2010 Green Living Fair

The Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance has announced the dates for its third annual Green Living Fair. Events are scheduled for Friday June 25th, in Cashiers, and Saturday June 26th, in Highlands, and include many new vendors and special events. Hosted by Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance (828) 526-9938 ext. 320. $5 ticket is good for all Friday and Saturday events. http://www.j-mca.org

Green Living Fair

Friends of Panthertown will have a booth where we will be displaying information and previewing our 8-minute DVD presentation at the Saturday event in Highlands. Come stop by and say hello!

2010 Green Living Fair

In the past, the Green Living Fair has served as an attraction for both the environmentally concerned and those looking for a great way to spend the day. This year promises to be even better, with entertainment, green home & garden tours, hikes, demonstrations, kids’ projects, and a host of other options for the whole family!

Your attendance helps put our communities on the map as leaders of the “Green Living” movement in N.C. Adult ticket – $5 (15 and under free) covers admission for BOTH days and includes a home and garden tour. Purchase tickets on event days.

Green Living Fair

Opening Event
Friday June 25th 4 pm
Cashiers Village Green ~ Cashiers, NC (main intersection of U.S Hwys. 107 & 64)

Music, food, “eco” fashion show, hikes on the Village Green pathways & Cashiers Merchants Walk, and Jeff Zahner of Chattooga Gardens discussion on native plants. Also, Cashiers Village Council will share future visions for Cashiers.
Followed by “Groovin on the Green” music show.

Main Event
Saturday June 26th 10 am – 4 pm

An exhibition hall full of vendors showcasing their environmental wares and services, talented artisans with earth-friendly hand-made crafts and jewelry. Fantastic food offered from Fressers Restaurant & Cyprus with the added attraction of Cyprus chef Nick Figel demonstrating healthy cooking skills. Live music and interactive booths and demonstrations round out the excitement inside. In addition, there will be booths and fun outside! Click here for a descriptive list of vendors.

Event Activities
Exhibition Hall doors open 10 am
Presentations in Rooms A & B (click here for class descriptions) 10:30 am
Food Available & Food Demos 11 – 2 pm
Music 11 – 2 pm
The Bascom Hike & Art Project 11 am
Short Greenway Trail Botany Hike 1 pm
Home & Garden Tours
-See below for tour choices 11 & 11:15 or 2 & 2:15
Tours depart from the Highlands Civic & Recreational Center

11:00am and 2:00pm

Green Mountain Builders& Realty Building – (owners Steve and Mary Abranyi)
A renovated commercial building utilizing low VOC paints, reclaimed building materials, spray foam insulation, VOC-free adhesives and caulking, and natural clay walls (interior).

The Bascom Fine Art Center
Attractive rustic designed structures using wood from reclaimed barns and building materials

Rick & Cindy Trevathan home in Highlands Falls Country Club
A beautiful house featuring solar panels surrounded by an organic flower garden

11:15am and 2:15pm

Singley-Lay home–Rocky Knob (Scaly Mountain)
A unique custom home built in 2007 with an all green design: reclaimed wood, 14 inch thick ICF walls, hydronic radiant floor heat, tankless hot water system, energy star appliances, no-voc paints, low-E windows and doors, and whole house fan. There is a living roof with native plants over part of the structure as well as an extensive organic garden featuring a bog and rain water collection system. The many artistic and custom elements in this house make it a must-see.

Thank you to Green Living Fair sponsors ~

The Bascom – http://www.thebascom.org
Natural Awakenings – http://www.wncmountainsna.com
The Highlander – http://www.highlandsnews.com
Highlands’ News – http://www.highlandsinfo.com
Green Mountain Builders & Realty Group – http://www.greenmtnrealtygroup.com
Cashiers Village Council – http://www.cashiersvillagecouncil.org
Village Green – http://www.villagegreencashiersnc.com

Town of Highlands
Body & Land Journal
Lola’s of Highlands
Bevolo’s Gas & Electric Lights

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