On April 5, 2017

Earth Fair celebrates 10 years of environmental awareness

Wednesday, April 12, 2 p.m.—POULTNEY—Poultney students celebrate the 10th Poultney Earth Fair, an annual tradition that draws hundreds of local people of all ages to celebrate the environment and community. Everyone is welcome to come learn, eat and celebrate. There will be plenty of family fun including the popular wood-fired-oven pizza, live music, and interactive activities for all ages—all free!
This year’s theme is “Roots of the Past, Seeds for the Future.” The festivities will kick off with a full parade from Green Mountain College Brennan Circle at 1:30 p.m. Arriving at Poultney High School, guests will find over 60 exhibitors with interactive demos and activities showcasing what can be done to enhance communities, as well as motivate the next generation of leaders to be solution-seekers; plus tie dye t-shirts, educational hunting, maple sugaring demos, new solar innovations, and fresh herb collections.
This year will also bring many new organizations and projects, including Marble Valley Grows cooking demo; PHS art department’s inspirational rocks project; Four Rivers Charter Public School’s original student documentary, “Yes to Divest: The Fight for a Fossil-Free Future”; delicious honey tastings; and exciting exhibits on sustainability and the environment. Many of the displays result from creative projects by the Poultney middle schoolers and Green Mountain College students. Poultney High School is located at 154 East Main St., Poultney.

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