Hundredfold Farm Cohousing Community

"a place to grow"

Hundredfold Farm Cohousing, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Hundredfold Farm's
Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, May 10, 2008 • 12 noon - 5 pm

This free event will feature speakers on food security; climate change; solar, wind & water energy; water, land & soil issues; green building; a children’s program; green vendors; plus tours of our solar homes and greenhouse wastewater treatment plant.

Here is the current schedule of topics and speakers:
Click here to learn more about our speakers.

  Under the Big Top
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Beyond Oil: Envisioning a Solar Future
Andy Lau, Associate Director, Penn State Center for Sustainability

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Building Natural Capital, Regaining Wealth
Steve Hoog, Alliance for Sustainable Communities

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Climate Change, Science & Energy History: Perspectives on Sustainable Living
Dr. Tim Lutz, Professor of Environmental Geology, West Chester University

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Food Security
Thom Marti, Broad Valley Orchards

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Home Electricity Conservation & the Future of Green Production
Jim Krut, Adams Electric Cooperative

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Improve Your Home's Heating and Cooling Energy Efficiency
Dan Brown, Brownhouse Consulting & Contracting

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Intro to Wind and Micro Hydro Energy Production
Vertis Bream, Renewable Energy Specialist

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Sustainable Eating
Audrey Hess, Registered Dietician


  Building 1331
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

The Hydrologic Cycle
Mark Williams, Ecowater Systems

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Sustainable Urban Environments: Future Forms of Urban Growth
Dick Schmoyer, Adams County Planning Commission

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Hybrid Cars
Russell Guthrie, SunLion Energy Systems, Inc.


  Walking Tours: Meet at the Registration Table
1:30 and 4:00 p.m. Edible Wild Plants Walk / Talk
Maureen Diaz

12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.

Tour of two solar homes and greenhouse wastewater treatment plant


  Children's Program (times are approximate)
12 - 1 p.m.

Rock painting & nature art

1 - 2 p.m.

Flower pot making and planting in the garden

2 - 3 p.m. Archery session down by the barn
with Sherry Fergesen

3 - 3:30 p.m. Wild Edibles Walk / Talk
by Maureen Diaz

3:30 - 4 p.m. Parachute play

4 - 5 p.m. Solar oven and/or spinning demonstration


Green vendors will include:

Broad Valley Orchards, Community Supported Agriculture

Weston A. Price Foundation

David Donley, Aquaponics

Shaklee green cleaning products

Eco-Water water treatment systems

Solutions for Life air purification & laundry systems

Vertis Bream, Renewable Energy Consultant

WPS Business Machines

Chapel Ridge Meat & Mercantile, All-Natural Beef

Master Well Owner Network

Recycled silk skirts made from Indian saris

Earth Alchemists, Design/Build Firm

American Hearth, equipment/installation

ASET Solar



Hundredfold Farm Earth Day Celebration

This is an outdoor event.
Please wear sturdy walking shoes.

Click here for driving directions.

If you would like to help us promote, please click on the image to download a printable PDF poster. Thanks for helping to make this event a success!

Click here to download a press release about our Earth Day event.

Click here to download a PSA about our Earth Day event (radio announcement).