Asheville Greenworks, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, is a volunteer-based organization working to achienve a Clean and Green Asheville and Buncombe County through community organizing, educating and environmental stewardship. Asheville Greekworks is partnering with the Organicfest to “green” present a low-impact, green event. We are committed to working closely with all our partners to plan and implement a festival which will reflect green event best practices.
Providing exquisite quality organic herbs, spice, teas, essential oils, and other herbal miscellany. OTCO certified organic processor and distributor specializing in strictly organics, with a strong and committed emphasis on sustainable agriculture. Order online or request a free catalog. PO Box 50220, Eugene, OR 97405
98.1 the RIVER (WOXL-HD2) is all about the music, playing 30 years of tracks from established superstars like Dave Matthews Band, Van Morrison, Jackson Brown plus the best newer artists like Ray LaMontagne, Mumford and Sons, and the Raconteurs. The RIVER’s never-ending mission is to serve Asheville’s musically adventurous adults that live independently of the masses. For more information about 98.1 the RIVER, visit www.981theriver.com
Blue Ridge Pictures Images by Ray Mata
Photos. Video. Film for Advertising, Web, Movies, Life! Exciting film, video and photography by Ray Mata. Advertising and commercial photography, business imaging, personal branding, marketing with personal product and photo projects. Event photography, fashion shoots, models and actor portfolio management. Creative, unique and artistic work that you will be proud of. Fast delivery with outstanding results!
Your source for the finest organic foods, organic teas, cookware (Silit enamel cookware from Germany!), natural and vegetarian cookbooks, macrobiotic supplies, organic clothes, natural homecare, bodycare products, natural health books and music delivered to your door! Natural Lifestyle specialize in personal service for all your natural lifestyle needs offering catalog and online shopping.
The Organic Shopper is a organic shopping and lifestyle magazine featuring the latest in organic news, special events, articles on organic: shopping, cooking, living, home, health, fitness... Also includes actions that we can take with our wallet to promote and protect organics!
Silit is the finest natural cookware in the entire world! Cooking is simply a pleasure with Silit ceramic cookware from Germany. Made from a high-gloss, ultra-hard, nickel-free, anti-bacterial ceramic with a steel core. The perfect cookware for the natural cook and people with allergies.
The Imagine Center presents our eco-friendly, family fun filled Imagine Organic Kidz Area with nature, good bug and garden crafts made from recycled materials, music and entertainment for the whole family as well as kid-friendly organic refreshments and the popular “Bee” a Bug (or Garden Fairy) Parade at 1pm.
Bring the kids and join the “Bee” a Bug (or Garden Fairy) Organicfest Parade at 1pm. Come early to make Bee & Garden parade crafts!
Great Eastern Sun brings you locally made, traditionally crafted Miso Master Organic Miso along with other high quality affordable organic and natural Asian foods. Visit their booth at Organicfest, say hello, get recipe ideas, and sample some of their foods!
Earth Fare’s mission is to feed and inspire the healthy person inside us all. With stores in 9 states, Earth Fare offer everything from ready-to-go meal options, local organic fruits & vegetables, and full service meals, bakery and deli departments. What really sets them apart is what they don’t have: products with artificial colors or growth hormones in their animal foods or dairy. Visit their stores in Asheville! www.earthfare.com
Maintenance-free gutter system, windows and gutter system. Will have a sweepstakes giving away a free Gutter Guardian system
Asheville.com is a comprehensive guide to Asheville and the surrounding WNC area, providing information on lodging, activities, movies, local news, restaurants, attractions, and much, much more. Asheville.com receives monthly visits from over 100,000 distinct viewers, making it the top-ranked web site in Western North Carolina. 828.253.2880
Hendersonville.com is a comprehensive guide to Hendersonville and the surrounding WNC area, providing information on lodging, events, activities, movies, local news, restaurants, attractions, and much, much more. Asheville.com receives monthly visits from over 12,000 distinct viewers, making it the top-ranked web site in the Hendersonville area. 828.253.2880
A guide to Asheville, Biltmore, and the surrounding areas. Each month is filled with articles, advertisements, and features dedicated to supporting Asheville’s culture, commerce and community. In addition to each month’s feature sections, the Laurel of Ashevlle contains monthly Events Calendars, Restaurant Guides, Maps of Downtown Asheville and surrounding communities, Advertiser information at your fingertips. www.thelaurelofasheville.com
Organicfest Media Sponsors
The conscious community of Asheville, North Carolina since 1994. It is a part of New Frontier Magazine publishing for over 23 years! In 1995 New Frontier (who writers have included Deepak Chopra, Linda McCartney, Viktoras Kulvinskas, and others) decided to no longer support the killing of trees or polluting the planet by printing on paper, and decided to go 100% cyber.
