Date/dates: 01/10/2016
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Grow Your Own Festival

Hands On and Dig In!
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 – 10am – 4pm
Vegas Roots Community Garden
715 N. Tonopah Drive, Las Vegas NV, 89106
Just N. of I-95 & Rancho off of Bonanza Rd.
Free Admission – Suggested $5.00 Donation

The How to Grow fresh, organic produce of your own festival –
Hands On and Dig In!

JOIN Garden Farms, Wonder Soil, El Dorado Cantina, Organic Twist Catering, Chloe’s Fairy Cottage, Virgin Cheese – Organic Vegan Artisan,School of Rock Las Vegas West, Nevada ENERGY STAR Partners Green Alliance, GREENFest Las Vegas and Vegas Roots Community Garden in an epic garden adventure:

* Garden Clubs Show & Tell *
* Workshops & Garden Art *
* Chef Stations/Food Demos *
* Music & Documentary Films *
* Make & Take Station *
*The Reset Project – Kid’s Edition *
* Festival Face Painting by Lindelle Kamanu *
*** Scavenger Scarecrow CONTEST! ***

GARDENING WORKSHOPS throughout the day will get you hands on and digging in –
How to Garden in Vegas: 11:15am, 12:30PM, at the Workshop Shed (Enrique Garcia, Garden Farms)
Outside the Box: Container Gardening Basics: 10:30am, 12:15pm, at the Worm Station (Chris Gervasi, Desert Urban Homesteading)
Balance in Life’s Garden: Work, Home, Health:11:15am, 2:15pm at the Permaculture Garden in NW Plots (Chef Stacey Tamah Dougan, Simply Pure)
Composting 101: 11:15am, 2:15pm at the Worm Station, (Bryan Vellinga, Garden Farms)
Designing an Edible Garden Landscape: 11:15am, 1:00pm, 2:15pm at the Grape Arbor (Pete Duncombe, Trident Landscaping)
Growing Tomatoes in the Desert:12:15pm, 2:15pm at the North Bench (Leslie Doyle, The Tomato Lady)
Tower Gardens 101: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm at the Tower Garden booth in Vendor Village (Brittany Henderson, Tower Gardens by Juice Plus)
Seed Libraries: 1:15pm, 3:15pm at the Permaculture Garden by Great Basin Permaculture (Sarah Wagstaff, Garden Farms)
Growing a Fruit Orchard in Las Vegas:11:45am, 1:15pm at the South Orchard (Bryan Vellinga, Garden Farms)

How Do I Get a Garden at my School?10:30am, 12:15pm, 1:45pm at the Grape Arbor (Green Our Planet)
Lunch Box Love: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3:30pm at the Garden Farmacy (Sari Dennis, My Wellness Counts & Lisa Cheplak, The Healthy Family)
Gardens in a Glass: Shane Stuart, Celebrated Rawmixologist of Panacea: 12:45pm Mainstage
Peace Begins On Your Plate – The Dish On Why Plant-based Eating is on the Rise: 1:30pm Mainstage
Quigong & Tai Chi 101: 10:30am & 12;15pm at the Permaculture Garden (Sifu JC, Naturally Organic Healing Center)

Garden Clubs of Clark County Schools Show & Tell, 10:00am-4:00pm in Vendor Village
Scavenger Scarecrow Contest in the Garden Gallery. Don’t forget to Vote!
Lil Roots Show & Tell: 10:30am, 12:15pm, 2:15pm at Star Planter in Chuck Wagon
Project Angel Faces’ Make & Take Station: Seed harvesting, starts & vegetable dyes, in Vendor Village
How Do I Get a Garden at my School? 10:30am, 12:15pm, 3:15pm at the Grape Arbor (Green Our Planet)
The Non-GMO Kitchen: 10:30am, 2:15pm, at the Workshop Shed (Nick Brannigan & Veganic Girl)
The Rest Project: Inspiration Station: 11:00am, 12pm, 1:00pm at the Playground near Festival Entrance
Festival Face Painting: by Lindelle Kumanu & Lokahi Skin & Body Services – in Vendor Village
Wee Souls: Nurturing the Inner Yogi of Toddlers & Tots, Permaculture Garden

The Home Grown Main Stage Schedule:
Santiago LaRochelle – 10:00am
Fifteen-year-old Santiago combines early rock, blues and folk, displaying diverse musical styles.
Vera Anderson – 10:45am
Musician, songwriter and activist, Vera shares her music to unify us through life, love and opening our minds.
Santiago LaRochelle –11:15am
DJ Green Lion – 12:00N
Celebrate Life & Golden Moments
Angelica – 12:15pm
16 year old Angelica shares her soulful a cappella style that has been a highlight of numerous Oscar After parties
Shane Stuart, Rawmixologist – 12:30pm
Celebrated Rawmixologist demonstrates next level juices and smoothies
Peace Begins On Your Plate – 1:00pm
The Dish on Why Plant-Based Eating is on the Rise – A 25 minute Community Conversation featuring 5 speakers with 5 vital minutes
DJ Green Lion – 2:00pm
City Folk – 3:15pm
Goodhearted and raw-talented musicianship – with Brian Buss Havens on guitar and lead vocals, Caleb Asher on bass, Monica Sterling on keys and Reanna Marie on percussion.

Booth Fees:
Non Profits – $50
Small Business – $75
Food Vendors – $100 (Sales, Organic, GMO-free, no sodas, Styrofoam, use Green Event guidelines)
Corporate- $200 (Like minded businesses)
ONLINE APPLICATION for Vendors & Community Partners!

Proceeds from the festival go towards garden classroom support and educational funding for Green Our Planet, Create A Change Now, Vegas Roots Community Garden and Grassroots Education Forum

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715 N Tonopah - Las Vegas
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