Get into green living this coming weekend at the Mercer Green Fest. More than 100 ecofriendly businesses, organizations, and schools will be offering information and incentives to help you go green and save money at the Mercer Green Fest on Saturday March 16, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Rider University Student Recreation Center, which is located on the main campus, 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ.

The Mercer Green Fest, which promotes green living for Mercer County families, is presented by Mercer County Sustainability Coalition. All Mercer county residents are invited to join in on having fun going green! Bring the whole family and invite your neighbors.

The fair is free and open to the public, rain or shine.  Visitors can learn about a wide variety of sustainability issues and exciting community projects such as:

  • energy efficiency
  • largest electric car display in NJ so that you can inform your next car purchase.
  • health, exercise, and wellness
  • walking and bike trails
  • food waste recycling programs
  • science fair and robotics projects from area schools and groups

Featured Family Entertainment

  • Ewing’s own, Miss Amy, our local GRAMMY Nominated Artist Author/Educator, musician and Fitness Pro, will rock and roll with the kids at this year’s Festival
  • Eyes of the Wild: Traveling Zoo will once again introduce the kids to the natural world with their traveling wildlife show.
  • Lyle Rowling, owner of Advanced Solar, AKA Solar Man will show kids how solar energy is made with a solar panel.

Local Food

An indoor farmers market will feature a great variety of locally produced fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and pickles as well as flowers, plants, herbs, and artisan food products. A family friendly lunch celebrating locally grown and seasonal ingredients from Terhune Orchards will be available for purchase all day.

The Mercer Green Fest is organized by the partners of the Mercer Sustainability Coalition: the Ewing Green Team, the Hopewell Valley Green TeamLawrence Environmental Resources & Sustainability Green Advisory Committee (ERSGAC), Sustainable LawrenceSustainable Princeton, the West Windsor Environmental Commission, and the Mercer County Office of Economic Development and Sustainability.