planet!​

Fairfax Veg Fest Is Back!

Veg Fest will be back in-person Sunday, April 24th, 2022 10am - 5pm in the NorthWest in the Federal Credit Union Parking Lot, in Herndon, VA.



Gwyn Whittaker


One of the Executive Producers of The Game Changers documentaries and the owner of the GreenFare Organic Café, Gwyn spent 35 years in the high-tech industry and transitioned to a focus on health and nutrition after the sale of her company.   The GreenFare Organic Café was opened to provide an educational experience along with organic, whole plant food free of added salt/oil/sugar to optimize nutrition.  Gwyn and Pericles Silva, the Operations Manager and a Sports Nutritionist, have provided the 21 Day Kickstart program from the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine for over 1000 people with life changing results.  A 28 Day program was recently offered showing that type 2 diabetes is reversable.  Gwyn started the GreenFare Health and Wellness nonprofit in 2019 to host the Fairfax Veg Fest and continue the educational aspect of her mission to educate people about optimal health.

Mike Young


Mike Young is the Founder of aPlantBasedDiet.org 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, TriangleGrapeVine.org and FloridaGrapeVine.org. aPlantBasedDiet.org has a website full of food and recipe resources, a YouTube Channel, local community groups, and live in person outdoor festival events up and down the US East Coast. He’s the type of person that’s continually in search of improvement and doing the best he can do with everything. Mike has always been a forward thinker, and this has propelled him into leading a whole foods plant based lifestyle. He believes there’s nothing more important to do today than spread the good news of this lifestyle since everyone and everything benefits! Mike can be found perpetually on social media. Mike is also a Lifestyle Nutritionist @ ForeverYoungNutritionCoaching.com with a passion for human health.


Denise Young

John Foster

Kathy O’Day

Marsha Peters

Andy Nevers

Pat Barton

Pericles Silva

Ruth Mulkerin

Terri Siggins