Live Green Connecticut! is excited to launch a new community outreach program called, “Help a Neighbor Out”. Our next workshop is at the Stratford Library, Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30pm. No charge. refreshments served.
Live Green Connecticut! Festival has something for everyone! Join us at Connecticut’s largest, healthy living, fun-filled family festival for all ages, located at Taylor Farm Park, 45 Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk, CT!
Featured areas include Health & Wellness, Cool Kids’ Zone, Home Improvement, Pet Supplies & , Cool cars, variety of delicious food, great music, shopping, and over 200 exhibits! ‘Green’ Dogs Welcome….on a leash of course!!
See and experience exciting exhibits and features. Enjoy a fun-filled day with friends & family
FREE ADMISSION!!!!!!!!!!!! Let’s all Live Green Connecticut!
September 19th, 2015
10:00am – 5:00pm
September 20th, 2015
10:00am – 4:00pm
Live Green Connecticut! is an IRS designated 501 (c) (3) public charity
Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors!
Stop & Shop
Bay State Textiles
Mattress Recycling Council
FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL
City of Norwalk, Norwalk Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, Westport Electric Car Club, City Carting, New England Electric Automobile Association, Fairfield University and Mentoring Enterprise (FAME), Night and Day Media
MEDIA PARTNERS & SPONSORS
Connoisseur Media, CT Environmental Headlines, CT-Moms Online, CT Kids & Family, Natural Awakenings – Fairfield County, KidsOutandAbout.com, Macaroni Kid, The Hour, News Channel 12
Opening Ceremonies with Norwalk’s Mayor Rilling! Green Coast Awards presented!
LGCT! is home to am official National Drive Electric Week. Register your EV HERE
2016 Smart car electric & a 2016 Mercedes-Benz electric B-Class – ON DISPLAY
2016 Chevy VOLT – ON DISPLAY!
1898 Riker Electric Car on display – courtesy Dragone Classic Car
Mattress Recycling – Bring your Mattress to be recycled and receive FREE PARKING!
NEW! Live Green CT! DOG PARADE!! Both Days! Prizes Awarded!
NEW FEATURED AREA: Recycling: Including Mattress Recycling!
Blood Pressure Screenings provided by Norwalk Hospital
Pony Rides, Petting Zoo and Face Painting
Eco – Shopping and Home Improvement!
Live Green CT! welcomes Bay State Recycling!
Expanded Shopping Area!
Checkout our Live Green CT! Case Studies
LGCT! in Partnership with Wilton Go Green Announces our Statewide Green Business Designation Program
“My Favorite Tree” – Statewide Children’s Art Exhibit – Over 200 drawings!
Opening Ceremonies – Saturday, September 13th, 10:15am
LGCT! welcomes Leo Cirino and the Westport Electric Car Club!!
Wide variety of DELICIOUS food!!
Solar Powered Merry-Go-Round
Amazing Eco-Transportation Exhibit!
Nutrional Balance will have two drawings! Hair Analysis Packet value ($150.00 and Reiki Energy Healing Gift Certificate value ($125.00).
New Feature! Natural Awakenings Center for Total Life Care
Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
John Layseca performs LIVE – Saturday at 1:30pm - Check out his moves!
Enjoy the Scot Albertson Trio – Sunday – Sept. 14 – 2:00pm
Gustave White (FIRST IN FLIGHT) Replica Plane ON DISPLAY!!!
Green Coast Awards Presented
Concierge Window Cleaning will be offering a drawing for a free roof cleaning!
LGCT! welcomes Bright Horizons as our “Cool Kids” Zone Sponsor!
Visit the Bloomfield Bicycle and Repair Shop display and test drive an electric bike!
Sustainable America: ZERO WASTE Sponsor!
Live Green Connecticut! Energy Challenge!
The Ford Go Further Tour will offer test drives in their cool, eco-friendly cars!!
Take a test drive and receive a $10 VISA gift card!!
THREE Tesla’s will be on display including a NEW Model S and a Tesla Roadster!!
Join us for our FEATURED PANEL: Food for Thought. Fuel for Change.
Sustainable America sponsors composting of all LGCT! food waste!!! WOW!
WIN a KAYAK from Sports Authority!
Edible Gardens by Michael Sette: WIN A RAISED-BED HERB GARDEN – installed with plants!
Come and see Frito-Lay’s natural gas vehicle!
Thank you to Toyota of Stamford for all of your support of LGCT!
Hearst Media joins LGCT! as a 2013 Media Sponsor!
CT-Moms Online with sell delicious, mouth-watering ‘Literacy Lemonade’ to benefit the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County & #Give4KidsNow, a United Way Campaign
Live Healthy Connecticut! – NEW FEATURE! with DEMONSTRATIONS! by Beloved Yogi & Visionary, Mitchel Bleier, Yogapata & Zumba demonstration by the ONE AND ONLY John Layseca.
