A bounty of local food events this weekend!

This coming weekend, August 21 – 23 has so much to offer local food, music and local heritage enthusiasts, we wanted to share.  Something for everyone:

HollerFest  (August 21-23) is a music festival in Brooklyn, MI. The event takes place at Frog Holler, an organic vegetable farm owned and operated by the King family for more than 40 years. The goal of Holler Fest is to form sustainable relationships between artists and communities.  The organic farmers of Frog Holler work to create the best conditions for plants to reach their optimum health. Applying this philosophy to Holler Fest, they try to create optimum conditions for arts, culture and community to thrive.  Camp at the farm all weekend, or just stop by for an afternoon of music, food and fun!

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival (August 21-23) is a FREE community festival featuring arts & crafts, Michigan craft beer, live music, family activities and entertainment, historical presentations and demonstrations, and more.  Come to Riverside Park and the surrounding areas to enjoy the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival!

Live Love Local (Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 12 – 3 PM, Eastern Market, Shed 5, Detroit, MI.)  Local food, local beer and wine, local fun! Come to Detroit’s Eastern Market to celebrate all things Detroit. Tickets include entry, tastings from more than 25 chef stations preparing creations from local food, two drink tickets, and local entertainment.

Chefs in the Garden on (Sunday, August 23, 5-8 pm, Growing Hope Center,  Ypsilanti ) is one of a series of fundraising dinners amidst Growing Hope’s blossoming urban farm in the heart of Ypsilanti. Enjoy an artisan-prepared meal by Chefs Phillis Engelbert and Joel Panozzo of , delicious drinks, and show-stopping desserts, all in Growing Hope’s relaxing outdoor setting.  Support Growing Hope’s work to help everyone in our community grow and access healthy food, and enjoy a great local, vegan meal yourself.

Holler Fest food HollerFest at night

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