Asheville’s Organic Newspaper with independent news, arts and events for Asheville and Western North Carolina with a mission to contribute to the health of our community by promoting an active, thoughtful citizenry that is committed to lifelong learning. We strive to do this by publishing fair, balanced and colorful journalism. We focus on local politics, civic issues and the area's vibrant arts and entertainment scene – reporting the news with a magazine flair.
IMPORTANT and EXCITING New Documentary by Asheville’s Jeremy Seifert
GMO OMG is a new film our awesome, Asheville director friend, Jeremy Seifert. The film explores the systematic corporate takeover and potential loss of humanity’s most precious and ancient inheritance: seeds! Jeremy investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted genetic alteration of food affects his young children, the health of our planet, and freedom of choice everywhere. GMO OMG follows one family’s struggle to live and eat without participating in an unhealthy, unjust and destructive food system. Has the global food system been irrevocably hijacked? Or can we take back our food, heal the planet, and live sustainably? The choice is ours, but we have to start now!
Cathy Woods is a long-time teacher (since 1991) and Life Skills Retreat Leader. The roots of her teaching are expressed through her own self-realization, insights and creativity, knowing that her teaching comes from the Divine Essence. Her principles of teachings are to assist the students in creating an overall healthy lifestyle, helping them to embark on their own inner journey to Peace, Joy, Wellness and Love.
Organic Granola, Energy Bars and Bites, and Nuts. Blissful satisfaction. Made by hand in small batches using organic whole grains, nuts, dried fruit and other wholesome ingredients. Packed with Blissful flavor, naturally!
Spiritex is at the forefront of honest clothing that is as good for the environment as it is for the people who wear it. They push the envelope of providing ethical fashion and locally made resources to provide the best and most sustainable clothing. They pioneered the eco-fashion movement since the dawn of organic cotton farming, and it is this heritage that has become the driving force behind each and every garment. Made in U.S.A. Spiritex Stores: 14 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 828.254.3375 123 N. Main Street, Greenville, SC. 864.640.8831 www.spiritex.net
Shecology is a local Weaverville-based company that sells and makes 100% natural soap nut based cleaning products. Mother’s Little Helper Laudry Pills; local sourced wool dryer balls; handcrafted goats milk & soap nut soaps and golden soap nuts with helpful instructions on how to make an easy transition to soap nuts for an all natural household cleaning experience! Blue Ridge Natural seal of approval.
Dawn Westmoreland helps you “break free.” She helps clients with weight management, smoking, self-confidence, overcoming fears, stress reduction, pain control, and well-being through hypnotherapy, reiki/energy healing, and horticulture therapy. Package deals are offered. Please inquire. Join her group on meetup.com: Mindful Matters and Nature at its Best
Sandra Denise Molina Angel Touch Healer and Messenger
Sandra Denise Molina is passionate about helping people heal physical, emotional, and spiritual concerns by using her intuitive gifts of guidance, healing touch, and prayer. She is guiding and empowering individuals through healings and readings with the purest intention and love. She is motivated by her deep connection with the love and light within.
Lara Diaz, Lic. Ac., Dipl.O.M. provides gentle and effective acupuncture for all ages. She also provides herbal consultations, qi gong instruction, tui na, and dietary therapy tailored to each patient and their individual needs. “I help you to listen and access your body’s own remarkable healing ~ naturally.”
Experience the miracle of Salt Therapy. Asheville’s Salt Cave and Salt Spa is a special place for rest and healing. The salt cave’s enriched microclimate allows the body and mind to gain relaxation, rehabilitation and balance. All five senses are engaged in the healing power of nature. Jewelry by Carl Coleman from Crystal King Design
Jen Aly designs jewelry that enhances your own style, with elegance and flair. She combines semi-precious gemstones for their beauty, healing properties, and hammers and wire-wraps metal to create modern pieces with classic lines. Some metals are recycled and/or recyclable, and some beads have been repurposed.
Heart Song Signs are hand painted, one-of-a-kind inspirational signs made from recycled wood scraps (her price tags are made from cereal boxes and hemp!) Delightful sayings and quotes that are sure to make your heart sing ~ “To plant a garden is to believe in the future,” “Gardening is a work of heart,” “Locavores like it fresh,”“Trespassers will be composted.”
American Baby Box provides comfortable and non-toxic organic clothing for babies and toddlers. Like us on Facebook for organic living suggestions and tips at www.facebook.com/AmericanBabyBox
Selina Naturally® offers a wide range of resources for optimal wellbeing and is the trusted source for organic, gluten-free, raw and vegan foods. They specialize in selling all natural goods, gourmet products, vitamins and herbs. Earth friendly bath and beauty products, recipes, books and media.
Love from the forest to you... Just as a tree has roots, a strong flexible trunk and its branches and leaves reach for the sky. Silvan Song essences provide an energetic conduit for personal and spiritual growth while grounding and stabilizing us to our earth mother.
Asheville Pay It Forward Network was formed with a vision to create a better world where people are more aware of their connectedness to each other, grateful for what they receive, and in turn pay it forward. Meet some of the healing practitioners from the Asheville Pay It Forward Network who offer treatments on a pay it forward basis and learn more about their pay it forward services.