Live Music all day long, each day!!…….click here for the Amazing Music Schedule!
Have fun in the Cool Kids’ Zone with the Maritime Aquarium Touch Tank, Woodcock Nature Center’s and SoundWaters critters and Audubon Greenwich”s interactive exhibit!!
Learn how going “green” will save you green!
Networking Session, Featured Guests and Panel Discussions in the Speaker’s Tent!
Storytelling with Jeanine Behr Getz: Kids Think Big
LGCT! Welcomes Back Scot Albertson – Scot Albertson’s NEW 6th CD just released titled “Urge To Croon”.
Enjoy DELICIOUS & HEALTHY food from Skinny Pines Brick Oven Pizza, The Stand Juice Company, Green Leaf Organic Bakery….YUM!
New Food & Beverage Additions! LobsterCraft, Melt Mobile, Maddy’s Food Truck, Tacos El Azteca and Cowabunga Grill!
Home Improvement!! NEW FEATURED AREA – including Aitoro Appliances & Ring’s End!!
LGCT! Welcomes Title Boxing Club!!
Live Green Connecticut! welcomes Sustainable America!!
Children’s Book Author, Jeanine Behr Getz, signing and selling her books: ‘Think Green’ and ‘Kids Think Big’!
Pony Rides, Face Painting and a Petting Zoo!
Live Green Connecticut! welcomes Hearst Media, CT-Moms Online and Macaroni Kid as Media Sponsors!
Macaroni Kid is a FREE local e-newsletter and website for parents in Fairfield County covering all the latest events, activities, recipes, reviews, giveaways, special discounts, information and more. Subscribe today at: www.westport.macaronikid.com!
Learn the benefits of owning solar panels from PurePoint Energy
Live Green Connecticut! welcomes back Adopt – A – Dog!!
How Green is Your Town? Find out! Visit GreenTowns at LGCT! and see how your community compares with others!!
Test Drive the Focus Electric and C-MAX Hybrid at LGCT! and Ford Will Buy You Lunch! (up to $15 value)
Learn about Solar Energy at the SolarCity exhibit located at the main entrance!
How Green is Your Town? Find out! Visit GreenTowns at LGCT! and share local initiatives!
iPhone and iPad solar charging station available for all LGCT! attendees!
New Panel Just Announced: Fairfield Green Food Guide: LIVE
Governor Malloy proclaims September 15th & 16th Live Green Connecticut! Weekend!
Congressman Jim Himes comes out in Full Support of Live Green Connecticut!
Breaking News! Miss. Connecticut, Emily Audibert, and Miss. Connecticut Outstanding Teen, Jaine’ Coann, will be making an Appearance!
Just Announced! Amy Kalafa will be signing and selling her blockbuster book, Lunch Wars
150 “goody bags” given away both days!
FREE samples and coupons from Choice Pet Supply!
Just announced! Live Green Connecticut has partnered with Connecticut Kids and Family!
Choose 100% GREEN electricity!
Breaking News!: The Homespun Merry-Go-Round will be exhibiting!
New Panel Just Announced: Go Green & Save Money!
LGCT! welcomes the Ford Go Further Tour!!!
Seth Leitman to moderate EV Panel!
The MOST AWESOME Live Musical Line-Up EVER!
Featuring Sarah Chesler, Matt Dyer, Al Smith, Ken Coulson & The Gatsby’s Green Light Band, Scot Albertson, Sarah McGowan, Griffin Anthony, Suzanne Vick, P.J. Pacifico, Blind Fire, Arthur Lipner & The Wilton Steel Community Band!
The Cool Kids’ Zone will feature Pony Rides, a Petting Zoo, Curious Creatures, and Face Painting!
Photography for Kids sponsored by the Friends of Norwalk Islands
SoundWaters will feature their ‘Creatures from the Sea’ Exhibit!
LGCT! welcomes Audubon Greenwich!
Just announced: Green Jobs Panel, Saturday, September 15th at 3:00pm
Daily demonstrations by George Bell and his Portable Sawmill!!
Yummy Food & Beverages from Bull’s Head Market, Skinny Pines Pizza, The Stand, Elm Street Kettle Corn and the Island Cow organic Ice Cream!
The Connecticut Chapter of the Sierra Club returns for 3rd year to LGCT!
Enjoy Planet Fuel delicious and ORGANIC beverages!!
Live Green CT! Welcomes PACE!
Check out the Crazed Carrots!
GIVE: Green Initiative for Vegetables in Education joins LGCT!
Eco-transportation exhibit including Ken Edwards’ Tesla Roadster!!
