Healthy Bites Preview: Salad, Skincare, Juice, Yoga & More!
While temperatures are rising, we are reaching for lighter meals and cooler drinks! Luckily, there is no shortage of local products that can help us live our best summer lives here in the Capital City. Columbus Underground and Shipt are bringing together our favorites for a health forward party once again on July 13. Healthy Bites will showcase almost two dozen local vendors that will give you a taste of living well. From fresh pressed juice to a moss wall, this is not an event you want to miss!
While we anxiously await the event, we’re giving you a little preview of what you can expect to see there.
Balm Skincare is here to help make living an all natural life a little easier. Their raw and organic skincare line is made right here in Columbus, OH. They use herbalism to harness the natural botanical power of their ingredients to heal and restore health to skin. Their skincare line is free of carcinogens and harmful chemicals that are found in many large brands. Visit them at Healthy Bites to sample their products, hear more about their story and their natural skin care products. For more information, visit balm-skincare.com.
Graze is a seasonal market grill that specializes in creating chef-driven farm-to-fork meals. Using locally-sourced ingredients from Ohio farmers, their menu is constantly rotating to incorporate fresh favorites. You can visit their Downtown cafe located on Capitol Square, pick up their prepared foods at a retail store or have them cater your next event! At Healthy Bites they will be serving up their Georgia Chicken Club Slider and Watermelon Salad for you to try. For more information, visit grazecolumbus.com.
Zest Juice Co. is out to prove healthy and fresh foods can be delicious without sugary additives & preservatives. They are well known for their nutrient-rich, natural smoothies and cold-pressed juices. If you visit one of their locations though, you’ll find an extensive menu that includes bowls, toasts, noodles, wraps and more. At Healthy Bites, they will be sampling out portions of their menu for you to try! For more information, visit zestjuiceco.com.
“PAI” is the Thai word for ‘go,’ as in ‘go’ and do what is best for you – your mind, your body and your spirit. At PAI Yoga, they embrace that mentality. At their two local locations they offer various fitness classes and workshops to provide refuge, relaxation and wellness for all those who attend. Visit them at Healthy Bites to learn more about their offerings and philosophy. They will be offering a free Yoga class at 6:30 p.m. for all ticket holders of the event. For more information, visit paiyogafitness.com
Healthy Bites will feature food tastings, mini yoga sessions from PAI Yoga, samples from Balm Skincare, massages sessions by Open Sky Day Spa, a photobooth by Trapped Columbus, plant fun with Planthropy , and Hygrowponics, live music and a cash bar. Food samples will be available from: Fusian, Root 23, Pocket Produce, Ridiculously Good Salsa, Zest Juice Co., Food for Good Thought, Native Cold Press, Fronana – The Ice Cream for Everyone, Franklinton Gardens, Acre, Darista Dips, It’s All Natural, Graze, FUSIAN, Franklinton Farms, Boline Apothecary and more! Plus each guest will go home with a exclusive Healthy Bites Aluminum Water bottle.
Tickets are on sale now for two ticketed times. A limited number of Early Bird tickets will get guests into the event between 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. for $30 and $25 General admission ticket gets guests in from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
A portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to The Godman Guild. Columbus Underground Events have been raising funds for local charities since August 2014.