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Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater
 

The Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival is a free sustainable living festival held each September. This year, the festival will feature more than 60 local exhibitors, vendors and non-profit organizations highlighting innovation and sustainability in our region.

Join us at the Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater for the 5th annual Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., on Saturday, September 27, and learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and green your community. Interactive, educational exhibits - bike powered squirt guns, holistic health, renewable energy, alternative forms of transportation, stormwater retention, etc. - will engage all age groups. 

Don't miss the Recycled Costume Parade and Hay Day - a fun-filled family event featuring a petting zoo, hay rides, arts and crafts, and other activities for individuals, kids and families.  And be sure to dine on delicious, local food.

 

2014 Registered Vendors (registration is now closed)

(Most links are off-site)

3 Rivers Wet Weather 

Adam Solar Rides 

ALCOSAN 

Allegheny CleanWays 

Allegheny County Conservation District 

 Allegheny County Economic Development - Allegheny Grows Program 

Allegheny County Green Champions 

Allegheny County Library Association 

Allegheny County Parks Foundation 

Allegheny County Treasurer 

Allegheny Land Trust 

Allegheny River Towns Enterprise Zone 

Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center 

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania 

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 

Chatham University Falk School of Sustainability 

Chicks in the Hood 

Allegheny County Sheriff 

Climate & Urban Systems Partnership 

Colteryahn Dairy 

CommuteInfo 

Conservation Consultants Inc. 

Construction Junction 

Dovecote 

Energy Independent Solutions 

Foundation for Wellness Professionals from Oxford Health Center 

Friends of the Riverfront 

Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania 

Global Links 

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank 

Group Against Smog & Pollution 

GTECH Strategies 

Gutter Helmet Systems 

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 

Hartwood Acres Mansion 

Healthy Skin for a Happy Life 

Hello Bully 

Leaf Filter 

North Area Environmental Council 

On Top Gutter Protection 

Penn Forest National Burial Park 

Penn State Center - Outreach and Extension   PennFuture    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection 
Phipps Conservatory  Scalo Solar  Port Authority of Allegheny County  Project Prom 
Zipcar  Robert Morris University School of Engineering, Mathematics & Science  Sahaja Meditation  Shelter Box USA 
Sierra Club Allegheny Group  Performance Systems Development  Tree Pittsburgh   Western Pennsylvania Conservancy 
Women for a Healthy Environment  Zero Fossil Energy Outfitters  Zero Waste Pittsburgh  SureGreen Construction 
Clean Green Cleaning Services  Norwex  Essence of Freedom Yoga  Green Mountain Energy 
Allegheny County Health Department  Our Children Our Earth  Seven Creeks Roadside Spring 

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 wearing creature costumes handmade from recycled materials

 
L.L. Bean Pittsburgh Outdoor Adventure Club    Family History Hikes - Meet at L.L. Bean booth 
12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 

 
Michaels 

 
  Arts & crafts tent

 

Collection Drives

The following organizations will be conducting collection drives at the Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival. Please bring the following items if you can.

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank    Non-perishable food items 

 
Allegheny County Library Association & Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh     Used books 

 
Allegheny County Department of Human Services Project Prom    New and used prom gowns, formal attire and gift cards for prom-related businesses

 
Global Links    New and used crutches and walkers
 

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 food from your favorite local restaurants and food trucks! This year's food vendors include Randta's Organic Vegan Cafe, BRGR, Franktuary, Wood Fired Flatbreads, Healcrest Urban FarmThe Pop Stop, Kettle Corn and Colteryahn Dairy.

Sponsors

The 5th Annual Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival is made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: 

Michaels 

Pittsburgh City Paper 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

Allegheny Regional Asset District