Meet Etta Kantor and see her Nissan Leaf!
Save the Frogs, the only national charity dedicated to protecting amphibians will be at LGCT!
How Green is Your Town? Stop by the GreenTowns exhibit and find out!
Heard of Green Drinks? Lean how you can get involved locally!
FREE DRAWINGS & GIVEAWAYS!
2011 Exhibitor Highlights
Breaking News!!!!!!!!! Governor Malloy officially proclaims September 17th & 18th Live Green Connecticut! Weekend!
Transportation exhibit including Ken Edwards’ Tesla Roadster!!
Breaking News! Karl Chevrolet will be showcasing the Chevy Volt & Chevy Cruze Eco!
Learn about GreenTowns, share your green initiatives and talk with GreenTowns Advisors!
Sustainability Expert Bill Janhonen will be displaying and demonstrating the Honeywell WT 6500 Wind Turbine!
World renown trombonist and music educator Vinny Nobile leads his new project The Trummytones!
Breaking News! Mrs. Connecticut 2011, Jennifer Begley, Miss Connecticut 2011, Morgan Amarone and Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen 2011, Nicole Nemense, will be appearing at Live Green Connecticut on Saturday, September 17th!
September 17th & 18th Officially proclaimed Live Green Connecticut Weekend!
Habitat Restore: The Store That Builds Homes… Welcome Back!
Talk with organizers from Moving Planet-the state-wide event, scheduled for September 24th
The most amazing Homespun Merry-Go-Round will be a Saturday Feature!
Front Yard Coop – The First Solar Powered, Self Propelled Coop!
Local and organic food!
Our delicious food vendors include Ripka’s Bulls Head Market, Skinny Pines Pizza, Peace Tree Desserts, Planet Fuel, The Farmer’s Cow, Elm Street Kettle Corn and more to come!
Seth Leitman, author and Green Living Guy, will answer your questions about green living!
The Dolce Coffehouse returns including special guest Marina Marchese
Meet Ngo Okafor – actor, model and successful businessman will be speaking about health and wellness, click on Ngo’s name to see his workout video!!
BIOS Water Car will kick off their fall tour
Children’s activity area
A Truly Cool Petting Zoo with Goats, Lambs, Pot Belly Pigs, Chicks, Bunnies and so much more!
Curious Creatures and their educational live animal show featuring Turtles, Lizards, Geckos, Bearded Dragons, Snakes and more…O’ My!
Cool Air Clean Planet and The Sierra Club will answer your environmental questions
Kat’s PAWS Bottle and Can Redemption Program – BRING AND DONATE YOUR RECYCLABLE CANS & BOTTLES!
Cut and Dry Portable 21′ long sawmill – hourly demos!’
‘Green’ Dogs Welcome…on a Leash of course!
The most Remarkable Live Music schedule on Saturday and Sunday on the Main Stage!
Live Music featuring Sarah Chesler, Al Smith, Run on the Sun, Scot Albertson, Bone Dry, Arthur Lipner & The Wilton Community Steel Band, Sarah McGowan, P.J. Pacifico and Blind Fire!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Yamaha Acoustic Piano used in the Scot Albertson Trio performance is paid for by Scot as an additional donation to the Live Green Connecticut! Event and supplied by Haller Piano from Stamford, CT.
Live Green Connecticut thanks Scot Albertson Trio and Haller Piano!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Soundkeeper will have clean water materials and demo street storm drain filters
Over 150 exhibitors!
Take the Energy Star Pledge
Bigelow Tea samples
Free Drawings and Giveaways!!
The first 100 visitors each day of the festival will receive a goody bag from Aetheria Spa, Fairfield County’s only organic day spa. Peek inside and one lucky Live Green CT visitor may find a gift certificate for any 60 minute spa treatment (a value of $120!)
Gigi Benanti, Reiki Master/Teacher, has donated a Gift Certificate for a 1 Hour Reiki Session!
Live Green Connecticut would like to extend our sincerest thanks and gratitude to City Carting & Recycling for their donation of a Dumpster at Live Green Connecticut! City Carting & Recycling is a true environmental and recycling friend!
The 2nd Annual Live Green Connecticut! is dedicated to the loving memory of Gregory Peter Watson (6/14/52 – 1/21/11), a loyal friend and founder of Live Green Connecticut!
BREAKING NEWS! THE CHEVY VOLT WILL BE SHOWCASED AT LIVE GREEN CONNECTICUT!
News Flash!! The Elco Electric Launch will be Featured at Live Green Connecticut!
‘Green’ Dogs Welcome…on a Leash of course!
GOVERNOR RELL PROCLAIMS SEPTEMBER 18th & 19th LIVE GREEN CONNECTICUT! WEEKEND!
