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Homegrown Happening 2018

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Illustrated logo and words on blue background: Save the date! Honest Weight's 3rd annual Homegrown Happening, Saturday October 20th, 12-4pm at 100 Watervliet Ave in Albany.Lotta Food, Lotta Fun, Lotta Local slogan with images from 2016 Homegrown Happening

Homegrown fun for the whole family, with live bands, delicious food, an outdoor marketplace, cooking demos, and great raffles and prizes! Plus, not-to-miss doorbuster deals on the best in local and organic all day long! 

Games, Education, Food, and
Kids' Activities, plus...

An outdoor marketplace featuring:

Rad Soap, Albany, NY
Earthly Remedies By Erin, Richmondville, NY
Aqua ViTea Kombucha, Middlebury, VT
Electric City Roasters, Schenectady, NY
Hop2o Soda, Lebanon Springs, NY
Bilinski Sausage Co, Cohoes, NY
Naga Bakery, VT
Nightshade Farm, Medusa, NY
Bard Farms, Niskayuna, NY
Nine Pin Cider, Albany, NY
HealthForce SuperFoods 
Rulison Honey Farms, Amsterdam, NY
Bella Bounty Biscotti, Troy, NY
Wellington's Herbs and Spices, Schoharie, NY

Sampling and demos with:

Eat Me Ice Cream, Rochester, NY
Blue Moon Sorbet, VT
Happy Pits Deodorant by Woods and Whimsy, Troy, NY
Larry's All Natural Hot Sauces, Slingerlands, NY
Our Daily Eats, Albany, NY
Capital City Coffee Roasters, Gloversville, NY
Vegan Rob's, Sea Cliff, NY
Brown's Brewing Company, Troy, NY
Gatherer's Granola, Schenectady, NY
JACüTERIE, Ancramdale, NY
One:29 Life by Chocolate, Salem, NY
Artesano Mead, VT
Dr. Schnuffie's Wellness Formulas, Great Barrington, MA
Vitality Works
Natural Factors

Class Schedule:

12-12:50 Secret Ingredient Smoothies for Kids
Calling all young kitchen enthusiasts! Raya Ioffe will lead kids of all ages in making two yummy shakes--try a sample and see if you can guess the secret Super Food ingredients!
1-1:50 Do the Research! D.I.Y. Coffee Body Scrub
Using Capital City Roasters Research Blend (proceeds to benefit breast cancer research), members of Honest Weight's Wellness team will show you how to create a simple body scrub (that smells AMAZING!) with ingredients from our Bulk Department. Take home a sample and enter to win a gift bag of all the ingredients to make it yourself!
2-2:50 Fermentation Fundamentals!
Adam from Yesfolk Tonics will be on hand to sample their delicious Kombucha and lead an informative discussion about the benefits of fermented foods and the importance of probiotics for health.
3-3:45 No-Bake CBD Cookie Dough Bites
Learn how to make simple, no-bake treats with our Wellness team using Green Earth Medicinals CDB oil. Ask all your CBD questions and enter to win a gift bag with all the ingredients to make them yourself!​

Raffles and Prizes

Enter our free raffles for a chance to win prizes including:

Live music from:

Comhaltas 11:00am, Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann is a worldwide organization dedicated to preserving the traditional music, language, songs and stories of Ireland. Musicians in the Comhaltas band are members of the local Sean O'Riada branch. Instruments include flute, fiddle, accordion, whistle and bodhran.
Roben/Kosek Jazz & Blues 12:00pm, Songs from the American song book, jazz standards, blues, Latin, popular and French cafe selections from the '20s to the '60s.
Hillbilly Boxcar 1:00pm, A three-piece playing a variety of jazz standards, blues, folk, classic rock, and originals.
Pearl 2:00pm, Foodie folk music performed by an acoustic trio.
Loosely Wound String Band 3:00pm, The Loosely Wound String Band plays foot stomping old time string band music. The tunes have roots in dance music from the southern mountains and the Midwest, influenced by melodies from the British Isles and rhythms of the banjo, an instrument with roots in Africa.
Albany Women's Drum Circle 4:00pm, drum circle

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