In previous years, the Festival has featured natural clothing, fair trade coffee, tea and chocolate, Siwok crafts from Argentina, arts and crafts from Africa, handmade jewelry and toys from Mexico and elsewhere, Indian and Nepalese shawls, Tibetan handicrafts, hand woven cotton and wool, hand knitted scarves and boas, locally made soaps, homemade baked goods, a multi-cultural lunch menu and live music.
Many of the crafts are made by artists in women-managed cooperatives. Funds raised by the sale of these crafts initiate support for a living wage and better living conditions.
Over 25 vendors are expected to participate. This is event is open to the public. Suggested donation for admission is $2 – $5.
This event is organized by Memorial United Methodist Church, Central Korean United Methodist Church, The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center, Westchester Martin Luther King Jr. Institute for Nonviolence and the WESPAC Foundation.
For more information contact Memorial United Methodist Church at 914-861-5465 or visit us on Facebook at http://tinyurl.com/2wen6vp