Saturday, September 27, 2014
11 am – 4 pm
Hartwood Acres Park
 

The Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival is a sustainable living festival held in late September. In 2013, the festival featured over 80 exhibitors from local nonprofits and green businesses, as well as events including an African drumming circle and a recycled costume parade!

Come to Hartwood Acres Park for the 5th annual Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival in 2014. Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and green your community. Enjoy delicious local food, interactive demonstrations, and activities. Plus, the festival is held jointly with Hay Days, a fun family event with a petting zoo, tractor rides, and other activities for kids!

Exhibits

Local green organizations offer educational and interactive exhibits throughout the park. Visitors can enjoy everything from bike-powered squirt guns to environmental trivia, herb tastings, and how to raise chickens in your backyard! Register now by filling out the form below!

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Our registered vendors for 2014 so far include:

3 Rivers Wet Weather

ALCOSAN

Allegheny Cleanways

Allegheny County

Allegheny County Economic Development 

Allegheny County Green Champions

Allegheny County Treasurer

Allegheny Land Trust

ARL Wildlife Rehab League

Audubon Society of Western PA

Chatham University

The Climate-Urban Systems Partnership

Conservation Consultants, LLC.

Construction Junction

Department of Environmental Protection

Energy Independent Solutions

Friends of the Riverfront

Global Links 

Girl Scouts of Western PA

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Group Against Smog and Pollution

Gutter Helmet Systems

Healthy Skin For A Happy Life

North Area Environmental Council

Penn Forest National Burial Park

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Robert Morris University

The Sierra Club

Student Conservation Association

Tree Pittsburgh

The Church Institute

Zero Fossil-Energy Outfitters


For Kids

The Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival features lots of great content and activities for kids.

Carnegie Science Center  Biodegradable Sculpture Building 
Reuse-A-Palooza  A hands-on, open-ended, creative activity for kids and adults, using reclaimed materials 
Parade of All Beings Event  Parade through Hartwood wearing hand-made, recycled materials creature costumes 

Volunteer

Kids and adults can volunteer at the festival, helping set up tables, direct parking, providing information to festival-goers, and keeping the park clean.

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I Made It! Market

Artists from I Made It! Market have a tent at the festival, where they sell handmade crafts.

Local Food Vendors

Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival features sustainable food from your favorite local restaurants and food trucks! Last year's food vendors include Marty's Market, Zest Wishes, Pittsburgh Crepe, Rondita's Food Truck, Wood Fired Flat Breads, Soup Nancy's, The Pop Stop, BRGR, Franktuary, Polish Pierogi, Healcrest Urban Farm, Sito's, Crested Duck Charcuterie, Colteryahn Dairy, and Chatham University.

Sponsors

The 4th annual Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival was made possible through the generous support of the following event sponsors: 

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