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Greenerborough Fair: Saturday, May 5th

The Greenerborough Fair celebrates the Monadnock Region’s commitment to protecting the environment. The Fair includes everything from 4H-ers’ animals and a farmer’s market to Teslas and the latest blockchain-based distributed-grid design. Attendance is free – though donations will be appreciated at the door of the Peterborough Community Center.  
9 am – 4 pm, Saturday May 5, 2018
Peterborough Community Center 

Outdoors 

·    Electric vehicle exhibit: See a Tesla Model 3, Model S and Fenton Toyota of Keene’s 2018 Prius
·       Farmers’ Market
·       Pellet Boiler Tours
·       Lunchtime Music from the Tara Greenblatt Band
·       Food: Healthy lunch options will be offered by the Cornucopia Project and will include veggie wraps, veggie & meat chilis, banana muffins and snacks served by students who are enrolled in the Cool Chefs cooking program.
 

Children’s Activities 

·       Jaffrey 4H-Club Animals
·       Cornucopia Gardening for Kids
·       Peterborough Library Children’s Craft Fun

Sustainability Presentations 

10:00-10:30 Demonstration: Inoculating for Mushrooms, Dave Wichland, Wichland Woods
 
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 Tracy, Conducive for Life; Tyler Webster, Green Grocer, Tyler Ward, Repair Cafe, Christine Destempres, Art and Dialogue, Gene Jonas, Hungry Bear Farm, Sheldon Pennoyer, Sheldon Pennoyer Architects, Jeff Grosner, The Mountain
 
12:30-1:00 Environmental Carcinogens and How to Minimize Exposure, by Dr. James DuMond, Provost, Franklin Pierce University
 
1:15 to 2:00 “The Tomato Project” presented by Cornucopia Project’s Farm to Fork Fellows (ConVal high school students)
 
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 Message from Congresswoman Kuster & Presentation of the Green Star Sustainability Award, Peterborough Recycling Committee 

Raffle

3 Peterborough Baskets, 2 pairs Monadnock Chorus Concert tickets, various farm goods

Indoor Exhibitors

·       Citizens’ Climate Lobby
·       Green Energy Options
·       IMBY Energy
·       League of Conservation Voters
·       Lignetics of New England (N. E. Wood Pellet)
·       Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center
·       MAxT Makerspace
·       Monadnock Beekeepers’ Association
·       Monadnock Farm & Community Coalition
·       Mothers Out Front
·       Northeast Organic Farming Organization
·       Nuttin’ Ordinary
·       Peterborough Energy Committee
·       Peterborough Library of the Future
·       Peterborough Planning Board
·       Peterborough Recycling Green Star Awards
·       Revision Energy
·       South Pack Solar
 
Greenerborough is produced in partnership with MicroSpec Medical Extrusions. Platinum sponsors include Froling Energy, DRUM Modern Media Solutions, and the Peterborough Economic Development Authority. Nature’s Green Grocer is a gold sponsor. Other sponsors include: Ideal Compost, South Pack Solar, Community Hydro, GFA Credit Union, and The Mountain, Toadstool Bookshop, Green Energy Times and Bar Harbor Bank.
For more information, contact Jeanne Dietsch, info@greenerborough.org, or see www.greenerborough.org.

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