The 6th Annual Plant-Stock Schedule

The 6th Annual Plant-Stock Schedule

August 19-20, 2017

Event Schedule

Friday Night

August, 18, 2017

  • 6:00-7:00 PM

    Registration Opens

  • 7:00-8:30PM

    Welcome / Ice Cream Social

    Rip Esselstyn

    New to Plant-Stock! An evening kick-off to the weekend designed to encourage networking while enjoying a sweet treat (banana ice cream) and connecting with like-minded people. Welcome message and a little farm history from Rip Esselstyn followed by live music under the stars.

Day 1: Saturday

August 19, 2017

  • 6:30 AM

    Group Run or Morning Yoga (optional)

    Adam Sud, Josh LaJaunie, Tim Kaufman

    Bring your running shoes or yoga mat and plan to come early for an all paces run or all levels yoga practice at the farm.

  • 7:30-8:30 AM

    Registration Opens / Breakfast

  • 8:30-9:00 AM

    Strong Food vs. Weak Food

    Rip Esselstyn

    The “A-ha” moment that made Fire Station 2 in Austin, Texas (the barbeque capital of the south) a plant-strong fire house. The amazing story of saving lives and changing the norm of what foods men live on is the heart of Rip’s amazing story-–and the inspiration for The Engine 2 Diet.

  • 9:00-10:00 AM

    Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease

    Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr.

    The leading cause of death, above all cancers combined, is heart disease.  But you would be hard pressed to find a cardiologist who prescribes food over a pill or a surgical procedure.  Meet the 47-year veteran surgeon of the Cleveland Clinic who will show you otherwise. You can prevent and reverse America’s most deadly disease, by changing the way you shop at the supermarket.

  • 10:00 AM

    Snack Break

  • 10:15-11:05 AM

    From Doctor to MS Patient... And Back

    Dr. Saray Stancic

  • 11:05 AM


  • 11:15-12:15 PM

    The Cheese Trap

    Dr. Neal Barnard

  • 12:15-1:15 PM


  • 12:45-1:15 PM

    Walk to Tank Hill

    Jane Esselstyn

  • 1:15-1:45 PM

    The Big Change

    Milan Ross

  • 1:45-2:45 PM

    Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, & Wear Cows

    Dr. Melanie Joy

  • 2:45 PM


  • 2:55-3:05 PM

    Discover Your Hidden Potential for Health, Beauty, Vitality, & Longevity

    John Mackey

  • 3:05 PM

    Snack Break

  • 3:25-3:55 PM

    Future of Food

    Alexis Fox

  • 4:00-4:30 PM

    A Fat Guy Who Ate Some Apples

    Tim Kaufman

  • 4:30-5:30 PM

    Q & A Panel

  • 5:30-7:00 PM

    Dinner Under the Stars

  • 7:00-8:30 PM

    What the Health Documentary Viewing

    Kip Andersen

Day 2: Sunday

August 20, 2017

  • 6:30 AM

    Group Run or Morning Yoga (optional)

  • 7:00-8:30 AM

    Plant-Strong Breakfast

  • 8:30-9:30 PM

    How Not to Die

    Dr. Michael Greger

    Michael Greger, MD, the physician, author, and internationally recognized (and hilarious) plant-based speaker will discuss his new book, How Not to Die. Dr. Greger is the lighthouse for physicians and the general public--offering clear, concise, and refreshingly objective explanations on emerging nutrition research. He is the man behind the wildly popular website

  • 9:45-10:45 AM

    From the Farm Table: A Lifetime of Plant-Strong Living

    Ann Esselstyn & Jane Esselstyn, RN

  • 10:45 AM

    Snack Break

  • 11:00-11:50 AM

    Immunonutrition: The Interrelatedness of Diet, Nutrition, the Immune System, the Microbiome, Telomeres, and Longevity

    Dr. Irminne Van Dyken

  • 11:50 AM


  • 12:00-12:30 PM

    Josh LaJaunie

    Losing 200 Pounds and Gaining the World

  • 12:30-1:30 PM


  • 1:00-1:30 PM

    Walk to Tank Hill

  • 1:30-2:15 PM

    Plant-Based Nutrition: Above & Below the Belt

    Jane Esselstyn, RN

  • 2:15 PM


  • 2:30-3:30 PM

    Game Changers

    James Wilks & Joseph Pace

    Mixed martial arts champion and filmmaker James Wilks will discuss his upcoming film The Game Changers (executive producers James Cameron & Rip Esselstyn), which examines men and the world's most dangerous myth. Directed by Louis Psihoyos (who directed the Academy Award-winning film The Cove), this project will introduce the world to elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons, and everyday heroes—each on a mission to create a seismic shift in the way we eat and live.

  • 3:30 PM

    Snack Break

  • 3:45-4:15 PM

    My Journey

    Adam Sud

  • 4:15-4:30 PM


  • 4:30-5:30 PM

    Q & A Panel


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