2016 Vendor List!

In alphabetical order, here are our fabulous 2016 Vendors!  Please note we are accepting vendor contracts until March 31rst. This list is up to date as of 3/28.


Addis Ethiopian Food

Fresh and organic Ethiopian Food!  Delicious meals with both vegetarian/vegan & meat options.

#Organic #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness



We foster artisan baking for the home baker through video tutorials and offer products to make it easy. We will be selling our new line of organic baking mixes made with organic stone ground ancient and heirloom variety flours plus some of our line of organic ancient and heirloom flours all freshly milled locally.

#Homemade #Organic #HealthyLiving #LandStewardship #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness #Craftsmanship #LocallySourced #SustainablyHarvested #Social Impact


Blue Fish Clothing

Hand-printed, organic and natural fiber, women’s clothing

#Organic #FairTrade #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness designed and hand-printed in Fairfield!


Chewy’s Kitchen

A variety of fresh baked Croissants from scratch!

#Homemade #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness



earthwisdomEarth Wisdom

Natural Products for a Natural Lifestyle. A variety of aromatherapy, body care products & sewn its, healthy live food, garden related plants, calendars, tools, and more!

#Homemade #HomeGrown #Organic #Healthy Living #Land Stewardship #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness #Green Technology #LocallySourced #SustainablyHarvested #Social Impact


Fairfield MakerSpace


#Homemade #Craftsmanship #LocallySourced #UpCycled


GreenIowaGreen Iowa AmeriCorps

We do free energy audits and weatherizations to reduce energy consumption and reduce costs particularly for those who qualify as low-income, elderly, disabled, or veterans.



John Fellmer’s Handmade Pens 

Handmade rollerball pens

#Craftsmanship #Handmade


Joy in the Kitchen

Organic, gluten free, vegan baked, cooked, cultured and raw foods. Yum!

#Homemade #HomeGrown #Organic #FairTrade #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness #LocallySourced #SustainablyHarvested

Joy can be found at the indoor Fairfield Farmers Market at the Senior Center every Saturday October-May


FMHAFairfield Mental Health Alliance

Join us for a crafts activity and learn about our upcoming Hope for Life events

#HealthyLiving #Social Impact



Leopold Group/ Sierra Club

#SocialImpact #Conservation


Martha Sperry Designs

Greeting cards, paintings, felted owls and turtles! Plus a free crafts activity for kids!

#Homemade #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness #Craftsmanship #UpCycled


Maharishi University of Management Recreation Center

The MUM Recreation Center provides opportunity for people of all ages and races to commune together and meet their exercise needs for a more connected life.



Pampered Chef

Cooking and kitchen supplies



Pickle Creek Herbs

Herb-infused olive oils, vinegars, soaps, salves, lip balms, dried herbs and herb seedlings!

#Homemade #HomeGrown #Organic #HealthyLiving #LandStewardship #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness #Craftsmanship #LocallySourced #SustainablyHarvested



Senior (55+) volunteer recruitment and placement at a dozen nonprofit agencies in Jefferson County; also attracting adults of any age to serve on Advisory Council.

#HealthyLiving #SocialImpact  Improving quality of life for the County and volunteers


Red Cannon Expedition

We manufacture Eco-friendly, off-road RVs. We use locally sourced wood, low VOC paints and adhesives, and have goals to be socially responsible employers. We also sell and install car audio and 4×4 accessories.

#SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness #GreenTechnology #Craftsmanship #LocallySourced


Scents by Stephanie (bath•ologie)

Blend your own organic bath and body products! image (1)

#Organic #Healthy Living #SmallLocallyOwnedBusiness


Thrive by LeVel

A naturopathic synergistic approach to filling in the nutritional deficiencies in the human body. Formulated and manufactured right here in the United States!


Featured Vendor: (bath•ologie)

Have you ever wanted to make your own soaps? What about a custom bath or beauty product? Stephanie Ellis invites you to do just that, and “Invent your scent with bath•ologie!” A buffet of natural and organic products allow you to select exactly what ingredients you want, while Stephanie keeps your recipe on track to ensure a successful finished product.


Bathologie is described as, “The original home of the custom blending bar where you design your own bath and body collection. Our fresh, custom blended bath, body and home collection is available exclusively through in-home blending bars by Independent Bathologists.”

So what is a blending bar? “A Blending Bar is an interactive party where every guest enjoys inventing their custom scent to be added to any of our natural and organic products.” You can even “Complete the customization process by designing your own label.”

