Release: A New Festival is Brewing in Fort Wayne – Veg’n Brew Fest
Jul24

Release: A New Festival is Brewing in Fort Wayne – Veg’n Brew Fest

A New Festival is Brewing in Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN, July 24, 2018 – Many people are aware of the health benefits that can result from eating a plant-based diet including the reduction of numerous health conditions including diabetes, obesity, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and heart disease. It also eliminates the suffering of animals in our food system and creates a healthier environment. And, across the globe, everyone from celebrities to health professionals, and chefs are adopting a plant-based lifestyle to take advantage of these benefits. Here in Fort Wayne we’ve seen an explosion in the vegan movement as well with a number of grocery stores and restaurants now offering plant-based options including Loving Cafe, 800 Degrees Three Fires, D-lightfuls, Mitchell’s Sports Bar, Young Urban Homesteaders, Pembroke Bakery & Cafe, West Central Microcreamery, Hop River Brewing Company, and many more including two new restaurants opening soon – Bird & Clever and Taste of Lakeside. Now, a new festival, the Fort Wayne Veg’n Brew Fest, will give attendees the opportunity to explore a plant-based lifestyle and its many benefits. The Fort Wayne Veg’n Brew Fest is a free festival open to all ages and will be held October 6, 2018 at Headwaters Park from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. with a special VIP hour from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. This one-day event will feature local and regional restaurants offering vegan fares, vendors, rescue groups, a plant-based cooking demonstration, and speakers on zero-waste living. Mitchell’s Sports Bar will also be on hand serving alcohol and local breweries will be serving up their suds to the beat of some of Fort Wayne’s finest musicians. Kids are also welcome, as we’ll have fun activities for them as well, even yoga classes for fitness-minded friends. “We’re very excited to bring the Fort Wayne Veg’n Brew Fest to our community and there’s no better time than right now,” says Heather Dahman, chairman of Fort Wayne’s newest festival and founder of the Fort Wayne Vegans & Vegetarians Group. In recent years, Fort Wayne has experienced a rise in interest in health, animal welfare, and the environment. We’ve also seen a growing movement both locally and nationwide to reduce the use of plastic straws. While ditching plastic straws helps our planet, adopting a plant-based diet is one of the most powerful choices we can make to aid the Earth as animal agriculture is the single largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. We are excited to invite the public to learn how a plant-based lifestyle can reduce their impact on the environment as well as improve their health and reduce animal suffering.” Festival-goers will have the opportunity to:...

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2017 Middle Waves Music Festival Lineup
Jun26

2017 Middle Waves Music Festival Lineup

Wunderkammer Company was packed in anticipation for the release of the Middle Waves Music Festival lineup for 2017. Ten local music acts will be joining national headliner MGMT and eleven other national acts at the two-day festival of “music, arts, culture and community” on Friday-Saturday, September 15-16 at Headwaters Park. Here is the complete lineup, as of September 13. St. Marys Main Stage (presented by Parkview Health) HEADLINER: MGMT The Lemon Twigs – from Long Island, New York Rosalind & The WayThao & The Get Down Stay Down – from San Francisco Shannon & The Clams – from Oakland, California Silbo Gomero Sidewalk Chalk – from Chicago, Illinois Rising Over Envy (R.O.E.) – from Chicago, Illinois Diarrhea Planet – from Nashville, Tennessee Flint Eastwood – from Detroit, Michigan Andy D – from Indianapolis, Indiana Sleeping Bag – from Indianapolis, Indiana My Apollo Selector Dub Narcotic – from Olympia, Washington Mike Adams at His Honest Weight – from Bloomington, Indiana Left Lane Cruiser Sam Evian – from Brooklyn, New York The Murderburgers – from Glasglow, Scotland City Mouse – from Riverside, California The St. Joseph Stage Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino – from Queens, New York Zephaniah Wolfbearhawk Twice Young Fatima Washington  Three Cities Love Hustler Belle & The Strange Flamingo Nosebleed For more information about Middle Waves, contact Matt Kelley, Co-Chair, Middle Waves Music Festival at info@middlewaves.com or (260)...

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