Celebrating Everything Organic, Green, Sustainable, Healthy & FUN!
SUNDAY August 27, 2017
10 am ~ 6 pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Debi Athos
What: Organicfest 2017
celebrating everything organic and green!
When: Sunday, August 27
Time: 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
Where: Pack Square Park, downtown Asheville, NC
Why: Celebrate and promote the goodness of organics!
Organics is more than food ... it's a healthy lifestyle!
Everyone is invited to attend the 16th Organicfest celebration on Sunday, August 27, 2017 for a festive day filled with live music by local entertainers such as Kendra Warren, Sheri Lynn and Friends, Jimmy Landry, Greenway and many more. Organicfest guests can enjoy tasty organic eats from the Organicfest Cafe, vegan comfort foods by Eden-Out, The Hop Ice Cream Cafe's yummy organic vegan ice cream, MacDaddy's cold and refreshing organic lemonade with a~ don't want to miss authentic, handmade organic "real deal" Blunt Bavarian pretzels!
The Organicfest Marketplace features an array of organic offerings such as Mountain Momma Organics and Planet Kitchen's Fire Tonic "Fixer Elixer", organic superfoods by HealthForce, organic handmade essential oils by A&O Organics, nutritional supplements by Mountain Well-Being, and super cool designed organic cotton and recycled t-shirts by Mount Inspiration Apparel and more!
We'll also have Natural Health and Wellness Practitioners including one of our Organicfest sponsors, Dr. Deborah Anders who offers mercury free dentistry and Dr. Greenspan, a local chiropractor with GreenHands Healing Center who will be doing free spinal screenings and sharing other info on healthy living.
Organicfest Greenstreet features eco-friendly, sustainable products and companies like Clever Raven creative lighting and home decor made from repurposed materials and eco-friendly clothing, soaps, skincare, toys and other green goods by Green Mother Goods.
Arts and crafts fans will love the Organicfest Natural Arts & Crafts Show featuring unique handmade art made from natural and recycled materials by local artists such as Cache Bags by Daniele O Designs, handcrafted, custom-made goods for conscientious pet lovers by Devoted Human and custom jewelry made with upcycled beads vintage jewelry and other repurposed materials by Janelle Jewelry.
Each year, donations from local and national businesses are gathered for the popular Organicfest drawings with lucky winners taking home fabulous organic gifts, goodies and gift certificates throughout the day.
This family event includes lots of fun and eco-friendly activities for children, including special entertainment on the Imagine OrganicKidz stage. And you won’t want to miss the Organicfest “Bee Organic!” Parade where kids (and their parents) are invited to come dressed as their favorite good bug (honeybee, ladybug, butterfly or garden fairy!) and parade throughout the park in a joyous celebration of the bounty of the organic garden and the importance of pollinators.
Organicfest is presented by a local, all-volunteer non-profit group in partnership with Asheville Greenworks to present a low impact, green event. The greening of Organicfest will include recycling and composting. Sponsors include: Organic Matters Media, Natural Lifestyle, West Village Market, SilitCookware.com, 880 AM The Revolution, The Laurel of Asheville, 98.1 The River, Great Life Global, Dig Local, The Block Off Biltmore and other local and national businesses and services.
Join the celebration of everything organic, green, good, health and fun at the Organicfest 2017. For more information visit: www.organicfest.org
ORGANICFEST PRESENTING SPONSORS
The Organicfest would not happen without the
amazing support of our sponsors and supporters!
• Asheville Greenwork
• Organic Matters Media
• Natural Lifestyle Market
• Deborah Anders, DDS, PA Adult & Family Dentistry
• Great Life Global
• West Village Market
• The Block Off Biltmore
• MacDaddy's Organic Lemonade
ORGANICFEST MEDIA SPONSORS
Advertising is very expensive. As a non-profit event
we're super grateful to our media sponsors who help
get the word out about this special festival!
• The Laurel of Asheville
• Organic Shopper
• Dig Asheville
• 880 am The Revolution
• Food Life Magazine
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