NEW GLOUCESTER — The third annual Flowers that Feed: Floral Fashions Feeding Families Art and Fashion showcase is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Coolidge Family Farm, 1084 Lewiston Road.

The event is presented by Artlovelifestyle Magazine and the Compassionate Leadership Project, and hosted by Whitley Nabintu Marshall and Misty Coolidge.

This runway for a cause aims to raise funds for the Good Shepherd Food Bank, an organization that provided 33.6 million meals across Maine in 2023. Past events have supported approximately 6,600 Maine families for two consecutive years.

Participants include Re-Loved, presenting upcycled couture designs, and Artlovelifestyle Attire, renowned for utilizing fabrics made from recycled materials. Other featured designers include Art By Ben Maine, The Eye of Henna, Nabos, Wedding Angels, Josiane’s Fashion House, as well as nationally acclaimed brands like Trenity Designs and OKB.

VIP ticket holders will enjoy exclusive seating on sofas in the front row, along with gift bags. Doors for VIP entry open at 2:30 p.m., while general admission begins at 3 p.m.

The Rhythm Rebels Dance Collective will perform during intermission. Caron Bryan — CEO and founder of Port City Models, who scouts and books models throughout the country — will attend as an event sponsor. Talent scouts will be present, booking models for New York Fashion Week and DC Fashion Week.


Following the show, guests can attend a “SIP & SHOP” under an outdoor tented area from 5-7 p.m. Vendors will offer goods like baked treats, coffee, and unique artisanal products.

Tickets are available at two price points: $60 for VIP admission and $40 for general admission. Due to limited availability, interested individuals are encouraged to secure tickets promptly.

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For more information and to RSVP, find the event on Facebook.


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