The Greenhouse Project and SEEDS are pleased to announce the second annual NEPA Green Fair and 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, April 27, at Nay Aug Park in Scranton to celebrate the environment.
The family friendly environmental celebration kicks off with a 5K run / walk at 9 a.m. and is followed by the Green Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The NEPA Green Fair is a free festival featuring educational programs and demonstrations, children’s activities, vendors, local food, live music, nature walks, and yoga classes.
Runners and walkers can sign up at www.nepagreenfair.com/5k. Early registration is $25 and guarantees a free organic cotton t-shirt and giveaways. Registration after April 10 is $30 and t-shirts are first come, first served. Proceeds benefit two local nonprofits dedicated to a healthy environment: The Greenhouse Project and SEEDS of NEPA.
Free educational programs include Pocono Wildlife native animals, solar, gardening, detoxing your home and body, beekeeping, nature walks, and cooking demonstrations.
St. Francis University’s Energy Institute’s mobile energy lab will showcase solar panels with battery storage, a biomass pellet stove, wall insulation demonstrations, and more. The Greenhouse Project will have plant sales, greenhouse tours, and composting demonstrations.
Sponsors include Toyota of Scranton, PPL Electric, PA Sierra Club, Honesdale National Bank, Lackawanna College, Backyard Alehouse, Wolfepack Urban Farms, Space Time Mead and Cider Works, and Pure Suds Co, NEPA Yoga Festival.