We're so happy to be hosting our Sixth Annual Strawberry Jamm Festival on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Redeemer Lutheran Church!Please join our Facebook event for regular updates, and click the button below to place your online orders for a quart or a gallon of strawberries from our partner VanMeter Farm, a fifth generation small family farm, in Clarkson, Kentucky. vanmeterfamilyfarm.com/
WHO: Anyone and everyone! We welcome guests of all ages, and have activities for children, including our special guests the strawberry fairies, princesses and queens! WHAT: A celebration of good food, community, and the kick off of the 2017 growing season (scroll down for a full list of entertainment, activities, and food). Guests who wish to order strawberries must do so ahead of time, either using our online store or on a paper order form. WHERE: Redeemer Lutheran Church (3640 River Park Drive, Louisville, Kentucky 40211) WHEN: Thursday, May 18 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Guests must attend the festival to pick up their pre-ordered strawberries. All strawberries not picked up by 7 PM will be donated.
ORDERING METHODS: You may place your strawberry order and submit payment in one of the following ways:
Visiting the New Roots World Headquarters (1800 Portland Avenue; Louisville, KY 40203) to order and pay with cash, credit card, debit card, or SNAP benefits
Calling 502.509.6770 to order and pay over the phone with credit card, debit card, or SNAP benefits
Clicking the button above to pay with credit card or debit card
A quart of berries costs $3 and a gallon of berries costs $12. Families on WIC may pay half price. A small surcharge is included on all debit/credit card orders to cover the cost of processing.
*A limited number of gallons will be available for sale during the festival.
2016 Strawberry Festival Food Court:
Strawberry kale salad
Strawberry shortcake with roasted berries
Strawberry ice cream
Grilled local asparagus and pineapple
Freedom House moms power smoothies
Chocolate covered strawberries
Ashbourne Farms will be selling local asparagus for $1 a small bunch
Chelsea’s Eggs will be selling eggs for $3/dozen
2016 Strawberry Festival Entertainment:
Kristen Lawrence returns for her fourth Jamm Festival, and will tell an original strawberry story!
Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center Tai Chi and Line Dancers
Str8 Diamond Dancers
Abraham Mwinga Congolese Musician
Nathaniel Spencer: Introduction to the 2016 Fresh Stop Market season
Kendrick Jones: Unveiling of the new New Roots and Fresh Stop Market logos
Spoken word by B. Shatter
Simmons College of Kentucky percussion band
2016 Strawberry Festival Activities:
Louisville Grows will have seeds and starts
Blackberry Bookstand: A traveling multicultural bookstore and children's entertainment group that serves the Louisville/Lexington area
Strawberry Fairies, Princesses and Queens
Photo Booth with strawberry props courtesy of the Garage Bar