Sustainability Fair: Talks

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The Simsbury Sustainability Committee and the Simsbury Public Library present a sustainability extravaganza: green contractors, seed swap, cooking demonstration, Repair Cafe, composting demonstration, sustainable architecture, nature and climate talks, electric cars and tools, kids’ activities, and more.


Talk Schedule:


Simsbury Land Trust


Speaker: Margery Winters

"Seeing Red: Why Friends Don't Let Friends Plant Burning Bush"


Earthlight/ Powersmart


Speaker: Dave Mendelson

“Solar and Batteries: A Fit for Me?”


New England Smart Energy


Speaker: Ryan Behling

“The cheapest, cleanest energy is the energy you don’t use: Home insulation and efficiency 101”




Speaker: Kyle Cruz, Architect and Design Director at Wolfworks in Avon (Needs projector and screen)

“Future Friendly Homes:  How we choose to build matters now! Let's discuss potential improvements to your home (or future home) that affect comfort, health and happiness while also benefiting the planet.” 


EV Club of CT


Speaker: Barry Kresch

“Charging, Range Anxiety, Incentives: What to Know About Buying and Owning an EV”


Speaker: Terry Walters


“Sustainable Good Health for The Environment and You” with

Best-selling author, Terry Walters. Demo and sampling included!  Bring your own bowl and fork.


Blue Earth


Speaker: Sam King

“Composting in the Backyard and Beyond”