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Blue Ridge Sprouts Food Festival
November 6 @ 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
A Festival for “Foodies” and the Whole Family!
Love locally sourced food and want to learn more about the “real food” movement? Be sure to put Blue Ridge Sprouts on your culinary calendar!
More than just a food festival, Blue Ridge Sprouts embraces the power of food to enrich a community. Come out and celebrate Shenandoah agriculture heritage, “real food” and a celebration of our robust lifestyle! Enjoy great “Real Food” from Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs, local food artisans, and West Oaks Farm Market Cafe.
Making an Apple Pie: Pick your own ingredients in the orchard, visit a dairy making your butter, go to a miller for the flour and have our chefs help you make your own pie! Presented by Twin Ridge Orchards and our Taste of Blue Ridge Chefs
Eat your Vegetables – and Win: Watch 3 chefs pair up with 3 guests to compete for the best Vegetarian dish. Presented by Hillbrook Inn & Spa
Heritage Games: Compete in the egg and jello races – or try out for the best pig caller!
Here are just a few of the fun activities you’ll find at exhibitors booths:
Nutritional Scavenger Hunt – Chick-fil-A
Make a Fairy Garden Terrarium – Massanutten Resort
Plant a Take Home Microgreens Garden – A Farm Less Ordinary
Cider Press – Mackintosh Fruit Farm
Demonstrations and Workshops
Kniving Knowledge: Learn the right way to use the most important tool in the kitchen.
Edible Landscaping: Incorporate delicious edibles into your backyard.
Butcher for a Day: Get with a beef producer and Bar-B-Q competitor Jared Burner and learn how to grill the perfect cut.
Container & Raised Bed Gardening: Sustainability Matters’ favorite English gardener Paula Brownlee shows the basics of growing your own food in small spaces.
$20 Donation per Adult / Children up to 15 FREE
Proceeds to benefit Virginia FFA, Sustainability Matters & A Farm Less Ordinary