EarthFest Events

Our third annual Rochester EarthFest Celebration is a 7-day, volunteer led event, which consists of several Earth week programs at various locations around the area including Assisi Heights, Quarry Hill, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Squash Blossom Farm, Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility, and downtown Rochester.

Expo April 23rd 

The Expo is the grand finale of a 7-day EarthFest celebration. The Expo will be held at the Mayo Civic Center Auditorium  on April 23rd from 10AM-4PM.

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Dr Patel will speak on the health benefits associated with sustainable development and living.

John Carmody will then describe how we can develop a more sustainable city based on the recommendations in the DMC Design Guidelines plan that he helped develop.

Free, No Admission Fee

Silver    Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research.

Silver    Ivan and Mary Idso

​Bronze Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTS)
Bronze Conservation Minnesota/Audubon Society
Bronze Minnesota Energy Resources
Bronze Novel Energy Solutions
Bronze Peoples Food Coop
Bronze Sierra Club
Bronze Radish Magazine-Healthy Living Fair
Bronze Solar Connections
Bronze XRG

Bronze Rochester Energy Commission

Expo Keynote Speakers

April 23rd @ 12:30 ​Mayo Civic Auditorium

Dr Ashok Patel, Mayo Clinic

​​​John Carmody , Minnesota
​Design Center 

​​Rochester Earthfest

​           April 18-23 2017