Learning Kitchen


Sponsored by Thrive Market!

The Learning Kitchen is our food and cooking demo destination!


Schedule subject to change without notice.

11:30 AM to 12:10 PM

Zoe Rosenberg

We can change the world.


Zoe Rosenberg is a 15 year old animal rights activist and founder of Happy Hen Chicken Rescue, an organization she started at age 11. She has, most notably, given a TEDx talk. Zoe has also spoken on several panels, as well as many protests and marches, including the San Francisco March To Close All Slaughterhouses. She is trying to empower vegans to take action for animals so that we can build a movement for animal liberation.MORE INFO!YoutubeFacebook Instagram

12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

Thrive Market – Vegan Mac & Cheese Cooking Contest!

Who Can Make The Best Vegan Mac & Cheese

Thrive Market Presents – The great Vegan Mac & Cheese Cook Off!  Featuring Supreme Banana, From My Bowl, and That Vegan Mom!


12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

That Vegan Mom

Practical Meals for all to enjoy!

Natasha, also known as “That Vegan Mom,” is a relatable social media personality that shares practical vegan meals that anyone can prepare and enjoy. Being a newly twin mother of two beautiful girls, Natasha is showing the world that a vegan diet is both safe and healthy for all stages of life. She personally shares her twin pregnancy journey, her weight loss/fitness journey, and how she adequately feeds her 5 year old son. Although Natasha literally has her hands full satisfying numerous roles,  she makes time to create resourceful, educational, and relatable content for people interested in the vegan lifestyle.MORE INFO!Youtube InstagramTwitter

12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

Supreme Banana

Youtuber/self-proclaimed “shit chef”


12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

Caitlin Shoemaker

Photo & Video Creator + Recipe Developer


Caitlin Shoemaker is a recipe developer, content creator, and food stylist who is passionate about living a healthy and ethical lifestyle. Through simply delicious recipes and easy-to-follow tips, Caitlin aims to make a plant-based lifestyle accessible and attainable for everyone. Through her Instagram account, recipe blog, and YouTube channel, Caitlin has amassed an audience of over half a million users in just over two years of content creation. In her free time, you’ll most likely find her flowing on her yoga mat, doodling in her bullet journal, or eating almond butter off of a spoon.MORE INFO!YoutubeFacebook Instagram

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