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Endless Reasons to Attend – Coffee Art and Sweet Prairie Chocolate and Concessions

Can you believe there is only 70 days until the 44th annual Norsk Høstfest?! We are here to spotlight two awesome vendors that will be at this year’s festival – Coffee Art and ! Read on to see why you’ve got to check out their booths.

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Do you like coffee? How about art? If so, be prepared to be amazed by the incredible artistry of Coffee Art. Andy and Angel are the artists who have been creating masterpieces with coffee and espresso for over 20 years now. Whether you are looking to purchase a new piece of art for your home or want to be amazed by their talent, this booth is a must see for you!

Coffee Art is from Duluth, MN and this will be their third time at Norsk Høstfest, where they find the music, artisans, and visitors inspirational. This year, they will have Nordic inspired original paintings and prints available. Live painting, interactions, displays, answering questions, and photo opportunities (for people to interact with their art) will be major draws. Their work is so impressive that they’ve even done paintings for Starbucks, Jägermeister, Italian Coffee Association (traveled to Italy and various other places to display their artwork).

Check out this video on how they use coffee/espresso to create incredible canvas-type prints.

View their socials below!

Savor the taste of traditional Scandinavian hand pies among other culinary delights as you explore festival grounds at Sweet Prairie Chocolates and Concessions. Their new and featured item at the festival will be delectable hand pie pastries filled with savory or sweet fillings including: Lingenberry, Finnish Meat(lihapiirakka) Norwegian Apple (Eplepai) Matpajer (meat pies).

Sweet Prairie is from Pekin, ND and is run by a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, Esther Donohue. Esther’s Norwegian roots run deep as her grandma immigrated here from Norway and would take her to Norsk Høstfest.

In addition to traditional hand pies, Sweet Prairie will also be selling delectable chocolates, Norwegian decorated cookies, and pies – all in which ingredients are sourced from land products (flour, sugar, berries, etc.). The meat comes from locally raised & local butcher as well. Popular items are fudge truffles, caramels, turtles, Carmel sauces, fudge (fudge is all hand-made).

View their socials below!