Sustainability Festival - MARSH PLAZA

11:00 am on Thursday, September 18, 2014
2:00 pm on Thursday, September 18, 2014
Marsh Plaza
Join us on Thursday, September 18, 2014! Bike & Pedestrian Safety: Register your bike or get a free “Ride Ready” safety check by local bike mechanics. Lots of free swag including helmets, lights, and other biking gear. And enter for your chance to win a bike and other great prizes. LED Light Bulb Exchange: Get a new standard LED light bulb when you bring less-efficient incandescent or CFL to swap with us. sustainability@BU: Connect with leaders of the BU Environmental Coalition—17 clubs, from BU Vegetarian Society to BU Outing Club. Discover how to get a free home energy audit. Join the Challenge to reduce your environmental footprint. Some invited clubs and vendors include: BU Dining Community Service Center & Alternative Spring Breaks BU Student Government Environmental Affairs Goodwill Save That Stuff Hubway ZipCar Landry’s Bicycles REI MassBike Urban Adventours WalkBoston BUPD BU Parking & Transportation Services Bikes not Bombs Boston Cyclists Union BU Environmental Coalition BU Bikes Environmental Student Organization Global Water Brigades BU Vegetarian Society Earth House MET Graduate Certificate in Applied Sustainability Earth & Environment Department Wellness & Prevention Services Sargent Choice Next Step Living Greenovate Boston BU Farmers’ Market September 4th-October 30th Thursdays, 11-3pm GSU Plaza- 775 Commonwealth Ave (at Marsh Plaza with the Festival on Thursday September 18th only) Come out and support local, sustainable agriculture and producers: The farmers’ market offers all kinds of local, wholesome staples and treats to fill your fridge- and your sweet tooth! This year we have a great group of local farmers and producers, local musicians and organizations. Ward’s Berry Farm- Sharon, MA- Fruits and vegetables; also offering a farmshare box each week. Marshall’s Farm- Gloucester, MA- fruits and vegetables Danish Pastry House- Watertown, MA- pastries, breads, cookies, brownies Q’s Nuts- Somerville, MA- roasted nuts