At Downtown Chiropractic, we embrace the idea of Health, Here, Now with a simple approach to Health. First, they improve the health of your nervous system through precise & gentle chiropractic adjustments. Then they offer you a glass of freshly squeezed juice from nutrient rich fruits and vegetables. These two actions give powerful and immediate results to generate momentum in the direction of true and lasting health.
Farm Dog Naturals creates effective herbal dog products that are environmentally sound, sustainable and that enhance the quality of life for canines and their people. Visit our booth at the Organicfest!
Local Food, Strong Farms & Healthy Communities! ASAP helps create and expand local food markets that will preserve our agriculture heritage, give everyone access to fresh, healthy food while supporting our local farmers. ASAP publishes the Local Food Guide, Local Guide for Kids, and produce ASAP’s Farm Tour. Tickets will be available at their booth along with a special raffle. See you there!
Coconut Organics was founded in 2010 when two coconut fanatics came together to figure out how to share the power of the coconut with the world. Today, they are The Coconut CompanyTM an organic company singularly devoted to the amazing Coconut. CocoBacon® is a highly delicious and nutritious snack food. Toasted, never fried! Satisfy your savory-sweet cravings with this healthy, vegan, organic, gluten-free gourmet treat. Naturally full of healthy fat and fiber, eat it as a snack or sprinkle on your favorite foods. Big YUM!
Beth Huntzinger, LMBT #10819 excels in Swedish massage mixed with Reiki Energy Healing at $40 hour. Also offers a relaxing Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal and couples massage at her downtown office. She will be offering chair massages and Reiki at Organicfest.
Full Circle Farm Sanctuary provides a loving lifetime home to individual farmed animals who otherwise would face horrific suffering and violent deaths. We also work to educate the public as to the innate beauty, dignity and worth of each and every individual rescued animal. www.Facebook.com/FullCircleFarmSanctuary
ENVI BLOCKS THE FRIENDLY FIREWOOD Resource-efficient firelogs made with 100% renewable resources, instead of petroleum, are now available for a ‘carbon-neutral’ fire. Firelogs produce approximately 70% less toxic air pollution than firewood. They produce significantly less carbon monoxide and creosote as compared to firewood.
Living Web Farms is dedicated to teaching people how to grow food organically through hands-on-learning at our educational farm. We share cutting-edge sustainable agriculture technologies and the wisdom of seasoned experts. Share this resource as we grow the Living Web Farms family; one class, one person and one garden/farm at a time. Our classes at the farm are viewable free in HD video at our website.
All hand crafter, one of a kind jewelry centered around actual reclaimed, antique buttons from 1820-1950, refurbished and recreated as laveliers, necklaces, anklets, brooches and bracelets. Each piece also comes with a brief researched written history.
Natureplay is a nature experience preschool where children interact in and with nature everyday. Activities feature play based learning experiences. The Natureplay campus is nestled in nature with a stream, a forest, and an abundance of plants and animals.
The 7th Generation School is a supplementary program to support the holistic and eco-centered development and lifestyle of the new breed of youth as well as adults. They provide a variety of courses, workshops, and retreats for children and adults. They incorporate indigenous teachings, sustainable living practices, holistic health, wilderness connection, and many modern therapeutic and educational methods. These courses and workshops make perfect supplement to a standard or homeschool educational program, providing youth with the holistic aspects they might be missing out on the simple academic curriculums. This program was created to empower and connect the youth of these times so that they may understand and fulfill their purpose.
Teaching your family to EAT WELL and avoid pre-packaged, fake foods has never been easier! Yummy Tummy Rainbow Garden by Karen Leonetti is a refreshing addition to any child’s library. In the back of this “Fresh Food” storybook are four child-approved dairy free, gluten free and sugar free recipes. A “Notes and Hints” page provides parents with easy information to help children of all ages to EAT WELL. Picky or finicky eaters will learn to enjoy eating fresly grown foods from these pages written by a preschool teacher of 20 years and Fresh Food Expert.
Author, Karen Leonetti will be sharing her Yummy Tummy Rainbow Garden in the children’s area at the Organicfest!
Animal advocacy in support of Goat Mountain ranch animal sanctuary.
Founded in January of 2005, The Asheville Vegetarians (now the Asheville Vegan Society) exists to promote and support veganism. To that end we host potlucks, have monthly restaurant outings, table events, distribute educational materials, etc. We offer a VEGDISCOUNT card for a small price. This card enables holders to get great discounts around town. If interested email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost for a year is $20 for students/seniors and $25 for non students/non seniors.
Add your company here... Join the Organicfest celebration!
Yes, we have a few booth spaces available at the Organicfest celebration for your company or service. Click here to review and complete application or contact Debi Athos, debi(at)organicfest.org. 828.2337.6114 Organicfest Vendor Information HERE >