Peacesmiths, Helene Williams, Susan Blake and Leonard Lehrman will perform political songs at the Green Fest from noon to 1:00 pm on Sunday, Aug. 12. Click here for their program.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
The Commons Cam website has a live view of the Bernie Milton Pavilion in the center of the Commons where Green Fest will take place on Sunday, August 12. Read more about the Ithaca Commons on Wikipedia.
Posted by Rachel Treichler at 2:19 PM
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Friday, June 15, 2007
We welcome grassroots organizations, political organizations, non-profit groups, renewable energy suppliers, booksellers, farmers with local produce and local craftspeople as exhibitors at Green Fest. Exhibitors on Saturday, Aug. 11 pay the $25 admission fee. There is no additional charge for exhibiting. Exhibitors may sell at Cayuta Sun on Saturday. Exhibitors on Sunday, Aug. 12 on the Ithaca Commons may not sell. There is no fee for exhibiting on Sunday.
Posted by Rachel Treichler at 10:29 AM
On Saturday, August 11, Barry Miller will lead a workshop on how to make your own small wind turbine. Barry is a mechanical engineer with a BSME from the University of Ariz, Tucson. He has used wind and solar power off and on since 1976. Barry spent 20 years in the wind energy business, nine years of which he spent operating a wind farm in Altamont Pass west of San Franciso. In 2001 he was an engineer for a company manufacturing 750 Kw wind turbines. Barry recently taught a class at Olean BOCES on how to build your own small wind turbine. Barry is from Hinsdale, NY and is active in the Cattaraugus County Green Party.
Posted by Rachel Treichler at 8:31 AM