Amherst Sustainability Festival

SATURDAY, APRIL 14th
10 AM - 4 PM
TOWN COMMON

Join us for a day of family fun, education and entertainment. The Sustainability Festival is in its ninth 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 PERFORMERS:
10 AM – Under the Tree Music
11 AM – Andy Stewart
Noon – Emma June
1 PM – The Greys
2 PM – The Frost Heaves and Hales
3 PM – Piti Theatre Company


CENTRAL DEMONSTRATION AREAS:

Demo Area 1

11 AM – "It's All in the (Reusable) Bag"- Jordan Lake
1 PM – Beth Fairservis Puppets
2 PM – "Pollinator Habitat Make 'n Take" - Robin Huntley
3 PM – Beth Fairservis Puppets

Demo Area 2

NOON– "Making Soy Kefir and Its Byproducts" - David Lovler
2 PM – "Dirty Secrets Composting" - Rachel Pride
Free FACE PAINTING - noon - 3 PM
HENRY THE JUGGLER - noon - 2 PM
PUPPET PARADE (by Beth Fairservis Puppets courtesy of Mothers Out Front) - noon and 2 PM

RECYCLING COLLECTIONS:

  • Pellet bags
  • Plastic bags—turn in your single use plastic bags at the Recycling Booth for a really cool reusable folding nylon bag!
  • Shoes (Rerun Shoes will give new life to your old shoes by helping people here in the US and in other parts of the world recycle old shoes.
  • Large Styrofoam chunks (no peanuts)
  • Textiles – Clean & Dry (ripped, stained clothing, stuffed animals, towels, pillows, linens & rags)
  • Cell Phones & Accessories (working or non-working)
  • Computers and Related Equipment (printers, laptops, scanners, faxes, NO TVs)

DROP OFF ON BOLTWOOD AVENUE ACROSS FROM THE LORD JEFF INN

THANK YOU TO OUR FINANCIAL SPONSORS: EVERSOURCE AND BERKSHIRE GAS

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