October 5, 2019 in Burlington
B. Love Family Festival
Where: Railyard Apothecary, 270 Battery St. – Burlington, VT 05401
When: October 5, 2019, 10am – 6pm
What: A Festival Celebrating Holistic Vermont Families
B. Love Family Festival celebrates holistic Vermont families with exploration, education, and community! Our 2019 keynote speaker is Dr. Jus Crea Giammarino on Indigenous Midwifery & Naturopathy. Family Yoga + Live Music features Kuf Knotz and Jane Yoga. Our educational workshops are lead by experts in Vermont’s birth and family professional community. Onsite play space for kids by Wildflowers Studio with childcare provided by Birth Love Family. Lunch by Lucky Star Catering. Mamava breastfeeding pod on site! Plus massage, vendor village, swag bags, and door prizes. Our lineup features two half-day sessions, Art & Culture and Science & Medicine.
Thanks to our sponsors: Bluebird Botanicals, Seven Days / Kids VT, Healthy Living Market and Cafe, Mamava, Aqua ViTea, Nutty Steph’s, Mellow Maple, Stone Leaf Tea, Evolution Prenatal and Family Yoga, All Wellness, Au Pair in America.
Adult Full-Day General Admission
Adult Half-Day General Admission
Teen (13-18) Full-Day General Admission
Teen (13-18) Half-Day General Admission
Kids 12 and under
Catered Organic / Local Lunch
2019 Lineup (Tentative)
Art & Culture AM Session:
- 10am – 11:10am Family Yoga + Live Music with Jane Yoga, Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise
- 11:20am – 11:55am Mindful Parenting with Maris Rose Parent Coach
- 12pm – 12:35pm #MomBoss with Rebecca Rey of REY Architecture & Interiors
- 12:40pm – 1:15pm Womb Healing Meditation with Sandy Morningstar
- 1:20pm – 1:35pm Poetry Reading with Julia C. Alter
- 1:35pm – 1:45pm Song (TBA)
Science & Medicine PM Session:
- 2:15pm – 2:30pm Birth Love Family with Shaina Levee, M.A.
- 2:30pm – 3:45pm Indigenous Midwifery and Naturopathy with Dr. Jus Crea Giammarino
- 3:50pm – 4:35pm Endocannabinoid System: Conception Through Breastfeeding with Dr. Sarah Wylie
- 4:40pm – 5:15pm Birth & Postpartum with Jessilyn Dolan, R.N., C.D.
- 5:20pm – 6pm Tiny Humans, Big Emotions with Alyssa Blask Campbell of Seed & Sew
- Play space with Wildflowers Studio
- Onsite Childcare with Birth Love Family
- Face Painting with TBA
- Nap / Quiet Room
Food & Vendors
- Catered lunch provided by Lucky Star Catering
- Mamava breastfeeding pod
- Mellow Maple CBD treats
- More TBA
Who is headlining the festival, and what’s with the workshops?
At B. Love Family Festival we believe that education and experience walk hand in hand. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Jus Crea Giammarino on Indigenous Midwifery and Naturopathy and is not to be missed! Our musical headliner, Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise, is combined with a Family Yoga class led by Jane Yoga. Learn from leading experts in Vermont’s birth and family professional community while making new friends and positive memories.
How much are tickets?
Adult general admission costs $50 for the full day. You can purchase a half day ticket for $30 and join us from 10am – 2pm for our Art & Culture session, or 2pm – 6pm for our Science & Medicine session. Teens aged 13-18 are half price, and Kids 12 and under attend for free.
What types of payment do you accept and can I buy my tickets online?
Are there refunds?
We accept all types of payment and you can buy your tickets through www.SevenDaysTickets.com. We do not provide refunds because we have made our ticket prices very affordable and there is limited space.
Will I receive paper tickets or are my tickets electronic?
What if I arrive separately from my group?
Birth Love Family will receive the names of all ticket holders and the quantity of tickets purchased, please check in at registration.
Can I purchase tickets at the door?
If the event has not yet sold out, tickets will be available at the door. Cash, check, and all major credit cards will be accepted.
Where should I park and is parking free?
Parking is free, and there is a lot onsite. Once filled, additional pay to park lots and street spaces are a short walk to the facility.
Are the festival grounds accessible with a stroller or a wheelchair?
What do the festival grounds look like?
The festival ground is right near the waterfront at Railyard Apothecary. There will be a stroller parking area outdoors. Strollers need to be left outside of the indoor workshop space to accommodate all participants. The facility provides wheelchair access.
Will there be food, drugs or alcohol?
A catered lunch by Lucky Star Catering offers local and organic food! However, this is a substance-free event, no alcohol or drugs will be served at the festival. You can also walk to nearby restaurants for lunch. Snacks and treats may be available for purchase in our Vendor Village.
What if there is rain, or the event is canceled or postponed?
In the event of rain, the festival will go on. The festival site is indoors and protected from the elements. While it is very unlikely the festival will be canceled or postponed, we will provide a full refund in case this occurs.
What is the schedule?
Please see the schedule posted at birthlovefamily.com/festival.
Who is producing the event?
B. Love Family Festival is produced by Birth Love Family. We are a collective of birth and family professionals. We support holistic birth and family practices and a common vision of sustainable and supportive community.