Black Bottom Vegfest with Cult Classic Brewing

What: The Black Bottom VegFest with Cult Classic Brewing features a family-friendly, community-minded, and veg-centered outdoor festival with live music, food trucks, a farmer's market, environmental education, health & wellness fair, kids activities and silent auction, followed by a film screening of The Last Pig.

When: Sunday, June 30th. Festival runs 11am-3pm and the film begins inside the brewery at 3:30pm

Where: Cult Classic Brewing Company just off 50 W at 1169 Shopping Center Rd, Stevensville, MD 21666

Who: Although the event is veg-centered and all food will be vegetarian and vegan, it is open to all eaters and lovers of food!

Who (2): We will be joined by 
Fair Farms
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Dr. K. Virdee, ND
Room for Peace
Messy Buddha Boutique
Foundations Island Yoga
The Bay Mushrooms
Black Bottom Farm
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy
WILD Kombucha
Leo & Cygnus
& more!
For the most up to date list of vendors and attendees, check our Facebook event.

Why: This event is a celebration of veg-centered and plant based eating! It's also a fundraiser for Black Bottom's Cookie for a Cause Fund, which supports farmers transitioning out of animal production. In addition, proceeds from our silent auction will be used to benefit Poplar Spring and Star Gazing Farm Animal Sanctuaries.

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Krusty Crab Jam

What: This special event will feature 4+ bands, a silent auction, food trucks (Shore Good Eats and Black Bottom Farm), environmental education, drink specials, and more!

When: Saturday, June 29th 5-10pm

Where: Cult Classic Brewing Company on 50 W at 1169 Shopping Center Rd, Stevensville, MD 21666

Who: $5 Minimum Donation at the Door. All ages

Why: Kent Island Beach Cleanups (KIBCU) is an organization whose mission is to protect and preserve the beauty of the beaches, parks, and estuaries of Kent Island, MD through regular cleanups, education, awareness, social and communal responsibility and advocacy.

Learn more here: Krusty Crab Jam Facebook Event Page

Fin & Farm Nights with Mantra Fit

What: Join us for a pop up market during Mantra Fit's Monday night paddleboard rentals 5-8pm on select Mondays throughout the summer!

When: July 1 & 15, August 5 & 12, 5-8pm

Where: Nabbs Creek Marina, Glen Burnie

Who: Anyone! Drop by for a quick bite to eat, impromptu market shopping, paddleboard rental,  class, or all of the above!

Why: Outdoor active fun, summer sun, and good food are a natural pairing!

Learn more here:

Black Bottom Book (and multimedia) Club

The Black Bottom Book Club features books and films about healthy eating, local food, or agriculture. Our next meeting will actually be our Vegfest film showing of The Last Pig.

Following The Last Pig, we will be reading How Not to Die by Dr. Michael Greger, MD. We'll announce the time, date, and location soon!