CARE's VeggieFest at Hoopes Park in West Chester
- VeggieFest at Hoopes Park in West Chester
Saturday, June 23, 2012, 12:00 PM
Hoopes Park, W. Ashbridge Street and Hoopes Park Lane,
West Chester, PA
Meet at the registration/ticket area
Join us at VeggieFest - CARE's (Compassion for Animals Respect for the Environment) annual event. The event will be held from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Hoopes Park in West Chester, PA. Enjoy great vegan food and door prizes and the opportunity to listen to special guest speaker Harold Brown.
Harold Brown is a former beef farmer and founder of FarmKind, and a subject of the documentary film Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home.
The vegan offerings at VeggieFest will include many garden-fresh vegetables including the portobello mushrooms for which Chester County is famous, along with kebabs, veggieburgers with rolls, Marian's potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw, watermelon, and a selection of foods from our local vegan restaurants SuTao and Singapore. Door prizes, a book sale, green products and advocacy exhibits - all with a refreshing joyful theme, completely suitable and appealing for the whole family.
Directions to Hoopes Park in West Chester, PA (W. Ashbridge St. & Hoopes Park Lane)
From East of West Chester (King of Prussia/Philly): Take 202 South to Paoli Pike exit and go west on Paoli Pike (right off ramp) OR take West Chester Pike/Route 3 into West Chester. As you approach town, Paoli Pike and Rt. 3 merge and become Gay St. Follow Gay St. into center of town (ignore signs for Rt. 3) and go right on High St. Continue on High St. through downtown. Cross Marshall St. at light. After Virginia Ave., make a left onto Ashbridge St., just before golf course. Hoopes Park is a few blocks down on the right.
From South of West Chester: Take Route 202 North towards West Chester and follow it into town. (Do NOT take 202 Bypass ramp to the right at the Holiday Inn.) Stay straight and 202 becomes High St. Continue past the university and downtown, turn left onto Ashbridge St. and Hoopes Park.
From North or West of West Chester: (Intersection of Routes 30 and 100) Take 100 South to the 202 Bypass and follow directions for coming from the East, OR stay on 100 which becomes High St. Make a right onto Ashbridge St. (just beyond golf course). Hoopes Park is on the right.
Taking public transportation or carpooling to this event is encouraged.
Contact CARE at P.O. Box 847, West Chester, PA 19381.
Tel: 484-631-7878, E-mail: chestercountycare@...