April 28, 2010 castlebri

FREE green remodeling design consultations from Castle!

Saturday, May 1st and Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Hours: Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am to 5pm.

What is “Living Green?”: Living Green means making choices in our day-to-day lives that are healthy for people and the environment. These practices can save us money and time while improving our health and overall quality of life. Castle will have a variety of green remodeling products and materials on display.

Where: State Fairgrounds Grandstand

Booth: U14 (Upper Grandstand)

How: Bring in photos of your home and a rough sketch of the layout and we can share ideas.

Minnesota Environmental Partnership’s Living Green Expo, presented by Windsource® from Xcel Energy, will be held on May1-2 at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand. New this year is a focus to help attendees find easy ways to make manageable changes to live healthier and more sustainably. Fresh elements include increased expert involvement to answer questions and help build personal goals, a series of Eco-lounges that discuss issues and green topics, a marketplace with Eco-Artists and local farmers, more than double the local food options and a Gubernatorial Forum that lets attendees hear candidate views on clean water and clean energy.

Featuring more than 250 local exhibitors, workshops, demonstrations, and activities for the family, the event helps people:

· Green the Home
· Grow a Green Thumb
· Explore Transportation Options
· Eat Healthy and Sustainably
· Save Energy and Money
· Learn About Green Building
· Protect and Enjoy the Great Outdoors
· Invest in a Green Future

Admission is free. Secure bike storage is available and Metro Transit offers free rides using the Go Greener Pass. Free Blue Sky Guides will be available to the first 200 visitors each day.

Help spread the word! A PDF of the Expo flyer is available for download on the web site – www.livinggreenexpo.mn along with full details on the event.