Sunday, May 6, 2018

First-Ever Pottstown Eco/Vegan Fest Set for May 12

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by the organizers of EcoFest.
Three out of every four Americans are looking to help the environment as they go about their daily lives, according to a 2016 Pew survey. 

They'll get a chance to learn how on May 12 at Pottstown's first EcoFest where the focus will be on lifestyle changes that have the biggest impact. 

The Pottstown EcoFest will be held from noon to 4 p.m., at Smith Family Plaza Park, 100 E. High Street, Pottstown.

Everyone of all ages and outlooks can enjoy shmoozing with chickens and baby goats, test driving an electric scooter, posing with an adoptable dog at the world’s premier BFF kissing booth, plus:
  • Dance to live music by Julia Othmer, Caitlin Jaene and Rick Denzien 
  • Hear a talk by Christina Pirello, cancer survivor turned Emmy-award- winning chef and host of Christina Cooks 
  • Get nutrition advice from Angel Santos, body-builder and organic farmer 
  • Enjoy delicious earth-friendly entrees, desserts, and smoothies from nine local businesses. 
  • Shop for Mother’s Day (locally-made chocolate, organic flowers, native plants, and more) 
  • Make Mom a gift with with Pottstown Art Center’s kids activities 
  • Choose from a variety of free saplings courtesy of Bartlett Tree Service 
  • Get faces painted for free by Kiwanis Club 
  • Earn a cookie from Crust Bakery by watching a video 
  • Create a menu of favorite foods from 90 vegan options at the Vegan Challenge 
  • Bring pets to a Blessing of the Animals 
The first 250 people to arrive at the EcoFest will receive a free tote bag with environmentally-friendly product and food samples. 

Local businesses and nonprofits will showcase food, products, services, and practices that protect people, animals and the planet. And vendors will set an example of green shopping by selling products made from eco-friendly materials, by using sustainable packaging, and by minimizing, recycling and composting trash. 

Rescue groups will also be there to find loving homes for animals.

Prospective vendors and non-profits can register at For more information or to volunteer, call: 267-647-4961 or email

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