GreenFest 2017

 

GreenFest 2017 is your one-stop shop
to learn about and celebrate sustainable living in the Bluegrass!

835 National Avenue
Lexington, KY 40502

GreenFest is the place to learn about living sustainably while having fun!
Learn something new at workshop, enjoy food, and music, take home a Rain Barrel painted by a local artist, shop amongst an array of eco friendly vendors, & much more! Rain or shine, the day will be hosted by our good friend, LEX 18’s Tom Ackerman.

Sponsored by: Kentucky Utilities, Kentucky American Water
Synergy Home LLC, and Good Foods Co-op
Media Partners: LEX18 & WUKY

 Green Living Workshops

We are thrilled to offer another exciting line-up of workshops featuring regional experts in sustainable living who will inspire your own green living practices! Most workshops take place at our offices and last 30 minutes. 

New this year, Bluegrass Greensource staff will lead a ‘Walking Workshop’ to a nearby residence which boasts numerous sustainable features. Attendees will be able to talk to the homeowner directly about their experience implementing solar, raising backyard chickens, and more!

 

– MINDFULNESS & HEATHY LIVING with Centered
Location: BGGS Conference Room

– UPCYCLING: MAKE & TAKE with Lexington Habitat ReStore
Location: BGGS parking lot tent

– HOME SOLAR with Jamie Clark of Synergy Home LLC
Location: BGGS conference room

– ECO-TRAVEL with Anahata Travel
Location: BGGS conference room

– BEEKEPING with Bluegrass Beekeepers Association
Location: BGGS Conference Room

– DOWNSIZING FOR THE PLANET with Sweet Life Natural Food
Location: BGGS Conference room

– BIKE REPAIR & MAINTENANCE with Eternally Geared
Location: BGGS parking lot tent

– SMALL SPACE GARDENING with Wilson’s Nursery & Garden Center
Location: BGGS Conference room

– CONTAINER HOUSE LIVING with ReContained
Location: Container House in parking lot across the street from Bluegrass Greensource

– NEW: WALKING WORKSHOP: Sustainable Home Tour 
Location: Walk to home located on Walton Avenue with features many sustainable practices, including solar panels and backyard chickens. 

Vendor & Community Booths:

 Pollinator Plant Sale & Exchange

Bring a plant, take a plant: Bluegrass Greensource staff will help facilitate the exchange. Several trees and flowers will also be available for purchase, with all proceeds directly benefitting Bluegrass Greensource. 

Raffle to benefit Bluegrass Greensource programs.

All proceeds from the raffle benefit our work to provide environmental education to our 20-county service area. 

License #: EXE2181

Check out highlights from 2015:

kNOwMORE FUN Bluegrass Greensource Greenfest 2015 [HD] from donein60 on Vimeo.