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Greenerborough

May 5

Greenerborough is back after a few years hiatus with the plans of continuing the fair as an annual event. It’s goal is to accelerate progress toward a future of resilience and sustainability. Learn how New England families can grow and choose food, energy, housing and lifestyles to improve our health and happiness.

Admission free, donations accepted for indoor presentations.

FAIR PROGRAM

9 am  – 4 pm, Saturday May 5, 2018

at the Peterborough Community Center

Outdoor Tent 9am – 4pm

  • Electric vehicle exhibit: See a Tesla Model 3, Model S and Fenton Toyota of Keene’s 2018 Prius
  • Farmers’ Market and 4H Club Exhibit
  • Lunchtime Music from the Tara Greenblatt Band
  • Food Options

Children’s Activities 10am – 3pm

  • Cornucopia Gardening for Kids
  • King Arthur Flour Bread-Baking Workshop (1 pm)
  • Peterborough Library Children’s Craft Fun
  • Bouncy House

Sustainability Presentations 10:45 am – 4:00 pm

  • 9:00 am   Doors open
  • 10:00 am – 3:00pm  Children’s activities
  • 10:45-11:30 Developing Crops for NH Conditions: Research from NH Cooperative Extension.
  • 11:45-12:30 Consumer Revolution: Buying for the Planet’s Health: Moderator, Amelia Tracey, Conducive for Life; Tyler Ward, Peterborough Select Board;  Christine Destrempes, Art For Water; Sheldon Pennoyer, Sustainable Building
  • 12:30-1:00 Environmental Carcinogens and How to Minimize Exposure is Dr. James DuMond, Provost, Franklin Pierce University
  • 1:00 – 2:30 pm King Arthur Flour Bread-Baking Workshop
  • 1:15 -2:00   The Tomato Project, Conval Student Fellows and the Cornucopia Project
  • 2:15 – 3:00  Energy Possibilities: Steve Walker, IMBY Energy;  Lori Barg, Community Hydro; Rodney Bartlett, Town of Peterborough; Tom Hobbs, Revision Energy, moderated by James Kelly
  • 3:15 – 4pm  Green Star Sustainability Award, Peterborough Recycling Committee

Indoor Exhibitors

  • Climate Citizens’ Lobby
  • Harris Center for Conservation Education
  • IMBY Energy
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center
  • MAxT Makerspace
  • Monadnock Farm & Community Coalition
  • Northeast Organic Farming Organization
  • Peterborough Energy Committee
  • Peterborough Library of the Future
  • Peterborough Planning Board
  • Peterborough Recycling Green Star Awards

Details

Date:
May 5
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Website:
http://greenerborough.org/

Venue

Peterborough Community Center
Elm Street
Peterborough, 03458 United States