NORWALK, Conn. — Live Green Connecticut will host the fourth annual Green Living and Family Festival this weekend at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk to promote living green with a focus on education, environmentalism and natural resources.
“Each year, more and more families come to the festival," Scot Weicker and Daphne Dixon, co-founders of Live Green Connecticut, said in a statement. "One of the most exciting parts of Live Green Connecticut is being able to provide an unbelievable variety of activities for the kids to enjoy while learning about the environment. This year, there will be more than ever.”
Featured attractions and exhibits include local and organic food, marine ecology and nature center exhibits, wind and solar displays, hands-on kid’s activities, environmental and conservation organizations and speakers, alternative fuel vehicles including Tesla, Subaru, Lexus, Toyota, Chevy Volt and Nissan LEAF, Jeep, landscape and garden centers, green careers and education, eco-art, eco-fashion, live music, and fun and friendly atmosphere!
A partial list of “Cool Kids’ Zone” Fun includes:
- Pony Rides
- Petting Zoo
- Photography for Kids sponsored by the Friends of the Norwalk Islands
- Face Painting
- Arts & Crafts
- SoundWaters & Creatures of the Sea Exhibit
- Maritime Aquarium’s Touch Tank
- Audubon Greenwich
- Woodcock Nature Center
- Nature Center Exhibits
- CT Sierra Club Games & Activities
- Author Jeanine Behr Getz & ‘Kids Think Big’
Live Green Connecticut also has expanded the food offerings with the newly renamed Taste of Fairfield County food court, which will feature:
- Ripka’s Market
- The Stand Juice Company
- Skinny Pines Pizza
- Green Leaf Organic Bakery & Café
- Melt Mobile
- Maddy’s Food Truck
- Tacos El Azteca
- Elm Street Kettle Corn
- Island Cow Ice Cream
There also will be a partnership with Ford, in which everyone taking a test drive will receive a $15 food voucher for the food court compliments of Ford.
The hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Taylor Park Farm is located at 45 Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk. Dogs on leashes are welcome.
Got to http://www.livegreenct.com to learn more about this green-living and family festival.