4Roots Hosts Inaugural Sprout Sprint and Harvest Festival in The Grove Park

October 2023

4Roots Hosts Inaugural Sprout Sprint and Harvest Festival in The Grove Park

Orlando, FL – October 12, 2023 – 4Roots is thrilled to announce the inaugural “Sprout Sprint” and Harvest Festival, set to take place on Saturday, October 28, 2023, in The Grove Park within The Packing District of Orlando.

These events are designed to provide a day of excitement and family-friendly entertainment, starting with the GFG Solutions Sprout Sprint 4K run through the picturesque trails of The Grove Park and the 4Roots Farm Campus. After the run, attendees are encouraged to don their costumes and join the family-friendly 4Roots Harvest Festival. A wide range of activities will be available, including:

  • Live music performances by WholeLife Church.
  • A community resource area, hosted by Light Orlando.
  • A health and wellness area, hosted by WholeLife and AdventHealth University.
  • Sponsor and vendor booths.
  • A silent auction.
  • The Packing District Farmers Market, featuring local food and artisan goods.
  • A Pumpkin Patch.
  • A Costume Contest.
  • A Kids Zone with engaging activities and games.

4Roots Executive Director, Tommy Ward, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating, “We look forward to celebrating the beauty of the season and bringing the community together to achieve our mission of building solutions for a better food future. It will be a wonderful opportunity for the community to enjoy the new park and support local vendors while learning about our work at 4Roots.”

Event Details:

  • What: Inaugural “Sprout Sprint,” sponsored by GFG Solutions, and 4Roots Harvest Festival.
  • When: Saturday, October 28, 2023.
    • Race starts at 8:00 AM.
    • Harvest Festival: 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM.
  • Where: The Grove Park in The Packing District.
    • Address: 2002 Packing District Way, Orlando, FL 32804.
  • Who: Open and free for all to attend.
    • Registration fee required for the race.
    • Media welcome – please contact to schedule interviews.

To register or find more information, visit www.4rootsfarm.org/harvestfestival.

About 4Roots:

4Roots is dedicated to harnessing the power of food to cultivate healthy communities. By engaging the community to think more deeply about where and how food is grown and why it matters, 4Roots aims to restore and maintain the delicate balance between people and the planet.

The 4Roots Farm Campus, located in The Packing District, is in the heart of Orlando’s emerging neighborhood. It invites the community to gather and collaborate on the creation of a robust local food system. With a diverse range of growing systems, it offers a unique hands-on learning experience that highlights innovative and sustainable practices and technologies from around the world. Learn more at 4Roots Farm Campus or follow us at @4rootsfarmcampus on Instagram and Facebook.

For Media Inquiries:

Dana Loncar

On Behalf of 4Roots


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