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The 12th Annual Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Fair is almost here!

On September 17th & 18th the Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association will host the Fair at Legacy Park in Fort Collins. The Sustainable Living Fair is full of educational resources on renewable energy, alternative transportation, sustainable agriculture, green building, natural health, environmental & social responsibility, local economies and more.  The Fair is an event for the whole family full of workshops, exhibitors, beer gardens, local food, natural health & healing and so much more.

The Festival Mainstage features live music from local groups:

  • Ram Nation Native American Drum
  • Fale’ – African Fusion Drum and Dance
  • Papagoya
  • Kalliope
  • Musketeer Gripweed
  • The Holler

Vincent Burkardt, host of KRFC’s Rhythms of Youth, will moderate a mainstage discussion about sustainability between two generations: Alec Loorz, a 17 year old environmental hero and Sheryl Lee, actress turned Earth-healer. 2:00 pm Sat.

The 2011 keynote speakers:

  • Tom Plant – former director of the Governor’s Energy Office
  • Alec Loorz – Kids vs. Global Warming
  • Sheryl Lee – Actress and healthy living and healing enthusiast
  • Lori Ryker – Author of Off the Grid
  • Shannon Hayes – farmer and autor of  Radical Homemaders

Other mainstage attractions include 10:00 am Morning Yoga, Mama Said Sew Fashion Show, Awards Presentations, and Belly Dancing.

This 2- day event will kick off with a Blue and Green Ball on Friday September 16th at the Center for Fine Art and Photography.  This chartable gala encourages you to wear re-fashionable blue & green attire and support the Sustainable Living Fair.  There will be special guests, live music and hand crafted-brews and wine.  More information is available online at