registration for the Chippewa Valley Sustainable Future
second Chippewa Valley Sustainable Future Festival
is taking registrations for vendors and exhibitors;
businesses and organizations with sustainable practices
are encouraged to apply.
Chippewa Valley Sustainable Future Festival is tentatively
scheduled for August 10, 2013 at the Eau Claire County
EXPO Center and focuses on educating people about
creating a more sustainable lifestyle.
area organizations and businesses were interested
in starting an event like this to increase awareness
about what sustainability is and to showcase their
sustainable products, said Erin LaFaive, Eau
Claire County University of Wisconsin-Extension educator.
noted that sustainable living is a lifestyle that
attempts to reduce an individuals or societys
use of the Earths natural resources. Many people
think that sustainability is only about environmental
stewardship but economic prosperity and strong and
healthy communities are equal components.
event, which is free and open to the public, will
include presentations on gardening, energy and water
conservation, alternative energy, food systems, and
other sustainable living practices. There will be
a rain barrel making workshop and a kids activity
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