Location: Washington D.C. (Gateway Pavilion 1100 Alabama Avenue SE, D.C. 20032)
Dates: April 19, 2014
Ages: All ages
Line – up: Cam’ron, Sango, Just Blaze, Ressa Renee, Me and This Army, Kelela, Melker Project, Future Band, ChazFrench, Goldlink, and many more…

Since 2009, Broccoli City has encouraged people to make conscious decisions when it comes to their health and environment. On April 19th, Broccoli City’s 2nd annual festival will take place in our nation’s capital Washington, D.C. We had the pleasure this week of interviewing Theresa Phan the Communication Specialist at Broccoli City.

Offthemag: What is Broccoli City?
Theresa: Broccoli City Lifestyle Group is a social enterprise whose mission is to develop innovative strategies on living healthier and more sustainable lifestyles, while empowering communities to make informed decisions about their health and environment. Since 2009 Broccoli City has executed its mission through varied blends of media, programs, events, and partnerships.

OTM: Please shed some light on the 2014 Broccoli City Festival.
Theresa: The second annual Broccoli City Festival is an environmentally conscious festival that engages multicultural communities through music. Attendees will have access to yoga sessions, aerobics, and a pop up marketplace featuring diverse vendors as well as entertainment acts and personalities such as Cam’ron, Jojo, Dizzy Wright, Just Blaze, Vashtie, Chuck Inglish, and more. During the inaugural 2013 edition, nearly 5,000 people took part in the festivities. This year, BC Fest is poised to give multicultural communities a fresh look at various environmental wellness programs and strategies within a fun setting.

OTM: Where can someone who is interested purchase tickets for the festival?
Theresa: BCfestival.com

OTM: If one wants to know more about Broccoli City where can they go?
Theresa: Broccolicity.com

OTM: What’s one word to describe Broccoli City?
Theresa: Organic

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