The Engine 2 Team works year round to prepare for the annual Camp Plant-Stock celebration and looks forward to welcoming folks from around the globe August 9th-11th, 2019.  Hosted by Rip Esselstyn and held at the historic Blue Ridge Assembly Retreat in Black Mountain, North Carolina, we’ve packed a robust itinerary into this summer soiree.  With the brightest luminaries in the plant-based movement, Camp Plant-Stock is designed to make you feel enlightened, inspired, hopeful, and refreshed. You’re invited to attend this special weekend with the tribe and meet new friends, discuss the latest science, and savor amazing plant-strong meals.  Plus, there’s kickball.  Not to be missed!

Aerial view of Blue Ridge Assembly.









The 2019 Camp Plant-Stock lineup includes:

The Emmy Award-winning, NY Times best-selling, triple Guinness World Record holding Happiness Expert, Dan Buettner, will be joining us at the 8th Annual Camp Plant-Stock. Kicking off the weekend with “The Blue Zones – Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest”, Dan will share his deep expertise on the communities where people thrive decades longer than most.






Paul De Gelder, the host of Discover Channel’s Shark Week, author of No Time For Fear, Army Airborne – Navy Bomb Disposal Diver – Shark Attack Survivor. You won’t want to miss his incredible and inspirational story. (and hint!  He’s plant-based!)







John Mackey, the CEO of Whole Food Market stores, one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time, and a huge advocate of a whole food, plant based diet will share his hope for the near future and how we can all do our part.





The dynamic husband and wife physician team, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai—authors of The Alzheimer’s Solution, will discuss how we can Thrive in our 80s, 90s and Beyond.  






Plus, the whole Esselstyn clan and 14 other amazing speakers. Click here to see the complete speaker line-up for Camp Plant-Stock 2019. Join the tribe August 9th – 11th and we’ll save you a seat! Hammocks are optional.