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Enjoy a Day of Fun, Food, Plants and More at AWAKE Veggie Fest

Veggie Fest

AWAKE: Oneness Tribe will present Veggie Fest, Plant/Seed Swap and Tribe Garage Sale—a free, family-friendly indoor/outdoor event—to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 13 on the beautiful grounds of the Temple of Harmony monastery, in Joliet. Natural Awakenings Chicago magazine is the event’s media sponsor.

Visitors can tour the outdoor farmers market and sample goodies from 30 vendors showcasing fresh produce, honey, beekeeping, plants, seeds, gardening, home-cooked foods, jams, handmade delights, breads, desserts and more. Additionally, there will be interactive games, food trucks, two educational tents featuring cooking demos and gardening tips, a free energy healing tent, a garage sale tent  and a Kids’ Korner.

The Vendor Village inside the monastery will feature 36 exhibitors offering items and services such as crystals, massage, jewelry, sound healing, handicrafts, artwork, tarot and psychic readers, teas, musical instruments, pottery, magic wands, singing bowls, sage, incense, essential oils, supplements and more. Guests can also attend one of the hourly free meditation classes facilitated by the Swamis of the monastery. 

Location: 3400 Earl Dr., Joliet. For more information, visit