Bluestem Earth Festival 2015 Vendor List
13th & Olive Designs
13th & Olive Designs creates and sells handmade pressed flower pendants. Each pendant consists of 100% authentic pressed flowers with the meaning associated with each flower incorporated into the piece itself or on the display tag.
Barb and Mar’s Crafts
Beads By Chelle
Paper bead jewelry out of upcycled or recycled paper.
We will be selling miniature and dwarf fruit trees. Also we sell LOCAL RAW honey. Bill will explain & demonstrate the grafting of fruit trees, grapes and veining fruits. Hopefully we will have Concord and Steuben grape starts.
Watch a live demonstration! I will be selling hand forged items and will also have an area for children to punch their names in aluminum tags.
Browse through a variety of flowers, yard and garden decorations.
Butter Duck Farms
Butter Duck Farms offers natural and organic skin care products handmade in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Products include natural bar soap, lotions, lotion bars, body butters, lip balms, deodorant and hair care products.
Department of Natural Sciences & Council for Environmental Awareness
The Department of Natural Sciences & Council for Environmental Awareness students have grown native plants in the USF greenhouse.
I have been a soapmaker for over 25 yrs now and prefer to use soaps made with all natural ingredients and in union with our environment. I make many different soaps that work with our climates, and ministries.
Diocese of Joliet – Fair Trade
Drover’s Trail Natural Farms
We are a hormone/antibiotic, pesticide, herbicide, chemical free family operated all natural farm. We do our best to provide the best quality food that is raised in the most natural, humane way possible. Our animals (angus beef cattle & chickens) do not receive any hormones or antibiotics and are allowed to pasture at their own free will. All of our produce is raised without the use of any pesticides, herbicides or any harmful chemicals. We are a sustainable family run farm and do our very best to provide the most nutritional food available. We stand behind all of our products with a 100% money back guarantee.
HEAR US Inc.
HEAR US Inc. is a national nonprofit organization to give voice and visibility to homeless children and youth. I will be displaying powerful, inexpensive tools to help communities help homeless families and youth. Additionally, I will invite participation in legislative advocacy campaigns to address causes of homelessness and to encourage solutions.
Help Save Pets
Help save pets is a private pet rescue founded in 2000 as the Plainfield Humane Society. In 2008 we changed our name to Help Save Pets since we grew and operate out of four locations. We have placed over 9,000 animals since 2000. All animals we rescue are given shelter, food, medical aid and vaccinations. We are a no kill rescue. We are a volunteer based organization.
Hilltop Designs is an all-nautral soap and beauty product line made with ingredients you can actually pronounce! Our entire line is made by hand with love in Michigan using as many local ingredients as possible. Hilltops best known products include our “From Scratch” line of soaps made in the cold-press process, as well as our balms, scrubs, body butter, lotion, lip balms, bath bombs, deodorant, and more!
Joliet Diocese Office for Human Dignity – Justice & Peace
Standing in solidarity with artisans around the world and in partnership with Catholic Relief Services and SERRV, the Joliet Diocese Justice & Peace office will host a Fair Trade sale. A variety of high quality, one-of-a-kind handcrafts from around the world will be for sale, including jewelry, scarves, wall decor, textiles, pottery, baskets and more.
Joliet Montessori School-Adolescent Class
As part of the Montessori adolescent curriculum, we do gardening and have a class business. We sell vegetable, herb, and native perennial plants that we started in our greenhouse this spring. We use sustainable gardening practices and use no chemicals.
Joni Osterman Jewelry
Mary’s Wholesome Living
Mary’s Wholesome Living is a small, local, green business that teaches the lost arts of canning, pickling, fermentation and other methods of preserving your harvest. We will be sampling and selling the following items:
– artisanal jams such as blueberry elderberry, bumbleberry, pumpkin apple spice, apple cranberry orange, lime thyme blueberry
– Dill pickles, hot pickles, pickled peppers, mixed veggie pickle
– vegetable ferments, such as gingery carrots, kale and kraut, cortidos
– black tea and green tea kombucha
Stop by to discuss your canning needs and find out about upcoming classes.
Moon & Stars Soaps
Moon and Stars Soaps makes handmade soap that is gentle on the skin, perfume roll-ons, lotion bars, body/massage oils, body sprays, bath salts, and related bath items.
Our handmade soap is made from scratch in small batches using either the cold or hot process method. Glycerin, a gentle humectant that helps the skin retain water, is produced in these methods.
We will be selling fruit Smoothies, organic and regular coffee, rice Krispy treats, muffins and cookies.
Selling homemade sprays, like rose and Eucalyptus, that freshen air and cleanse areas such as bathrooms, cars, yoga mats, pet areas. All natural ingredients. No chemicals.
SAAGE Culinary Studio
SAAGE Culinary Studio is a shared-use commercial kitchen helping food business owners to rent commercial kitchen space to make their specialty foods. We also offer an event space to host any food related party of cooking classes. We also feature our client’s products at our retail store.
We will feature/sell all our client’s products at this festival.
“Sister Earth” Cards
I sell photo cards of nature from all of my travels. They are all-occasion, some with verses, some not. I also have table runners of various seasons and celebrations.
Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate
Selling Franciscan cards and art work.
Spark of the Heart
Spark of the Heart makes tasty, wholesome, bean-based Heart Warming Soups, Salads and Side dishes that are all-natural, vegan, gluten-free, and top 8 allergen free and complete – just add water! We work with the developmentally challenged and help feed those in need.
South Suburban Food Co – Op
We are a healthy, local, non-for-profit neighborhood grocery store based on cooperation: human beings working together in concert to better themselves and their community without the profit motive. We sell a variety of items including staples such as milk, bread, eggs, and cheese, organic meats and meat substitutes, fresh produce, most of it organic, local, raw and organic honey, organic snacks, organic spices, paper goods, green cleaners, grab-and-go lunches from Soul Vegan, and special order items at your request. We work in cooperation with S.A.F.E. and other local organizations to achieve health for people and the environment. Our education team is constantly looking for ways to support and educate society’s knowledge of health and wellness for personal health empowerment, for our environment, for the health and sustainability of the land and for the small family farm. Our values include concern for truth, honesty and reliability in all of our endeavors.
St. Roger Abbey French Gourmet Patisseries
StRogerAbbey.org & fraternitenotredame.org
Selling french pastries.
Click the link below to browse through a full list of St. Roger Abbey products and specialties.
Note: Not all products will be available at the Bluestem Earth Festival event.
St Roger Abbey Products
Three Arrows Art
Three Art Arrows is dedicated to encouraging and educating about creative uses for the waste we produce. At the 2015 Bluestem Earth Festival, participants will have opportunity to make or purchase a variety of upcycled crafts: Rolled paper owls, recycled flyer-flyers, and something just for toddlers.
Tom’s Bird Houses
Hand-made, wooden bird houses for all birds.
I am a licensed nurse-practitioner and acupuncturist. I do nutritional consults, hands on healing treatments and pain management advise and treatments.
At Bluestem I plan to make fruit smoothies for visitors. While serving these drinks, I will explain how specific foods address specific health problems.
I may include a video show.
I can be reached at email@example.com or 847-644-6473.
Business Card Food Healing
Will County Health Department Environmental Health
Providing literature on what services the environmental health division provides, provide display of how radon affects your lungs, selling radon test kits, providing water sampling bottles for private well sampling, provide information on West Nile Virus.