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Friday, January 16, 2009

Wildflower Festival looking for vendors

The third annual Florida Wildflower Festival will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2009 in Downtown DeLand on West Indiana Avenue. Originally having a Volusia County focus, the festival is gradually expanding into a statewide celebration and a forum to encourage wildflower propagation both commercially and residentially. The atmosphere is lively with family-friendly programs, hands-on demonstrations, children's activities, entertainment, an art contest and field trips. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to wildflower education, the festival features vendors who provide information, wildflower-themed products, and arts and crafts related to native plant gardening, gardening for birds, butterflies and wildlife, habitat creation, environmental conservation, recycling and "Green" living. Vendor spaces are $30.00 each. Applications with detailed vendor requirements may be downloaded at our website www.FloridaWildflowerFestival.com or requested by calling or emailing our office at 386-734-0162; jessi@river-of-lakes.com. Products must correspond to the festival theme and categories described above. No food vendors are requested at this time.

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