Festivalgoers and employees are surrounded by music, artwork installations and meals stands all weekend lengthy.
Steven Vayding, administrative supervisor for Simply Squeezed Juice, tells me he has been hiring folks to assist run their lemonade stands since January.
Vayding wasn’t in a position to disclose simply how a lot cash a pageant meals stand employee can stroll away after receiving their hourly wages and suggestions, however he was in a position to inform Information Channel 3, “It’s most likely sufficient to make it value their journey. Taking off a month of no matter work they’ve had. On the finish of the day everybody goes house actually completely satisfied.”
I requested Vayding what he considered this yr’s meals costs, which appear to be a subject of debate amongst pageant goers.
“Sadly, our prices have gone up. Gasoline costs go up, inflation, quite a lot of the availability chain is backed up. So even a few of our gear turns into costlier. So it actually goes into our closing value level.”
Some festivalgoers stated meals costs undoubtedly caught their consideration this weekend.
Sofia Lazo is attending Weekend 2 and says, “You see it in every single place. They submit ice lotions are like $6 like, what is that this? However you simply you cope with it? Such as you it is the value you pay for going to a pageant.”
The festivalgoers I spoke to say they’ve come to anticipate the excessive costs and it is a part of the expertise.
Layla Freiberg, who can also be attending Weekend 2 shares, “While you’re hungry and you have been there for thus lengthy, you are form of similar to, , I am going to simply pay the value.”