RIPE! Fest No. 4 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.

Vendors and Exhibitors


Beewell Natural Foods

Bon Appetit

Burning River Candle Co.

Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve

Cherub's Blanket

Chill Pop Shop

Chutney Rolls

Creative Decor

Designs by Dawson & B. Carter Designs

Good Cents

Good Nature Organic Lawn Care

Green Corps - Grown by Cleveland Botanical Garden

Impassioned Bakery & Catering

JB Wood N Craft

Jibaro World Eats

Joyce Factory Direct

Kai's Cultured Mushrooms

Kernels by Chrissie

L.A.M.B. Hand Woven Rugs




Lamar's Pies

Liz Sabo

Maggie's Vegan Bakery

Maximum Garlic

Mitchell’s Ice Cream

Miss Teri’s Jewels

The Nosh Box Gourmet Food Truck

Ohio Farm Direct

The Olive and the Grape

Phoenix Coffee

Pierogies of Cleveland

Rain Barrels N' More

Signature Slush!

Spearhead Farms

Storehouse Tea

Sugar Valley Maple

The Sweet Spot

Terra Verde Handmade

Tremont Tap House




Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Ask the Gardener, Cuyahoga County Master Gardeners

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Garden Tours, Western Reserve Herb Society

2:30 pm - Cleveland Botanical Garden Outdoor Garden Tour, Garden Horticulturists

Saturday, September 21

12:00 pm - A Barrel Full of Fun - Rain Barrels, Compost and Compost Tea, Rain Barrels N' More

1:00 pm   - Healthy Herbal Dips, Western Reserve Herb Society

2:00 pm   - Natural Plant Butters in Skin Care, Chagrin Valley Soap and Salve

3:00 pm   - Backyard Bee Gardening, Whole Foods

4:00 pm   - Botany of Cocktails, Garden horticulturist Cynthia Druckenbrod and Spice Kitchen and Bar

5:00 pm   - Beer Tasting, Tremont Tap House

6:00 pm   - Wine Tasting, Vintage Wine Distributor

Sunday, September 22

12:00 pm - Canning and Pickling, Garden educator Cara Mia Duncan

1:00 pm   - Aged Balsamics - Their Uses and Health Benefits, The Olive and the Grape

2:00 pm   - Fall Container Slam, Garden horticultural staff

3:00 pm   - Thinking Outside the Coop - Chickens, Ducks, Hens and Eggs, Bon Appétit and Fowl Play Farm

4:00 pm   - Ice Cream's Finest Ingredients, Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream and Garden horticulturist Ann McCulloh

5:00 pm   - Beer Tasting, Tremont Tap House

6:00 pm   - Wine Tasting, Vintage Wine Distributor