You’ll find music, yoga, speakers, and cooking demonstrations at Twin Cities Veg Fest!

The Stasher Speaker and Cooking Demo Stage is where you’ll find free food samples and giveaways. 

The Saint Paul Cultural Star Stage, in the Farmaste Picnic Area, features yoga and music.

Stage Schedules and descriptions of our fabulous presenters are below. Be sure to catch at least one in each area!

If you’d like to download the schedule, our event program is available for download at the bottom of the page.

St. Paul Cultural Star Stage – 10:15 – 11:15 am

Modo Yoga

Join us for a fun yoga class brought to you by Modo Yoga Minneapolis. Modo is located on the edge of Uptown near Bde Maka Ska, and the awesome thing is it also includes a plant-based restaurant called Seed Cafe.  Come join us for healthy movement and healthy food.

Mistress Ginger

Stasher Stage – 10:15 – 11:15 am

Mistress Ginger is the plant-based goddess ready to bring some plant-based goodness into your life. When she’s not dazzling audiences with her song-and-dance cabaret magic, she’s spreading the gospel of her vegan showgirl fuel. Ginger went vegan in 2002 (twenty years ago!) and wrote her cookbook, Mistress Ginger Cooks: Everyday Vegan Food for Everyone, in 2014. Snag your autographed copy at Twin Cities Veg Fest or at

Lauren Plunkett

Stasher Stage – 11:30 – 12:15 pm

Lauren works nationwide as a registered dietitian and diabetes education specialist. She specializes in nutrition and exercise for type 1 diabetes and plant-based nutrition for chronic disease and preventive health. She is a public speaker, indoor cycling instructor, and author of the award-winning book, Type One Determination. She credits physical activity and her vegan lifestyle of over 13 years as the key to thriving with type 1 diabetes.

Bryan Donald

St. Paul Cultural Star Stage 11:45 – 12:45 pm

Bryan Donald is an award winning singer-songwriter based out of St Paul, Minnesota who writes open-hearted songs about life and love. He also performs cover songs by artists from his 90s/00s youth as well as earlier-era classics. This will be Bryan’s 4th year performing at Twin Cities Veg Fest. He is looking forward to celebrating his 10 year veganniversary in Jan of 2023. 

Kale and Aubry Walch, The Herbivorous Butcher

Stasher Stage – 12:30 – 1:15 pm

“Juicy Lucy” Cheeseburger Chili
This ultra-cheesy, extra-meaty bowl of warmth pairs perfectly with a nice blanket and some X-Files reruns. It’s worked for us, and we know it’ll work for you too!

The Muatas

St. Paul Cultural Star Stage 1:15 – 2:15 pm

Ayanna and Cam Muata, started out well over three decades ago as a part of a Minneapolis based electronic dance music band along with two other band members, releasing a short album on vinyl in 1990 under the name “Cold Front”, but shortly afterwards disbanded in order to finish school and move into the workforce. Now, after an extended pause, Ayanna and Cam have come together musically again under a different name with a new vision, new energy and new purpose! The new band (The Muatas) is a duo that writes, produces, and performs their own music. Their style is a mix of post-punk, trip hop, dark wave, shoe gaze, and electronic. The Muatas have released 3 albums since 2020, with their third album (Battle Weary) released in the spring of 2022. Their strongest desire is to share a bit of their story through their music, and to connect with others through that experience, reaching out especially to listeners who appreciate and enjoy all kinds of music coming from all kinds of people including Black artists. Their sound is a mix of sampled and programmed beats, layered with synthesizer, guitar and bass guitar, ambient strings, and vocals that often range between the melodic and spoken.

Christopher “Soul” Eubanks, Apex Advocacy

Stasher Stage – 1:30 – 2:15 pm

Christopher “Soul” Eubanks is a social justice advocate, creative and public speaker raised in Atlanta, Georgia, who has dedicated himself to doing advocacy work that combats all forms of injustice. After learning the horrors of animal exploitation, Christopher became vegan, began doing community organizing, and has helped co-organize Atlanta’s first ever animal rights march. Christopher is the founder of APEX Advocacy, a non-profit animal rights organization that uses digital content and grassroots activism to help communities of color defend themselves against animal industries and fight for collective liberation.


Stasher Stage – 2:30 – 3:15 pm

Quick Garlic Chili Oil Noodles

This quick, garlicky chili oil noodle recipe has been my go-to to-go meal lately with the help of Stasher Bowls. They’re just like the OG Stasher Bags you know and love, but they stay open when you need them to, and they are leak proof when sealed. You can cook in them, store, re-heat and eat right out of them too. And, as always, they are earth friendly, endlessly reusable and the perfect replacement for single use plastic. All attendees get their sample in a Stasher bag they can take home!

Terrell X (Carnage the Executioner)

St. Paul Cultural Star Stage 2:45 – 3:45 pm

Terrell X (aka Carnage The Executioner) Whether he’s rapping, producing, performing, teaching kids to beatbox, or working his former job as a youth counselor, it’s clear the man most commonly known as Terrell X was born to do two things: instruct and entertain. Musicians, dancers, DJs, poets, and television hosts who have worked with Terrell X recognize his dedication to his craft and would confirm that he doesn’t disappoint. Ask emcees about Terrell X’s skill level, and you’ll find out that the phrase, “he’s your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper,” actually fits.

In 2017, Terrell X made the decision to begin eating a plant-based diet – after years of struggling to maintain a stable body weight. In 2019, he started a grassroots movement called Plant Based Poets. His mission is to unite lovers of music, as well as connect with people who support healthier & earth-friendly lifestyles.

Twin Cities Vegan Chef Challenge Awards Ceremony

Stasher Stage – 3:30 – 4:00 pm

Join us as we present the 2022 Twin Cities Vegan Chef Challenge winners! The challenge brings over 1,000 diners to restaurants and over 25 new and classic vegan dishes to diners throughout the month of August.

St. Paul Cultural Star Stage

Time Presenter
10:15 – 11:15 am Modo Yoga
11:45 – 12:45 pm Bryan Donald
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm The Muatas
2:45 – 3:45 pm Terrell X (Carnage the Executioner)

Stasher Stage emceed by Mistress Ginger

Time Speaker Cooking Demo
10:30 – 11:15 am Mistress Ginger
11:30 – 12:15 pm Lauren Plunkett
12:30 – 1:15 pm Kale and Aubrey Walch, The Herbivorous Butcher
1:30 – 2:15 pm Christopher “Soul” Eubanks, Apex Advocacy
2:30 – 3:15 pm Stasher
3:30 – 4:00 pm Twin Cities Vegan Chef Challenge Awards Ceremony