EarthFest Events

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.

Expo April 23rd 

Free, No Admission Fee

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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 Keynote Speakers

April 23rd @ 12:30 ​Mayo Civic Auditorium

Dr Ashok Patel, Zumbro Valley Medical Society

​​​John Carmody , Minnesota
​Design Center 

Silver    Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research.

Silver    Ivan and Mary Idso

​Bronze Gael Entriken

​Bronze Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTS)
Bronze Conservation Minnesota/Audubon Society
Bronze Minnesota Public Radio
Bronze Peoples Food Coop
Bronze Sierra Club
Bronze Radish Magazine-Healthy Living Fair
Bronze Solar Connection
Bronze XRG

Bronze Rochester Energy Commission


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.

​​Rochester Earthfest

​           April 18-23 2017