Monadnock Region Earth Festival
Celebrate Community and the Planet
|KEENE, NH – Monadnock Food Co-op presents the Monadnock Region Earth Festival on April 21, 2018, from Noon to 4:00 pm (rain date of April 22). This free public event takes place outdoors around the Co-op and along the bike path, leading to the Railroad Square Park in Keene.
This year’s event will be the biggest so far, offering the community an opportunity to connect directly with over 70 local organizations, farmers, and artisans during the festival. There’s something for everyone, young or old, novice or avid environmentalist. The Keene Music Festival will be sponsoring live music in the amphitheater throughout the event and activities, and games will be hosted my many organizations.
Shop The Farmers’ Market of Keene in the vacant lot next to the Co-op; Beadin’ in Eden, Lone Wolf Cheese, Deer Ridge Farm, Archway Farm, Woodard’s Sugar House, Little Greens, and many more! In addition, there will be a vendor fair inside the Co-op featuring samples from other local and sustainable producers.
The Monadnock Progressive Alliance will be launching their “Ready for 100% Renewable Energy” campaign with the support of the Sierra Club and many other local partners. This announcement will take place at the amphitheater behind the Co-op from 1:00 to 1:20 pm.
The Co-op will host a Local Food BBQ on their cafe patio during the festival. Featuring a farm to fork meal for only ten dollars. House-made side dishes and desserts will also be available for purchase in addition to the full hot bar menu, sandwiches, and smoothies inside the Monadnock Food Co-op.
The one-and-only Caterpillar Lab will be on hand, blending art, science, environmental education and their love of caterpillars! Inside the co-op, customers will have the opportunity to round up their change to the next dollar – or five – for the Caterpillar Lab, a local non-profit.
The Monadnock Region Earth Festival is sponsored by the Monadnock Food Co-op.