Strawberry ordering is now closed! A limited number of gallons will be available to buy at the festival beginning at 4:30 PM on Thursday. Come join the fun, and be sure to place your share orders for 2018’s Fresh Stop Markets!

View the 2018 Strawberry Jamm Festival Commercial here!

We’re so happy to be hosting our Seventh Annual Strawberry Jamm Festival on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Redeemer Lutheran Church! Please join our Facebook event for regular updates, and click the button below to place your online orders for a quart or a gallon of strawberries from our partner VanMeter Farm, a fifth generation small family farm, in Clarkson, Kentucky.vanmeterfamilyfarm.com/

WHO: Anyone and everyone! We welcome guests of all ages, and have activities for children, including our special guests the strawberry fairies, princesses and queens!

WHAT:  A celebration of good food, community, and the kick off of the 2018 growing season (scroll down for a full list of entertainment, activities, and food). Guests who wish to order strawberries must do so ahead of time, either using our online store or on a paper order form.

WHERE: Redeemer Lutheran Church (3640 River Park Drive, Louisville, Kentucky 40211)

WHEN: Thursday, May 17 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Guests must attend the festival to pick up their pre-ordered strawberries. All strawberries not picked up by 7 PM will be donated.

ORDERING METHODS: You may place your strawberry order by Monday May 14th, and submit payment in one of the following ways:

  • Visiting the New Roots World Headquarters (1800 Portland Avenue; Louisville, KY 40203) to order and pay with cash, credit card, debit card, or SNAP benefits
  • Calling 502.509.6770 to order and pay over the phone with credit card, debit card, or SNAP benefits
  • Clicking the button above to pay with credit card or debit card (this will be live soon!)

A quart of berries costs $3.50 and a gallon of berries costs $13. A small surcharge is included on all debit/credit card orders to cover the cost of processing.

*A limited number of gallons will be available for sale during the festival. 

Strawberries will also be available for pickup on May 18th at the Brandenburg Fresh Stop Market, located at:  1041 Old Ekron Road, Brandenburg, KY 40108.  Please indicate your preferred location when placing your order.

Food, entertainment, and activities will be updated soon! Below is a sample from 2017!

SAMPLE Strawberry Festival Food Court:

  • Strawberry kale salad
  • Strawberry salad
  • Strawberry leather
  • Strawberry shortcake with roasted berries
  • Strawberry salsa
  • Strawberry ice cream
  • Grilled local asparagus and pineapple
  • Freedom House moms power smoothies
  • Chocolate covered strawberries
  • Ashbourne Farms will be selling local asparagus for $1 a small bunch
  • Chelsea’s Eggs will be selling eggs for $3/dozen
SAMPLE Strawberry Festival Entertainment:

  • AMPED students
  • Kristen Lawrence returns for her fourth Jamm Festival, and will tell an original strawberry story!
  • Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center Tai Chi and Line Dancers
  • Str8 Diamond Dancers
  • Abraham Mwinga Congolese Musician
  • Nathaniel Spencer: Introduction to the 2016 Fresh Stop Market season
  • Kendrick Jones: Unveiling of the new New Roots and Fresh Stop Market logos
  • Spoken word by B. Shatter
  • Simmons College of Kentucky percussion band
  • DJ
SAMPLE Strawberry Festival Activities:

  • Louisville Grows will have seeds and starts
  • Blackberry Bookstand: A traveling multicultural bookstore and children’s entertainment group that serves the Louisville/Lexington area
  • Strawberry Fairies, Princesses and Queens
  • Photo Booth with strawberry props courtesy of the Garage Bar
  • Hula Hoop area
  • Face Painting
  • “My Food Story” booth
  • Sidewalk chalk art