Joel Salatin featured at 14th annual Sustainable Living Fair

The Sustainable Living Fair is the largest event of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region, attracting 11,000 attendees from across the country. The Fair, held Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 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 $10, the cost of admission, the Sustainable Living Fair offers four diverse keynote speakers, 250 exhibitors and vendors, 75 workshops, hands-on demonstrations,
an alternative fuel vehicle showcase, Family Planet, Yoga both days, local food, live entertainment, and a beer garden.

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.

Powered by nature and 450 volunteers
The Sustainable Living Fair will once again be powered completely on Renewable Energy. The main stage, workshops and vendors will operate on Biodiesel powered generators & solar powered trailers. The Fair is made possible each year through the participation of 450 community volunteers, who get FREE weekend admission to the event. Join the team!

Keynote speakers
Each year the Sustainable Living Fair features dynamic Keynote Speakers on the main stage:

Saturday at 12 p.m. – Larry Korn, author and educator
Saturday at 2 p.m. – Greg Michaud, The Old Fee Store
Sunday at 12 p.m. – Congressman Jared Polis
Sunday at 2 p.m. – Joel Salatin, Polyface Farms

Fair Hours & Admission
Fair is held at Legacy Park in Fort Collins, CO (300 Woodlawn Drive)
Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
One-day Pass: $10, Weekend Pass: $15, VIP Pass: $50
Kids under 12 FREE
Purchase tickets at the gate or in advance at:

Zero waste goal
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 attendees how to effectively dispose of their waste products. By diverting waste to recycling and compost containers, we can significantly reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill.

Parking and 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.

For 2013, we have a new 12-acre lot off of Buckingham Street, just north of Odell Brewing that will be available to all fair-goers this year. A free biodiesel shuttle bus will run every 15 minutes to-and-from the Fair both days, compliments of the Mishawaka Event Bus and ClearEcos Biodiesel.

Canopy biodiesel shuttle from area lodging & downtown
We partner with Canopy Parking on our Bio-shuttle services to and from participating hotels, downtown Fort Collins and the Fair Grounds. Canopy is the “world’s greenest parking facility” and is located near Denver International Airport. Ride the Fair shuttle from area hotels and the downtown parking garages (Pick-up and Drop-off location is at the Old Town Pedestrian Mall located on Mountain Avenue, just East of College Avenue). Drop-off will be at the Fair Entrance.

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