Speakers 2017

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Dr. Douglas Graham (USA)

Dr. Graham is the author of many books on health and raw food including ‘The 80/10/10 Diet’ and ‘Nutrition and Athletic Performance’. Recognized as one of the fathers of the modern raw food movement, Dr. Graham is the only lecturer to have attended and given keynote presentations at all of the major raw events in the world. At the same time he is a lifetime athlete and over 30-year raw fooder, plus an advisor to world-class athletes and trainers from around the globe. Doug will be giving lectures and holding fitness classes.  www.foodnsport.com

Rosalind Graham (UK)

Rosalind is a mother, professor in Applied Nutrition, dance and fitness instructor and renowned Natural Hygiene teacher. She has been eating and teaching raw food for more than half of her life. Among her specialties is the emotional aspect of living, eating disorders and the proper nurturing of children. She is the author of the book “Stay fit after 50″ and a 2-disc set “Nurturing Peace”, with lectures about raw parenting and cultivating inner peace. At the festival Rosalind will be giving some inspiring lectures and here is an example from a previous year https://youtu.be/3BCQOocO0Ew

Anne Osborne (Australia)

Anne began her journey on the fruit diet in 1991 and is both an author, speaker and mother. Anne’s book ‘Fruitarianism The Path To Paradise’ was published in English in 2009 and the Italian version in 2011. She has raised two very happy and healthy children on this diet. Cappi her younger child has accompanied her to Fruit Festivals in England and the United States and is an advocate for the environmental, ethical, and health benefits of a fruit-based diet and will also be joining us at the Fresh Food Festival this year. Anne has given presentations on the fruit diet in Australia, Asia, Europe, and the United States and she currently works for the Woodstock Fruit Festival in USA and is also a freelance author and illustrator. Anne believes the Fruit Diet is the most compassionate, the most environmentally positive, the healthiest, and the most rational way forward for our Planet and you can visit her webpage here www.fruitgod.com

Grant Campbell

Grant Campbell (Australia)

Also known as the Raw Aussie Athlete, Grant is an athlete and an academic thriving on the 80/10/10 lifestyle since 2005. As FoodnSport’s Director of Education, he runs the 80/10/10 Certified Lifestyle Coach program with Dr. Graham. Grant has been running 80/10/10 raw vegan healthy lifestyle retreats in Australia and Thailand since 2007. He has also completed over 40 ultra-marathons, has been to every FoodnSport event since 2008 and has witnessed over 100 people complete water fasts under Dr. Graham’s supervision.  www.rawaussieathlete.com

Chris Kendall

Chris Kendall (Canada)

Chris, also better known as the Banana Commander is a registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN), a raw food lifestyle coach, a raw food chef, a lifelong athlete and a yoga teacher. He will be the chef at the festival and has previously led the kitchen at many raw food events, including the Woodstock Fruit Festival in the USA. Besides his awesome culinary skills he will be giving some inspiring lectures and food demos. www.therawadvantage.com

Ted Carr (Canada)

Ted is a fruit based triathlete and personal trainer with an incredible energy and drive for results. Originally from Canada he spends a lot of his time in Thailand practicing cycling, running and swimming and participates in triathlons and races whenever he can. Ted is also a great motivational speaker and in his videos and coaching he focuses on goal setting, positive mental attitude techniques, and self-improvement methods. At the festival Ted will be doing talks, lead the morning runs, host the mens circle and also do a workshop on running. www.fruitliving.com

Tarah Millen

Tarah Millen (Canada)

Tarah Millen is a raw vegan yogi and Youtuber currently living in Sweden. She has trained as a raw vegan chef and Blissology yoga teacher and is passionate about raw foods, self love, activism and nature connection. Over the past 7 years of eating only raw foods, Tarah has healed her body and enjoys sharing the benefits of living foods with others. She loves dedicating her time to creating inspiring videos on Youtube and participating in campaigns with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. She is a passionate activist and has travelled with Sea Shepherd to save ocean life in Ecuador, Japan, Australia, Mexico, and the Faroe Islands.

