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April 8, 2010

Earth Festival is Saturday at MCS


The scheduled speakers include Lou Allstadt, a former Mobil Oil executive; Orville Cole, from Gastem; Erik Miller, representing the OCCA; and attorney Mary Jo Long.

Other seminar topics and presenters include: energy audits/retrofits and solar thermal heat, Equity Energy; energy issues with new/retrofit commercial construction, NYSERDA; Finnish wood furnaces and ovens, German Mike’s Masonry; geothermal, Great Brook Enterprises; Low Carbon Diet, OCCA, and zero waste, Chris Burger.

The pre-registration deadline was April 2, Youngs said, but registrations will be accepted up until Friday, April 9. Walks in are welcome, she added.

Information booths and a Vendor Fair will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the gymnasium.

They include:

The Milford Central School Education Foundation will host the ôGo Greenö Fashion Show at 3 p.m. (by ticket only, call 607-286-7721, ext. 8408).

Clean Styrofoam packaging material, meat trays, mushroom boxes, and egg cartons will be collected.

Free document shredding service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for disposal of confidential papers provided by ConfiData, a division of Empire Recycling.

Spring flowers, sprouts, micro greens, organic meats, cheeses, baked goods and crafts from the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market.

MCS Class of 2014 will host an eco-friendly car wash. $5 per car _ all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life.

Bob Donnelly and Dave Kiehm will lead a bird walk in the Robert V. Riddell State Park as part of Earth Festival. Participants should meet in the school parking lot at 8 a.m.

Festival visitors can look forward to several local food items at the CADE booth. CADE will serve up local beef burgers from Sunset View Farm, as well as quiche and soup from Lucky Dog Farm and Cafe.

Students from Milford Central School will be leading children’s activity stations throughout the day, and are currently preparing a wide array of eco-art for public viewing.

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