Stephanie recently became a bathologist. She says, “I am excited to have a flexible and fun way to market a quality product. I always like to be busy and since I completed my masters degree in engineering I wanted to find something that motivated me to keep learning and growing. I researched over 50 potential outlets to devote my time outside of work to and am so excited and think I made a great choice.”

You’re invited to the bath•ologie party at this year’s Green Fair!

Saturday April 2nd 8:30am-4:30pm, Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Expo Hall

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Read About Green Fair Vendors Earth Wisdom & Pickle Creek Herbs, plus the EcoJam Fashion Show!

The Pickle Creek Dog Soup stars on this month’s cover of the Iowa Source, with a feature article by gifted farmer, writer, and artisan oil, vinegar, soap & salve maker Jocelyn Engman. We interviewed one of our most dedicated #GreenFair vendors, Colleen Bell, to learn the story of Earth Wisdom and pay a visit to her magical home-garden-business. Lastly, learn about Fashion–why EcoFashion matters, and what to look forward to at this year’s EcoJam!




Sunday April 27th Details!

11am-3pm Chautauqua Style Event, Rainy Day Location Fairfield Arts & Convention Center Expo Hall

It’s a stormy morning!  The event will be held indoors at Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Expo Hall, unless the rain completely clears up by 9 am.  If it’s sunny–find us at the square.  If it’s rainy–FACC Expo Hall.

We are very pleased to announce the following speakers and performers for our “Chautauqua” style event:

11-11:15 am Jacob B. Krieger opening Music

11:15-11:45 am Musicians Steve and Michaela McLain

11:45 Award to @HyVee & talk by Dee Sandquist, HyVee dietitian

12 pm Adam Plagge, Fairfield Economic Dev. Association

12:15–12:45 pm Musicians Steve and Michaela McLain

12:45 pm Award to and talk by Rebecca Johnson, Fairfield Public Library – Youth Services Page

1 pm Award to Ideal Energy & talk by Troy Van Beek

1:15pm Music by Surya Zeeb

1:40pm Award to @Everbody’s Whole Foods

1:45pm Michael Halley, speaking about the Urban Tree Plan

2 pm Appreciation of the The Lord’s Cupboard of Jefferson County & talk by Laura Cohen

2:15 pm Music by Keith DeBoer

2:40 pm Award to and talk by Jan Linn Swinton, Pathfinders and Hometown Rewards

2:55 pm Invitation to Garden Planting by Sascha Kyssa

3 pm–Green March!  Rotaract will lead a procession from the Chautauqua event to the Garden.  Featuring talks by youth leaders on community projects.

3:30 pm–Garden Dedication & Planting   Rain or shine at the corner of 3rd and Grimes!   Wear clothing appropriate to the weather.  Our raised garden area is covered in a layer of 4-6 inch wood chip mulch, so it shouldn’t be too muddy in the garden itself but it will likely be wet.  Some parking available along 3rd street and along Grimes (in front of the old St. Mary’s schoolhouse.)  Seeds love to be planted in the rain!  They appreciate the immediate moisture and subsequent watering.

Green Fair Vendor Opportunity, Saturday April 26

We have been filling up our booths with “Green Vendors” at the Green Fair, Saturday, April 26th!


The Green Fair is open to the public this Saturday, from 9 am -to- 4:30 pm in the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.  The Fair highlights local crafters, growers, and bakers, and includes free workshops and a Seed Swap (sponsored by the Fairfield Public Library). The entire events is a festive family-friendly setting.


There’s more than one way to be Green!  If you:

  • Design & create your products from scratch

  • Sustainably source your materials or ingredients

  • Offer Fair-Trade or Organic merchandise

  • Upcycle materials to create new products, or

  • Sell locally made products

You qualify as a Green Vendor!  Local organizations dedicated to promoting health and wellness, environmental sustainability, or social causes also qualify as Green Vendors.  Please note that food vendors must provide proof of insurance to FACC, or sell only breads, cookies, fruit pies, or non-custard pastries.  (Details provided in Vendor Contract.)


Booth prices are as follows:

  • Standard booth (suggested 6 ft table, 8ftx8ft space)–$35

  • Standard booth w/ electricity–$40

  • Shared booth (half of a 6 ft table, or 2-3 ft table in a 4ftx4ft)–$20

  • Shared booth w/ electricity–$25

  • Corner booth (suggested 2 tables, 10ftx8ft space)–$55

Please bring your own table, or reserve one for an additional $10.


Please RSVP to ecofairfieldfestival@gmail.com, subject “Vendor Reservation.”  When we receive your RSVP, we will send a vendor contract and billing information. Booths will be reserved in the order of contracts received.

Looking forward to this year’s event!

~Minca Borg

EcoFestival Coordinator