Sustainabilty Showcase and Celebration Today

27 Sep

Colorado Mountain College Sustainability Showcase and Celebration

This event is being held today at the Orpheum Theatre on East Main Street in Downtown Buena Vista.  The event will feature several talks on sustainability issues including landuse and local food production.  The event runs from 9 am to 9pm and the admission is $10 all day and $6 if you just want to attend the community mixer from 6-9 pm.

The Schedule is as Follows

8-9 am Admission and Showcase Preview

9-9:15 am Opening remarks from Jerry Mallet, Chaffee County Commissioner

Event announcement and projects:

Judy Green, Community and Corporate Learning Manager, CMC

Patricia St. Germain, Executive Director, GLobal Biomass Network Project, INC.

9:15-10:15 am Randy Udall – Colorado Renewable Energy Specialist

10:15 -10:45 am Coffee Break- Sponsored by Buena Vista Roastery

10:45-11:45 am Michael Callahan-Founder of Power Mundo and Solar Energy Specialist

11:45-1:00 pm Lunch and tour the Showcase

Entrees available from Mother’s and other local vendors

1:10-2:15 pm Quint Redmond – Creator: “Agriburbia” A sustainble landuse model

2:15-3:00 pm Afternoon refreshments in the Showcase

3:00 -5:00 pm Panel Discussion:  Restoring Local Food Production”  – Local Experts

including Seth Roberts of Weathervane Farm

4:00-6:00 pm Mini-Farmer’s Market – open to the public featuring

Weathervane Farm, Colorado Grown, Cottonwood Creek Dairy, Sweet Pea Farms, Vic’s Gourmet Foods

5:00-5:30 pm Closing Remarks – Jerry Mallet

6:00- 9:00 pm Community Mixer

Local musical talent and dancing, beer with donation, cash wine concession, local food vendors.  This event is hosted by Colorado Mountain College and The Orpheum Theatre.

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