The website link is: www.rawfoodlivin.com

Louise Koch (Denmark)

Louise has cured herself naturally through a diet and lifestyle change and is a coach, speaker and author of several books in Danish about natural healing. She is known from Youtube as Fruity Lou where she promotes a low fat raw vegan diet and also in Danish from ‘Rask på Raw’. Her English channel has more than 13.000 subscribers and she has been the organizer of the festival from 2014-16. www.fruitylou.com and www.raskpaaraw.dk

Harriet Kjær (Denmark)

Harriet Kjær discovered running when teaching her daughter how to ride a bike, and at the same time she also started following a high carb low fat diet with heaps of fruit. After several standard marathons she did the North Pole marathon in 2009 and that motivated her to run further. Since then she has done several long distance runs (over 100 km) with the longest being 59 hours with only one hour of sleep. She won her first 200 km run in Costa Rica in November 2015 and only 5 days before the festival this year she will run the hardest mountain run in Europe (Andorra). Harriet is Danish but lives in Spain and works as a violin builder when she is not running. She is sponsored by Lifefood and you can read more about her here: http://www.lifefood.eu/article/items/harriet-kjaer-why-not-do-the-1000km-camino-of-compostella.html

Annette Davidsson (SWE/ Hawaii)

Annette Davidsson is a permaculture farmer and yoga teacher on the Hawaiian island of Maui. She will present a talk on “Bringing Permaculture into the Fruitarian Natural Hygiene Lifestyle.” With her husband Dr. David Klein she is the Co-Director of the Vibrant Health & Wealth Academy and is a Digestive Health Counselor with David’s Colitis & Crohn’s Health Recovery Center. Originally from Sweden, Annette lived in Copenhagen for 11 years prior to moving to Maui.  She has taught yoga at several Fresh Food Festivals.
www.ayoga.us

Instructors 2017

Yoga with Marina Grubic (Serbia)

Marina Grubic practices and teaches Vinyasa flow yoga and has studied at “Yogea – Yoga Out Of The Box” school in New York City. She teaches yoga 3 times a week in Serbia where she is originally from and has also modelled for a book about yoga in New York and for various Youtube videos. Besides beeing a yoga instructor and a rawfood chef Marina is also doing retreats, making recipe books and has translated the ’80/10/10 Diet’ book into Serbian. At the festival she will be doing Vinyasa flow yoga and do her best to tailor the routines so that all participants can follow at a comfortable pace. Check out a routine with Marina at the “Yogea ArtFlow Yoga” channel here http://youtu.be/FKavvquMWis and https://www.facebook.com/Healthglows

Yoga with Chris Kendall (Canada)

Besides giving talks and preparing food Chris Kendall will also be giving a yoga class at the festival. Chris practices both Kundalini yoga and Raw Power Yoga but is most famously know from his own silly version called Kendalini yoga. Chris has been teaching yoga at the Fresh Food Festival the previous years. He has also taught yoga at the Woodstock Fruit Festival in New York and at Doug Grahams fasting retreat in Costa Rica. www.therawadvantage.com/yoga

Chefs 2017

Marina Grubic

Marina Grubic (Serbia)

Again this year Marina Grubic will be the rawfood chef in the kitchen alongside Chris Kendall and a few others. Marina switched to the vegan diet back in 2005 and today she promotes a fruit based diet in both Serbian and English. Marina has been a chef at the Fresh Food Festival on off since 2013 and she has trained her low fat raw vegan culinary skills at an internship with Dr. Douglas Graham in Costa Rica. In June 2013 Marina started the so called “Raw Friday” project in her home city and every Friday she prepares low fat raw vegan meals and cakes at a vegan restaurant. Marinas passion is to make recipe books and on her Youtube channel “Health Glows” you can find both low fat raw vegan recipes, workout routines and videos about tropical fruit. https://www.facebook.com/Healthglows & http://biljnaishrana.com

Chris Kendall

Chris Kendall (Canada)

Chris, also better known as the Banana Commander is a registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN), a raw food lifestyle coach, a raw food chef, a lifelong athlete and a yoga teacher. He will be back at the festival this year and prepare an awesome dinner for us. He has previously led the kitchen at many raw food events, including the Woodstock Fruit Festival in the USA and the Fresh Food Festival since 2014. Besides his awesome culinary skills he will also be giving some inspiring lectures and teach yoga.
www.therawadvantage.com

Tarah Millen

Tarah Millen (Canada)

Tarah Millen is a raw vegan Youtuber currently living in Sweden. She has trained as a raw vegan chef and enjoys making recipes on her Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/40BelowFruity In general she is very passionate about raw foods and has written a recipe book with some of her favourite recipes. Over the past 7 years of eating only raw foods, Tarah has healed her body and enjoys sharing the benefits of living foods with others. Tarah will prepare dinner one evening at the festival.

The website link is: www.rawfoodlivin.com

Petr Cech

Petr Cech (Czech Republic)

Petr Cech is self-educated in Natural Hygiene and has been living on fruit for more than a decade. He is an absolute expert when it comes to fruit and vegetables and is the one who originally started the festival back in 2008. Petr has been cheffing for many occasions like Christmas parties and the early years of the Fresh Food Festival. He has also been the head chef at a raw food festival in Sweden and has developed some great recipes of his own. Petr will prepare dinner one evening at this years festival and share some of his delicious recipes.  www.fruitretreat.cz/en
 and http://fruit-powered.com/petr-cech

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