WHERE GREEN MEETS MAINSTREAM!
FUN ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS!
Dr. Robert Ballard, Discoverer of the Titanic!
Chef Michel Nischan: Restaurant Owner, Award-Winning Cookbook Author & Media Personality!
Stepping Stones Museum for Children!
Marina Marchese, Red Bee Honey Founder, Beekeeper and Author will speak about honeybees, perform a demonstration and do a book signing of ‘Honeybee, Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper’
Ken Edwards’ Tesla Roadster!
Analiese Paik, Founder of the Fairfield Green Food Guide, sharing information about the Farm-To-Chef Harvest Celebration Week!
Bill Janhonen featuring his GreenspeakTM Program!
smartcenterFairfield will showcase the smart fortwo electric drive!
Dolce Norwalk Hotel & Resort Sponsoring the Coffeehouse Tent!
Eco Green Site Solutions will showcase the BigBelly solar-powered, cordless trash compaction system!
Live Green Connecticut! is thrilled to partner with The Hour!
McMahon Ford – The Ultimate Ford Dealer!
New Canaan Nature Center Preschool fostering hands-on learning about our natural world
Honda of Westport: The Honda Civic GX, powered by Natural Gas!
Norwalk Seaport Association
BE GREEN – The most amazing eco-friendly boutique!
The Maritime Aquarium
Westport Farmers’ Market: Fresh Local, Healthy and Seasonal Food!
Come see the BIOS WaterCar! Using Water For Fuel
Norwalk Community College: Building Efficiency and Sustainable Technology Program
New Country Toyota of Westport: The 2010 Toyota Prius!
Live Green CT Coffee House Featuring Local Authors!
Stamford Motorsports: The latest in cutting edge Honda Motorcycles, Scooters and Quiet Generators!
Blu-Print Automotive Conversions!
Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens – The largest herb plant grower in the country!
Mohegan Sun Solar Powered Mobile Marketing Unit!
Special Appearance by Eric Pooley! Author of ‘The Climate War’
American Red Cross featuring Fun Activities!
Catch A Healthy Habit Cafe and their delicious Smoothies!
Greenwich Point Conservancy
The Sierra Club
Skinny Pines Pizza: Wood Fired Catering with Local Ingredients!
Green Built Connecticut: Plan, Build Educate
Cell-nique: A farmer’s market in every bottle!
Cut & Dry Portable 21′ long Sawmill – Shows every hour!
The Fairfield County Jazz Guild performing their extraordinary music!
Music on the Showmobile Stage!
Special Screening: The Vanishing of the Bees
Carolyn Humphreys from Sunlight Solar speaking on Solar
Bone Dry - Acoustic Rock with a Groove
The Recycled Wave will be at LGC! thanks to King Industries!
Cool Face Painting!
The Official Hotel of Live Green Connecticut! is the green ROCKS inn! green ROCKS inn prides itself on being an eco-friendly Bed & Breakfast that continually strives to minimize its carbon footprint
Save Money on Your Electric Bill! Bring your electric bill to Live Green CT! for a FREE cost analysis and start saving money now!
FREE SAMPLES & GIVEAWAYS!
10 FREE Home Energy Solutions visits, (a $750 value) to the first 10 CL & P Customers that sign up each day!! Compliments of New England Smart Energy.
A $25 discount towards a HES visit – over $750 worth of services! Sponsored by CEEF and administered by CL&P. Compliments of New England Smart Energy.
3 Group Yoga Classes (3 different winners) and 1 Private Yoga Session with Yogi Brian generously donated by Yogi Brian’s
Cell-nique Super Green Drink Samples!
Take a Chance on winning a Ducky Life Tea Gift Bag and a Tea Tasting for 20 at your home!
Reiki Session Gift Certificates generously donated by Angelic Healing Center, Gigi B. Reiki Master/Teacher
Complimentary Issues of Natural Awakenings Magazine
Bigelow Tea Samples!
Planet Fuel offers delicious, low-sugar, organic juices for kids with no preservatives, additives or refined sugars. We care about the health of our children and the planet.
FUN ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS!
Over 150 Exhibitors!
Moffly Media, The Hour, News 12 Connecticut, 95.9 THE FOX, Natural Awakenings, CT Environmental Headlines, E-Environmental Magazine, Conscious Decisions, Greenburbs, the Edible Advocate Alliance, the Norwalk Beat and Canaiden Media.
Mayor Richard A. Moccia:
“The merger between economic development and environmental responsibility has become an indispensable part of our culture and economy. Live Green Connecticut advances the knowledge and wherewithal for citizens at every stage of the process to become actively, ethically and productively involved in this effort and as Mayor of Norwalk, I am proud that during the Live Green Connecticut Festival, our City will be the focal point of this important work.”
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