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    2019 Green Fest Highlights

    February 12, 2019

     

    More than 100 ecofriendly business, organizations, and schools will be offering information and incentives to help you go green and save money at Mercer Green Fest on Saturday, March 16, 2019 form 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.  Located in the Rider University Student Recreation Center, which is located on the main campus, 2083  Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ.


    Mercer Green Fest promoting green living for Mercer County Families, is presented by Mercer County
    Sustainably Coalition. All Mercer county residents are invited to come to have fun while going green! Bring the whole family and invite your neighbors. The Green fest is free and open to the public, rain or shine. 

     

    Visitors can learn about a wide variety of sustainability issues and exciting community projects such as:

    • Energy efficiency

    • Biggest electric car display in NJ

    • Health, exercise, and wellness

    • Walking and bike trails

    • Food waste recycling programs

    • Science fair and robotics projects for area schools and groups

    • Farmers market, variety of locally produced food: fruits, vegetables, cheeses, honey, flowers plants, and artisan food products

    • Family friendly lunch

    • Terhune Orchards will be available for purchases all day

    There will be plenty for the kids to do too. This year’s event will feature the Grammy Award nominated
    Miss Amy’s Band. Her performance isn’t just about music; she gets them dancing which is a great form of exercise. Eyes of the Wild will be presenting a show on wild life. They always bring fascinating wild animals for children to interact with. Lyle Rowling, owner of Advanced Solar, AKA Solar Man will show kids how solar energy is made with a solar panel!

     

    Local artists will display and sell works made of upcycled trash. Demonstrations throughout the day will show visitors how to make their own upcycled art.


    The Mercer Green Fest presented by the Mercer County Sustainability Coalition of East Windsor, Ewing, Hamilton Township, Hightstown Borough, Hopewell Valley, Lawrence Township., Mercer County office of Planning, Robbinsville Township, Sustainable Lawrence, Sustainable Princeton, Stony brook- Millstone Watershed Association, City of Trenton Green Team and West Windsor Twp.

     

    Visit your home town green team table to talk about upcoming community projects.


    For more information on the Mercer County Green Fest visit mercersustainabilitycoalition.org


    Participating Businesses and Organizations (and more to come)

    • Advanced Solar Products

    • Board of Public Utilities

    • Splash

    • Chickens and “ Rosebud”- the Therapy Chicken

    • Capital Health

    • Cherry Grove Farm

    • Exact Solar

    • eEssnce

    • Food and Water Watch

    • GEPNA

    • Girls Scouts Troop 71605

    • Greater Mercer TMA

    • Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership

    • Green Leaf Painters

    • Green Machine Girls Scouts Robotics Team

    • Green Team Ministry of the Church of St. Ann

    • Hogwash

    • Homefront

    • Lawrence Hopewell Trail

    • Lawrence Nature Center

    • NJVEG

    • Seeds to Sew International

    • Soles & Souls

    • Sustainable Haus

    • Terhune Orchards

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