Join us as we celebrate over a decade of sustainable initiatives and fairs! Featuring 12-15 of our green businesses and vendors who have been with us from the beginning.

We get started at 4:00 PM on the porch of Halliehurst Mansion (vendors, wine tasting, beer tasting, live music); Our signature "Sustainable Feast" benefit dinner 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM ($20 donation) featuring the finest local chefs & relaxed round table discussions... with representatives from solar, wind, green building and agriculture including Mountain View Solar & Wind, La Paix Herb Farm, and others! Then at 9PM join us in the campus bar, The Ice House, featuring the music of FoxHunt ($7).

Dinner reservations may be made ahead by sending check for $20/person to:  Sustainable Living for WV, P.O. Box 2206, Huntington WV 25722.  Make checks payable to:  Sustainable Living for WV and and note Sustainable Feast Dinner.  Reservations must be received by April 12th.  Otherwise, accepted at the door.  Dinner capacity is 150

*This event is hosted by Davis & Elkins College - and co-sponsored in partnership by The Center for Sustainabilty Studies at D&E and The Sustainable Living for WV non-profit organization.

(During the day there will also be a rain barrel making workshop and an electronics collection event partnered with the county.)

Room reservations on campus are available at a reduced rate for our attendees: Call 800 624-3157

West Virginia Sustainable Fair 2011

 

Saturday - April 16, 2011 ~ Davis & Elkins College

Celebrating over a decade of sustainable initiatives and fairs!

 

10:00 - 11:30 AM:  “Rain Barrel Make & Take” Workshop with Kathy Hopkins and Bruce Wohleber.   Location:  Hermanson Plaza.

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM:  Electronics Recycling (E-Cycling) Collection, sponsored by The Center for Sustainability Studies of Davis & Elkins College and the Randolph County Solid Waste Authority.  Location:  Hermanson Plaza Parking Lot.

For more information contact The Center for Sustainability Studies (304) 637-1309.

 

“A Sustainable Affair”

Fair Focus: Renewable Energy, Green Building / Architecture,

Food & Agriculture, Artisans & Green Businesses

 

Events at Halliehurst Mansion:

 

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Exhibits/Vendors, Wine & Beer Tasting, Music

Lambert’s Winery

Power In My Back Yard (PIMBY)

Mountain View Solar & Wind

LaPaix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge

WV Herb Association

Smoke Camp Crafts

Mainline Books, Elkins

Zendick Arts (Jewelry)

North Central Neckorations (Jewelry)

The Mills Group, LLC (alternative energy solutions)

Hypno Coffee, Canaan Valley

Live Plants, D&E Chi Beta Phi Science Honorary Students

Organic Foods

Local Brewery

Your Green Space – bring your samples, brochures, hand-outs, etc. to share!

 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM: A “Sustainable Feast” Benefit Dinner

Our signature annual “Sustainable Feast” benefit dinner features locally grown organic food prepared by local gourmet chefs preparing their signature seasonal dishes!

  A delight for the senses!  Cost: $20

For advanced reservations: Contact The Center for Sustainability Studies (304) 637-1309.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Dinner “Round Table” discussions with:

Mike McKechnie & John Christensen of Mountain View Solar & Wind

Myra Bonhage-Hale, Steward of LaPaix Herb Farm

Matt Sherald of Power In My Back Yard (PIMBY)

Ryan Hess & Michael Mills of The Mills Group, LLC

Benefit Concert:  Saturday evening 9:00 PM – 12 Midnight with, “The Fox Hunt”.  Join us at the Ice House campus pub!  Cost is $7.  Tickets available in advance through The Center for Sustainable Studies (304) 637-1309 or at the door.

 

 

The Fox Hunt are a West Virginia based multi-instrumentalist string-band that play traditional fiddle music and original Americana music through a single condenser microphone.  With a deviant cast of characters and some truly exceptional talents, The Fox Hunt offer a unique approach to one of the most sustainable forms of music, and add to it a style all of their own.  Touring more than 100 shows a year, The Fox Hunt have built an ever-growing allegiance of fans across the US and beyond!

 

 

 

Hosted by Davis & Elkins College

 

Co-SponsorsSustainable Living for West Virginia non-profit organization &

The Center for Sustainability Studies of Davis & Elkins College.

 

To become a supporter, contact Denise Poole, Co-Director at: deniseap@earthlink.net or Russ McClain, Co-Director at: mcclainw@dewv.edu

 

Sustainable Living for WV website, www.sustainablelivingforwv.org.  All updates for the fair, and links to other sustainable efforts, news and more can be found there.

 

Sustainable Living for WV

P.O. Box 2206, Huntington WV  25722

A non-profit organization registered with the WV Secretary of State office

 

The Center For Sustainability Studies

Davis & Elkins College – 100 Campus Drive, Elkins WV 26241