13th Sustainable Living Fair to be held at Legacy Park along side the Poudre River in the heart of Fort Collins

The Sustainable Living Fair is the largest event of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region, attracting nearly 12,000 attendees from across the County. The Fair offers a weekend of solution-based, interactive, family oriented events designed to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about sustainable living practices, renewable energy, green building, natural health, social responsibility, organic and local agriculture and more.

For $8, the cost of admission, the Sustainable Living Fair offers four diverse keynote speakers, 250 exhibitors and vendors, 75 free workshops, several hands-on demonstrations, Family Planet with a Natural Parenting Nook, an alternative fuel vehicle showcase, local food, live entertainment, and a beer garden.

Our attendees represent a full spectrum of people from the novice recycler, to the leaders in sustainable living practices and renewable energy. There’s something for everyone who utilizes the earth’s natural resources.

Fair Hours & Admission
Fair is held at Legacy Park in Fort Collins, CO (300 Woodlawn Drive)
Saturday, September 15th: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, September 16th: 10am – 5pm
One-day Pass: $8, Weekend Pass: $16
Kids under 12 FREE
Purchase tickets at the gate or in advance at: www.SustainableLivingFair.org

The Sustainable Living Fair will once again be powered completely on Alternative Energy. The main stage, workshops and vendors will operate on Biodiesel powered generators & solar trailers. The Fair is made possible each year through the participation of 400 community volunteers. Join the team!

Each year the Sustainable Living Fair features dynamic Keynote Speakers on the main stage: Learn more about these amazing ladies!
Saturday at 12pm – Seleyn DeYarus, CEO of America’s Best Organics
Saturday at 2pm – Alexandra Cousteau, National Geographic Explorer
Sunday at 12pm – Wendy Pabich, Ph. D., Founder of Water Futures
Sunday at 2pm – Rachel Kaplan, Author and Urban Homesteader
Over the years we have heard inspiring words from speakers like Woody Harrelson, Ed Begley Jr., Amy Goodman, Frances Moore Lappe’, Gary Erickson (founder of Cliff Bar), Nick Forester (host of Etown), Yvon Chouinard (founder of Patagonia), and many others.

We encourage everyone to go beyond recycling and help us meet our Zero Waste Goal. There will be several “Zero Waste” Stations at the Fair with volunteers standing by to show you how to effectively dispose of your waste products. By bringing your own service ware for your food and drinks and diverting waste to recycling and compost containers, we can significantly reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill.
Alternative Transportation Options:

Free Bike Valet Parking is available to all Fair attendees who ride their bike to the event. Tune-ups and inspections will also be available. You can ride our FREE Biodiesel Shuttle Buses that will be stopping at various, convenient locations around town, check website for stops near you www.SustainableLivingAssociation.org. Carpool or organize a Ride Share through www.Aletrnetrides.com or www.CraigsList.org Take the Transfort Bus, Rout 8 and 81 drop off at the North Azatlan Center, which is a short walk to the Fair.

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