Sustainable Living Expo 2014

Sustainable Living Expo 2014

Our Mission: To gather the community together with the purpose of inspiring each other to explore, design and create a vibrant self-sustaining future, rooted in ourselves, our communities, and in nature      With the Sustainable Living Expo, we will bring together all the different members of our emerging sustainable community under one tent; we will provide opportunities for learning, listening and conversation; and we will offer a venue for networking, engagement and collaboration.
Organized by:

Acorn Energy Co-opThe Acorn Energy Co-op is a consumer-owned energy cooperative, based in Middlebury, Vermont and serving Addison County as well nearby towns. Its consumer members democratically control the Co-op, which exists to meet the renewable energy needs of its members and the communities we live in.


A one-day exposition of workshops, exhibits and events promoting sustainable living in the Champlain Valley.


Middlebury Union High School, 73 Charles Avenue, Middlebury, Vermont
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Post it on Go Vermont’s Zimride website!
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You can also take the ACTR bus!


Saturday, March 29, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Snow date: Saturday, April 12)


Get Involved!

Summary Fact Sheet

MUHS Site Plan

Check out the workshop schedule!

Find your favorite exhibitor!

Register to exhibit

Propose a workshop

Register to volunteer

Contact: Elizabeth Golden-Pidgeon, Managing Director P.O. Box 65 Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 598-2388

acornvt-login_01ACORN’s mission is to help revitalize the health of our land, our local economy and our local communities so they can provide sustainable sources of food, water, energy, employment, capital and other essential resources.

Sponsored by:


Demonstrations and Product Displays

    •  • Over 100 exhibits demonstrating and displaying sustainable products, services, programs and community resources
    •  • Non-profits and start-ups offered a reduced rate to involve the whole community
    •  • Student projects that promote a sustainable future

Educational Workshops

Stimulating, informative and interactive 45-minute workshops throughout the day, presented by the best local innovators in the following areas:

    •  • Food and Farming
    •  • Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy
    •  • Transport and the Digital Economy
    •  • Home and Gardening
    •  • Health and Well-Being
    •  • Nature and Wilderness

Additional Programming:

    •  • Keynote Speaker Kathryn Blume, Climate Activist, will deliver “Radical Sustainability: a Fierce and Spunky Revolution”
    •  • Student Presentations
    •  • Off-Site Tours
    •  • Videos that inspire innovation
    •  • Lively music and festive performances
    •  • Local foods will be available
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With additional support from: