Fifth annual Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch

On September 25, Saint Joseph’s will celebrate green living at the fifth annual Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch on its Standish campus. Hosting faculty and area experts, the festival is a fun way to learn more about environmentally friendly practices.

The festival is held in conjunction with the college’s Eat Local Lunch. Provided by the college’s in-house food service, Pearson’s Café, the menu features fresh, locally grown vegetables, salads and meats, including many grown at the college’s own Pearson’s Town Farm.

This year’s event includes representatives from more than 30 local companies and organizations, along with faculty and staff from Saint Joseph’s College. They will provide educational materials on green technologies and lifestyles. Participating vendors include ecomaine, Natural Resources Council of Maine, Partners for World Health, Healthy Waters Coalition, Bicycle Coalition of Maine, Native Maine, Oakhurst Dairy, Pineland Farms and many more.

The Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch takes place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the Alfond Center lawn on Wednesday, September 25. The festival is free to attend and open to the public; the all-you-can-eat lunch is $10. For more information, contact Kimberly Post at 207-893-7789.

September 17, 2013
Contact: David Svenson at 207-893-7723 ·