City Times Staff
Visitors to the Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s Energy Fair this weekend can take a piece of the event home with them in the form of a bucket of compost.
All of the event’s cups, plates, utensils and food scraps from the past ten years have been turned into nutrient-rich compost perfect for gardens.
The compost is amended with hardwood leaf compost from Busy Bee Gardens in Mosinee and hand-screened by MREA volunteers. Buckets are available for free or for a voluntary donation.
The MREA Energy Fair runs through this weekend, June 19-21, and features vendors and non-profit groups that sell or promote renewable and sustainable energy and products.
The keynote speaker scheduled for Saturday, June 20 is Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!
The fair has a variety of speakers and workshops for anyone who wishes to know more about renewable energy sources and organic product as well as entertainment and food vendors.
A downloadable app is available at the App Store as well as on Google Play that gives full access to the schedule, workshop, exhibitors, connects with other attendees and has the complete program guide. You can find it on MREA’s website.