Saturday, September 27, 2014
11 am – 4 pm
Hartwood Acres Park

The Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival is a sustainable living festival held in late September. In 2013, the festival featured over 80 exhibitors from local nonprofits and green businesses, as well as events including an African drumming circle and a recycled costume parade!

Come to Hartwood Acres Park for the 5th annual Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival in 2014. Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and green your community. Enjoy delicious local food, interactive demonstrations, and activities. Plus, the festival is held jointly with Hay Days, a fun family event with a petting zoo, tractor rides, and other activities for kids!


Local green organizations offer educational and interactive exhibits throughout the park. Visitors can enjoy everything from bike-powered squirt guns to environmental trivia, herb tastings, and how to raise chickens in your backyard! Register now by filling out the form below!

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2014 Registered Vendors

(Most links are off-site)

3 Rivers Wet Weather 


Allegheny Cleanways 

Allegheny County 

Allegheny County
Economic Development 

Allegheny County Green Champions  

Allegheny County Library Association 

Allegheny County Treasurer 

Allegheny Land Trust 

Allegheny River Towns Enterprise Zone 

ARL Wildlife Rehab League   

Audubon Society
of Western PA

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh  

Chatham University Falk School of Sustainability 

The Church Institute 

Climate-Urban Systems Partnership with Carnegie Museum of Natural History 

CommuteInfo &
SW PA Commission  

Consultants, Inc.

Construction Junction 

Department of Environmental Protection 

Energy Independent Solutions 

The Foundation for
Wellness Professionals

Friends of the Riverfront 

Girl Scouts of Western PA 

Global Links 

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank 

Group Against Smog
and Pollution

Gutter Helmet Systems 

Healthy Skin For
A Happy Life

Hello Bully 

Leaf Filter  

North Area
Environmental Council

Penn Forest
National Burial Park

Penn State Center Outreach 

Penn State Extension 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 

Robert Morris University 

ShelterBox USA  

Sierra Club of
Allegheny County

Student Conservation Association  

Tree Pittsburgh 

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 through Hartwood wearing hand-made, recycled materials creature costumes 
L.L. Bean     Family History Hikes-Meet at L.L. Bean booth 


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 sustainable food from your favorite local restaurants and food trucks! This year's food vendors include Rondta's Food Truck, The Pop Stop, BRGR, Franktuary, Healcrest Urban Farm, Wood Fire Flatbreads, Colteryahn Dairy, and more!


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

Michael's Arts & Crafts

Pittsburgh City Paper

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Allegheny Regional Asset District