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2018 TURN Fest Offers ‘Earth-to-Table’ Experience

The TURN (Transforming Urban Neighborhoods) Fest is a one-day educational event to take place from noon to 6 p.m., September 29 at Paramount Farm. There’ll also be a TURN Feast at 6 p.m. on the day before, featuring a five-course “earth-to-table” experience. Special dinner guest Pete Eshelman, founder of Joseph Decuis, one of Indiana’s most highly awarded restaurants, will also present the keynote address on Saturday at 1 p.m. Located in Roanoke, Joseph Decuis’ guests enjoy a farm-tofork destination experience, including special events and more at the venue.

TURN Fest, presented by Paramount School of Excellence and Paramount School Farm in partnership with the Community Health Network, offers a celebration of urban sustainability, focusing on farm, food, health and environment with demonstrations, exhibits, children’s activities, music and food. Attendees will have the opportunity to spend time on the farm complete with goats, chickens and bees.

This year’s TURN Fest event will feature exhibitors from a variety of area businesses and organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, Eco Logic Indiana, Bongo Boy Music Recreational Music Center, Indy VegFest and The Jane Pauley Community Health Center.

Admission to TURN Fest is free. Admission to TURN Feast is $125 and limited to 100 guests. Location: 3020 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. For more information or to make TURN Reservations, visit

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