Presented by: Liz Gary – Former VegFund grantee and Founder of New Options Food Group
Introduction: Leah Gage, VegFund
Join Liz Gary, founder of the New Options Food Group, San Diego, as she shares her experience to help others learn how to find or create new career opportunities as plant-based foods professionals. Explore the growing career opportunities available promoting healthy change in food service, business, and education, and turn your passion into a career that provides the great satisfaction of knowing you are filling a need and helping to make the world a better place.
An early grantee of VegFund, Liz Gary started channeling her passion for vegan food into activism using VegFund grants to host free vegan cooking classes, food documentary film screenings, and food samplings at community events. Today, she’s transformed her activism into a successful career as a vegan foods sales rep, a plant-based foods educator, and a vegan business development expert in the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. food-service economy.