Join Us at the Sustainable Ballard Festival

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Join us for the Sustainable Ballard Festival Saturday, August 27, 11am - 4pm at Ballard Commons Park.  This year it's a bit earlier in the year and the weather promises to be sunny and hot! You’ll encounter creativity, passion and community while learning about daily practices and big steps toward more sustainable living. In a time of uncertainty about our nation’s leadership, People Power has been chosen as this year’s festival theme as a reminder of what is still possible locally and as a model for all communities.

As always, the fest is FREE to the public and perfect for families. The Mayor will kick off the fest and a bike parade organized by Seattle Summer Parkways.  There will be a creation station for bubble wands, musical instruments, and bottle cap flowers. Find skateboard lessons in the skate bowl, a family bike expo on the street, goats and chickens in the urban farm zone, live music on the solar powered stage, and birdhouse building with festival sponsor Built Green.  Local businesses offer food, games, activities and prizes with a green twist.  Come on over and talk to us about SOLAR or Electric Vehicles, we'll be there to answer your questions.

See you there!

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Jeremy Smithson

Started Puget Sound Solar in 2001 with 30 years of construction contracting experience, and a desire to turn Seattle on to solar energy. Achieving NABCEP certification in 2004, Jeremy believes that our customers often follow a path similar to the one he took, starting out with solar daydreaming, then progressing to education on the subject, and eventually leading to action. In addition to leading the company he also does some teaching and speaking engagements about various aspects of solar energy, and experiments relentlessly with various solar, energy efficiency, and electric vehicle projects. Join my circles on G+


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