by Keith Bancroft
Come out and join members of the MMWD Water Conservation staff and Marin Master Gardeners at the first annual EcoFair Marin, held at the Marin County Fairgrounds this Sunday, September 4, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. General admission is $5; children 17 and under are free.
EcoFair Marin’s mission it to honor Marin County’s rich heritage of innovative environmental stewardship. There will be an amazing array of speakers, exhibitors, musicians and activities for the whole family.
A small sample of the various offerings:
10:00 a.m. – Best Ways to Save Water Inside and Outside Your Home, with Tom Bressan of Urban Farmer Store, John Russel of Watersprout and Gary Klein of Affiliated International Management LLC.
11:00 a.m. – Graywater Technology for Conservation. Tom Bressan of Urban Farmer Store demonstrates a graywater system.
1:00 p.m. – Local Leaders of Sustainable Farming, with Mark Pasternak, Kevin Maloney and Dominic Grossi, moderated by Viven Straus of Cowgirl Creamery.
3:00 p.m. – Fresh Cheese Splash – Cheesemaking Class. Learn the basics of home cheesemaking from the San Francisco Milk Maid.
For a complete listing of activities visit www.ecofairmarin.org.