Zero Waste Goals, Getting Closer Every Year!
The Team developed these Core Values.
Photo by Mason Lake
Reusable Mugs and Spoon Forks show up on Instagram for use year round at home by Festival Goers.
Our comittment to sustainability extends to sister events such as the Run for Hops 5K/10K
Leaves are used for food service
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Vegetarian Options, Green plates and Reusable Mugs are pretty and sustainable.
Leaf Platters keep paper out of the equation and invite people to eat with their hands instead of using plates.
Green Plates and Locally Sourced Foods
Buffet Style Presentations and Plant Based Food Options
Buffet Style Encourage Hand Eating Eliminating the Need for Paper Plates
And the volunteers favorite new thing; the Brewers Hospitality Lounge. High school culinary students prepared and served lunch for 500. Real life experience they totally excelled at!
Buffet Style Reduces Food Waste.
Re-usable Table Cloths Reduce Waste
Compost and Recycle Station with Volunteer Educators Showing off the Soil that the compost will become.
Volunteers Monitor Bins to ensure proper sorting and educate people on how to sort trash sustainably
Volunteers stay positioned to ensure proper waste sorting
Compost turns into soild for local school garden programs.
Biodegratable bags and paper products ready for compost
Our Spoon Forks Being Reused and Featured in a Social Media Post after the Festival
The Festival offers a wide variety of locally sourced tastes.
Plant based food options are plenty.
Vegan Options are plenty.
Plant based tastes .
Plant Based Tastes.
Plant Based Tastes and Service-ware is reusable.
The Trash Fashion Show is entertaining and educational, bringing awareness and offering practical solutions for how to be more responsible about waste year round.