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Raspberry Festival is coming August 10th 2019 to Mayfield and Fulton

Raspberry Festival is coming August 10th 2019 to Mayfield and Fulton

THE RASPBERRY FESTIVAL IS COMING AUGUST 10th
The Raspberry Festival, presented by the Mayfield Community Garden, is scheduled for Saturday, August 10th. The Mayfield Garden (Garden). located at the corner of Fulton and Mayfield, serves the community by providing planting beds for use by residents to grow their own organic foods. Neighbors are invited to pick raspberries from the bushes grown in the garden. The Garden supports gardeners with instructions and also grows food items for donation to a local food pantry.
The Raspberry Festival activity lineup is guaranteed to be fun for the whole family while providing information and tools for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The day begins at 9:00am with raspberry harvest, replanting of some garden beds and general maintenance activities. Refreshments and other programming begin at noon and end at 3:00pm.
Highlights of the scheduled program include:
 Raspberry sculpture commissioned for the festival
 Raspberry smoothies created by a bicycle-powered blender
 Mindful Movements by Melinda
 Tours of the Garden fruit orchard
 Pet goats
 ASM Drummers
 Raspberry piñata
 Face painting
 Chalk art
 Refreshments
Resource providers include:
 Mrs. International Illinois 2019 presentation on vegan lifestyle benefits
 ACT Food Cooperative information
 Chicago Bike Ambassadors bike safety program
 Little Free Library, free books
For More Information: sreid@chicaac.org or kramerog@gmail.com
SEE YOU AND THE FAMILY THERE !!

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