Festival features all things green and more

The seventh annual Wilton Go Green Festival, a celebration of all things environmentally sustainable, returns to the Town Green on Sunday, May 7, at 11 a.m. Billed as a day of “discovery, entertainment and family fun,” the event is co-hosted by Wilton Go Green and the Wilton Library Association.
The first 100 people to arrive will receive a reusable bag. In addition, all attendees may swap, at no charge, five incandescent light bulbs for five LED bulbs, courtesy of New England Smart Energy.
Those attending the festival will find:


Exhibitors will share information on land, energy, water, food, materials management, and transportation, and also about initiatives taking root. Perennial festival favorites, Woodcock Nature Center and Trout Unlimited, will help strengthen the bonds between children and nature.
An opportunity to sign a pledge and to become involved with initiatives will be available all day at the gazebo.
Food selections include Cowabunga grass-fed burgers, Ben’s Ice Cream and Wilton’s own College Creamery. Since this year’s festival will be a zero food waste event. Signs, education and containers will direct festival-goers on properly disposing of food waste.
Title sponsor is Home Comfort Practice, which offers home energy assessments.