Old Takoma Business Association and TPSS Co-Op invite the greater D.C. community to join family-friendly festivities in Takoma Park.
The Old Takoma Business Association and the TPSS Co-Op will bring together green businesses and environmental experts for the city’s annual Takoma Park Earth Day Event on April 27, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
The event will be a “one-stop-shop” for attendees to find green solutions, including the latest green products and ideas from 30 local businesses and organizations; a native plant sale; entertainment by Valentine Slim, The New Misty Crystals and Music Heals Us Drum Circle; a flea market; family activities; food trucks and more. Free community trolley service will be available all day throughout Old Takoma with stops at both the Takoma Park Farmers Market and the Takoma Metro stop on Metro’s red line.
“There is no better place to showcase green solutions than the environmentally minded community of Takoma Park,” said Laura Barclay, Executive Director of the Old Takoma Business Association. “This event is an exciting opportunity to bring together organizations, products and ideas that are make our region more eco-friendly.”
“We are thrilled to join forces this year to make a powerful impact in our community and a strong statement that Takoma Park is committed to a clean, green future,” said Greg Czech, Marketing Director of the TPSS Co-Op.
Takoma Park, a community of more than 17,000 residents, is known for being deeply invested in preserving natural resources and supporting green solutions. The annual Takoma Park Earth Day Festival is a place where a community committed to action can meet with and hear from both locally based and nationally recognized solutions providers.
Maple sponsors for the event include ecobeco, EDGE Energy, Helicon Works and Takoma Park Farmers Market. Tulip sponsors include All Eco Design Center, Community Forklift, The Compost Crew, DC Greenworks, Hope Honey Farm, and the Vegetarian Society of DC. A full list of vendors for the Green Solutions Fair can be found at www.tkpkearthday.org. The event is supported by the City of Takoma Park, with logistical support from Fifth Estate Communications.