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:
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
Chickens and “ Rosebud”- the Therapy Chicken
Cherry Grove Farm
Food and Water Watch
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
Lawrence Hopewell Trail
Lawrence Nature Center
Seeds to Sew International
Soles & Souls