Family festival at Dublin’s Urban Farm, this August, will be a festival with interactive play, connection and movement at its core... jam-packed with the Happy Pear energy.

Dave Flynn, is one half of the Happy Pear Twins who are very well known here in Ireland (and abroad) for their energy, vegetarian food, energy, daily YouTube videos, energy, best-selling cookbooks, energy, and their daily swim in the sea in Greystones at about 5am every day. And did I mention energy?

The twins set up a food business in Greystones which has grown significantly and there are now two cafes, several shops and 140 employees. However, at their very heart is a love of good food and healthy living. But they do not judge meat eaters – thankfully for I am still in that camp despite the best efforts of my two children.

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Actually my kids are big Happy Pear fans and typically cook all their meals based on their scrummy recipes.

The Twins are also hitting the big Netflix screen when they were filmed as part of ‘Someone Feed Phil’ documentary show. The documentary series is from the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, Phil Rosenthal, and is now available to watch on Netflix globally.

We're so excited to be teaming up with @thehappypear to give away 2 family passes (2 adults & 2 kids) to @playstivalfest on 11-12 August at @AirfieldEstate 😀🍐🙌🏼Head over to our Facebook and Instagram pages to enter before midnight Sunday! #giveaway #playstival #thehappypear pic.twitter.com/pEejyYQQl3

— WellFest (@WellFestIrl) July 26, 2018

Plus too Dave also had news about the compostable cups. For over five years, The Happy Pear had been using fully compostable cups in its cafés and now it is one of the first businesses to use Ireland’s only completely paper-free compostable cup

We had a lot to cover on Monday 23 July where I had Dave talking about his mindfulness, food and swimming. But he was also talking about a new Playstival that they are involved with – looking for a way to engage young people without the use of phones or screens.

Between the two twins they have five young children and they are naturally concerned about how to handle the mobile issue as they get bigger so they were keen to get involved and work with this festival.

Playstival will take place in Dublin’s Urban Farm Airfield Estate in Dundrum on 11 and 12 of August. This is a festival with interactive play, connection and movement at its core.  In addition to the "play universes" (areas with the wooden toys), families can enjoy over 40 FREE activities at Playstival that will engage, educate and excite children.

And of course there will be lots of yummy food. To book, please visit: the playstival

For more info on the Happy Pear please visit their website

and you can listen here to the interivew on DublinCityFM

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