RIPE! Fest No. 5 Marketplace and Programs

Both days of RIPE! Fest are filled with special workshops and tastebuds to satisfy rumbling bellies and green thumbs alike. You can enjoy food and beverage tastings, gardening programs, cooking lessons from top chefs and more! There's also a bustling marketplace offering unique handmade gifts and accessories, bath and beauty products, decor, and - of course - delicious food and drink.

Check back soon for a full list of programs and vendors!
RIPE! Program Schedule

Each day at RIPE! offers many ongoing activities and programs, such as kids' activities in Hershey Children's Garden each day from noon - 6 pm, Herb Garden tours daily from noon - 2 pm, Ask the Gardener from noon - 4 pm and a full outdoor gardens tour at 2:30 pm. But the true highlights are the special demonstrations and and tastings we have each day. Here is this year's lineup:

Saturday, September 20
     
Sunday, September 21
         
1:00 pm
Creating and Using Herbal Vinegars
Kate Williams & Mary Lynn Fruit
Western Reserve Herb Society
      1:00 pm
Honey
Bittner Bees
         
2:00 pm
Cooking with Wine
Cole Davis
Americano
      2:00 pm
Cooking with Garlic
Tony Smoody
Bon Appétit
         
3:00 pm
Vegan Cooking
Laura Ross
Cleveland Vegan Catering
      3:00 pm
Ice Cream
Mike Mitchell of Mitchell's Homemade
Karen Langan of Mulberry Creek Herb Farm
         
4:00 pm
Mushrooms
Kai Wingo
Kai's Cultured Mushrooms
      4:00 pm
Whiskey Tasting
Cleveland Whiskey
 
         
5:00 pm
Botany of Cocktails
Cynthia Druckenbrod
Cleveland Botanical Garden
      5:00 pm
Beer Tasting
Chris Lieb
Tremont Tap House

 
         
6:00 pm
Beer Tasting
Chris Lieb
Tremont Tap House
       
         
RIPE! Vendor Marketplace
B. Carter Designs   Kai's Cultured Mushrooms
     
Biochar   Kernels by Chrissie
     
Bittner Bees   Lamar's Pies
     
Blaze Gourmet   Liz Sabo
     
Chutney Rolls   Luther's Farm
     
Cleveland Vegan Catering   Maximum Garlic
     
Deby's Designs   Meadow Maid
     
Designs by Dawson   Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream
     
Ever Expand   Miss Teri's Jewels
     
The Foundry   The Olive Scene
     
Genius Loci   Pierogies of Cleveland
     
Green Corps   Plant Kingdom
     
Impassioned Catering   Stella's Art
     
In Forno Pizza   Storehouse Tea
     
Joyce Factory Direct   Tremont Tap House