By Analiese Paik
Each year we try to find one more things to do in our household to inch ourselves towards living a more sustainable lifestyle. New insulation in the attic made from recycled jeans, a hybrid vehicle, and a man-powered rather than gas-powered mowing service are a few of the sustainable choices our family has made in the last few years. How about you? Are you ripe for a few good ideas? Live Green CT! is a fun, 2-day festival chock full of opportunities to learn directly from green manufacturers and service providers ranging from hybrid vehicles to food.
Local-sustainable food vendors this year include The Stand Juice Company (organic vegan food and juice bar), Skinny Pines (wood-fired brick oven pizza with local, seasonal ingredients) and Island Cow Ice Cream Co. (to die for organic ice cream from Maine served from a real ice cream truck!). Don’t miss an opportunity to receive $15 in food vouchers! Test drive either the Ford Focus Electric or C-MAX Hybrid and receive a meal voucher worth up to $15. Reserve your time slot online now to avoid any waiting or inconvenience. Meal vouchers can be used at any food vendor at Live Green CT! The Ford Go Further Tour allows consumers to get behind the wheel of the Focus Electric to experience the state-of-the-art technology in a car that does not require a drop of gas. Be the first to experience the Focus Electric and the new C-MAX Hybrid at LIVE GREEN CONNECTICUT!
Attend the free family-friendly festival from 10-4 on Saturday, September 15, and 11-4 on Sunday, September 16, at Taylor Farm Park at 45 Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk, CT. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Leashed dogs are welcome.
About Live Green CT!
Live Green Connecticut! KICKS OFF 3rd ANNUAL, STATE-WIDE GREEN LIVING & FAMILY FESTIVAL WITH DEEP COMMISSIONER DAN ESTY AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER
3rd Annual Green Living and Family Festival to be held
September 15th and 16th at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk
NORWALK, CT — (June 19, 2012) – Scot Weicker and Daphne Dixon, Co-founders of Live Green Connecticut! announced the dates for the 3rd annual festival will be September 15th and 16th at Taylor Farm Park, located in Norwalk, Connecticut. They also announced that Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner, Daniel Esty will be the keynote speaker at this year’s festival.
Weicker and Dixon stated, “Commissioner Esty is a strong proponent of environmental stewardship, interested in supporting and tapping into alternative and renewable energy sources and a great champion of sustainability. We are delighted to have Commissioner Esty share his compelling message, leadership and vision for Connecticut’s sustainable future, Saturday, September 15th, at 11:00am.”
Live Green Connecticut! the largest event of its kind in the state, is considered a major success within the green community and also throughout Connecticut, as a fun-filled, family destination. Live Green Connecticut! provides environmental education, in a family-friendly, fun atmosphere, to people throughout Connecticut. It features non-profit organizations, small businesses, grassroots efforts, government agencies, green businesses and corporations, local and organic food, renewable energy, green technology, organic gardening, environmentalism, eco-transportation, children’s activities, live music, and fun for the whole family!
Weicker and Dixon, continue: “We are very excited to announce the 3rd annual Live Green Connecticut! family festival. With every year the enthusiasm and excitement grows and grows. This year is no exception – it will be bigger, better and greener than previous years!”
Live Green Connecticut! is proud to announce key sponsors including the Ford Go Further Tour, E/The Environmental Magazine, The Green Living Guy, Earthgarage, CT Environmental Headlines, CT Green Building Council, Wheels for Wishes, Fairfield Green Drinks, Clean Air Cool Planet, and GreenTowns.
Please visit www.livegreenct.com, to learn more about this green-living and family festival, see exciting news and developments, and find out how to become an exhibitor.
About Live Green Connecticut!
Live Green Connecticut! will take place at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk, Connecticut September 15th and 16th. Featured attractions and exhibits include local and organic food, marine ecology and nature center exhibits, wind and solar displays, hands-on kid’s activities, environmental and conservation organizations and speakers, alternative fuel vehicles including Tesla, Mitsubishi MiEV, Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf, landscape and garden centers, green careers and education, eco-art, eco-fashion, live music, and fun and friendly atmosphere!
Live Green Connecticut! is a fun-filled two-day festival which will promote environmental education, business, non-profit organizations, green technology, recycling, conservation, health and wellness, climate protection and sustainable living. Eco-friendly businesses will showcase their green and sustainable products and services. Individuals and families will come away with money saving tips, new ideas and a thoroughly enjoyable experience for all. Admission is free! Please visit: www.livegreenct.com.
Live Green Connecticut! Where Green Meets Mainstream! LGCT! is a 501 (c) (3) public charity.
For more information about the festival, please contact:
Scot Weicker & Daphne Dixon, Co-Founders
W: (203) 536-9377 W: (203) 536-4695
Live Green Connecticut!
P.O. Box 59
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
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