HAPPENINGS 

NEW FOR 2017!

Bring the kids for a bee-themed Pollinator Parade, eco-arts & crafts and more! Learn more here!

Check out our focus on the food system here – with a gleaned foods exchange, smoothie bike, and demos on composting and food preservation.

Take a brand new electric or hybrid vehicle for a spin at our Kia ride-and-drive!


EXHIBITORS:

Our exhibitors always bring their A-game. Join us to learn more about:

Energy & Climate Change

  • Heat pumps for home and business heating and cooling!
  • Learn about making your home more energy efficient
  • Solar electricity panels on display
  • Learn how to sign up for Maine Green Power to use electricity generated from renewable sources in Maine
  • New Technology videos on display
  • Efficiency Maine Case studies
  • How you can take action on climate policy

Waste & Recycling

  • Biodiesel demonstration and grease recycling
  • Landfill waste reduction

Water

  • History and ecology of the Presumpscot River and ways you can interact with it
  • Water Education Toolkit
  • Non-Point Source pollution demonstration with the Maine Water Environment Association
  • Learn how filter feeders clean water and bio accumulate toxins

Land & Habitat Conservation

  • Maine Audubon interactive crafts and lessons!

 Farm & Food

  • Check out our Focus on the Food System – a whole series of interactive learning.

Products & Services

  • Sustainable Household product demonstrations
  • Sustainable heating and cost savings demonstrations
  • Sample natural and locally sourced remedy products
  • Get connected to climate solutions projects in your area
  • Hands on sustainable craft table
  • Discussions on the power of buying local and sustainable products
  • Cloth diaper, baby wearing and other natural parenting items demonstrations

Check out the full roster (updated weekly) here.


WORKSHOPS:

In 2016, we had a full day of fascinating workshops:

Presentation Title Presenter
Windows Inserts: A cheap, effective way to reduce energy loss through windows WindowDressers
Food Waste 101 NRCM
Home Energy Workshop with Efficiency Maine Efficiency Maine
A numbers game – what is saved by using cloth Maine Cloth Diaper

 

Why You Should Be Driven Greater Portland Transit District
Heat Pumps: “Watts” it all about? Goggin Energy
Demystifying the World of Plastic Recycling ecomaine
“Green” Your Machines AutoBeGREEN
Home Energy Workshop with Efficiency Maine Efficiency Maine
Clean Water Industry in Portland Maine Water Environment Assoc.

We’re working on developing our list for 2017 – be sure to reach out if you’re interested!


MUSIC:

You’ll be grooving all day long to the sweet sounds of:

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