Amherst Sustainability Festival

SATURDAY, APRIL 22nd
10 AM - 4 PM 
TOWN COMMON

 
  
Join us for a day of family fun, education and entertainment. The Sustainability Festival is in its eighth year and is bigger and better than ever! There is literally something for everyone with over 100 vendors of renewable energy, energy efficiency product suppliers, advocacy groups as well as sustainable crafts and artisans!

 

Schedule of Stage Performances:


10 AM – Under the Tree Music 
11 AM – Chris Scanlon and the Other Guys
Noon – Tuff Riddim International 
1 PM – Valley Women Drummers
2 PM – Luke DeRoy Trio
3 PM – Piti Theatre Company
   
TAKE A SPIN ON THE ORBITRON!

Demo Workshops:

    
How to Make 'Plarn'
Grow, Save and Eat BEANS: Complete the Garden Protein Cycle!
Growing Wine Caps and Allying with the Fungal Kingdom

        

FACE PAINTING Noon - 3 PM

 THE 'CLIMATE TRANSFORMER' - NEW THIS YEAR - FEATURED CENTER COMMON! An interactive art installation and exhibit
  

Don't forget to bring your clean, used, dry clothing and textiles for the annual Textile Drive sponsored by the Amherst Recycling and Refuse Management Committee! The drop off will be located on Boltwood Avenue across from the Lord Jeff Inn.
 
  
                                                                                        5 Recycling Collections this year!:
                                                                                        1. Pellet bags 
                                                                                        2. Large Styrofoam chunks (no peanuts)
                                                                                        3. Textiles (No pillows, rugs or carpets please!) 
                                                                                        4. Cell Phones and Accessories (working and non-working)
                                                                                        5. Computers and related equipment (printers, laptops, scanners, faxes and modems)

Single-use Plastic Bag Turn-In:
Bring your single-use plastic bags to the festival and turn them in for a really cool reusable folding nylon bag! Turn-in located at the Recycling Booth.

     
         

ASF Pictures 2010