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Broccoli City Announces Food Vendors, Broccoli Challenge And Cooking Demonstrations For 2017 Festival

Broccoli City festival will feature a diverse slate of local food entrepreneurs and restaurants alongside live performances by Rae Sremmurd, Solange and more.

WASHINGTON - April 25, 2017 - TelAve -- Broccoli City has announced a diverse lineup of food vendors set to be featured at the five-year anniversary celebration of their flagship music festival on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at St. Elizabeth East Gateway Pavilion in Washington, D.C.. The organization's culinary team hand-selected eighteen food and drink vendors to complement an extended roster of live performances, interactive programming and healthy cooking demonstrations.

"Our goal has always been to be more than just a music festival and this year we're committed to proving that. Along with expanding to a full week of programming and events, we brought on a culinary team dedicated to curating a group of food and drink vendors who were committed to sourcing and serving high-quality ingredients and organic meat," said Brandon McEachern, founder of Broccoli City festival "There will be something for everyone - whether it's Turning Natural and Khepra's Raw Food vegan options or the more traditional Bareburger, The Big Cheese and Capital Chicken and Waffles."

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New this year, Broccoli City presented vendors with "The Broccoli Challenge" to promote the importance of eating vegetables in a fun and approachable way. In addition to their signature offerings, the following vendors will include a special Broccoli-inspired option on their menu:

Bareburger: Crispy Broccoli with Asiago Cheese, Sea Salt, and a Lemon Wedge

FMK The Food Truck: White Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Pete's New Haven Style Apizza: Charred Local Broccoli Pizza

Khepra's Raw Food: Broccoli Bites

Puddin': Seasonal Veggie Po'bowl with Local Veggies Featuring Broccoli

Arepa Zone: Arepa with Stuffed Roasted Broccoli, Queso Fresco, and Mushrooms

Smoking Kow: Broccoli Slaw

Nappie Pies: Broccoli Cookie Sandwich

PoParazzi: Broccoli and Cheese Popcorn

Ruby Scoops: Kiwi Berry Agua Fresca

Other vendors include Buredo, Capital Chicken and Waffles, La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Sweet Crimes, The Big Cheese, The Crab Cab, Toli Moli, and Turning Natural.

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"With food access being one of our core impact pillars, it was important that we found a way to extend our reach in the community through various partnerships," said Darryl Perkins, Broccoli City's Director of Impact "This year we partnered with Union Kitchen to provide a platform for local food entrepreneurs and will launch a virtual food drive with GiveHealthy to collect fresh fruits and vegetables for area food banks."

For tickets and more information please visit https://www.bcfestival.com/.

Contact
Shana McNealy, Shana@Wagnerandcompany.com
Maurice Starks, Press@BroccoliCity.com
***@broccolicity.com


Source: Broccoli City

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