Al's Tree and Shrub Care
Al's Tree and Shrub Care is an arboriculture business focused on tree and shrub preservation. Some of their services include fertilization, disease management, insect control, and structural pruning. Al is the owner operator so he personally meets with each client to go over their landscape's unique needs and provide the necessary services.
American Chestnut Foundation, CT Chapter
The scientists at the American Chestnut Foundation and the volunteers in its local chapters, are leading an unprecedented mission to restore the American chestnut tree to its native range, including in Connecticut forests by employing complementary methods of traditional breeding, biotechnology and biocontrol. Come learn about our work!
Annie C Courtney Foundation
Spread the love! The Annie C. Courtney Foundation promotes positive, empowering, loving, healthy communities for vulnerable families with the goal of preventing the need for foster care; and eliminating barriers preventing young adults with child welfare histories from succeeding. Their programs find and support foster, kinship, adoptive families, and foster care alumni in Connecticut. Stop by their tent to learn more.
Arts Alliance of Woodbury
The mission of the Arts Alliance of Woodbury is to promote innovation, creativity, participation in, and financial support of the arts. They have been instrumental in the setup of the Arts walks during the summer, and art exhibition in the Woodbury Library, quarterly social gatherings and an annual gala.
ASAP! (After School Arts Program, Inc.)
Learning through discovery! Founded in 1999, After School Arts Program, Inc. (ASAP!) is a social profit institution recognized for its high-quality, portable, immersive learning experiences. "When we honor young people's imaginations, invite them to create, encourage them to take risks, and trust their resourcefulness, they will become the empowered, resilient, and compassionate adults the world really needs."
Aquarion Water Company
Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut, a subsidiary of Eversource, is the public water supply company for approximately 198,000 customer accounts or more than 625,000 people in 51 cities and towns throughout Connecticut's Fairfield, New Haven, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex and New London Counties. "We are the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and are among the seven largest in the U.S. Based in Bridgeport, CT, we've been in the public water supply business since 1857, and each of our approximately 311 employees throughout New England is proud to have the opportunity to deliver the highest quality product and services to our customers."
Did you know Barefoot Books is a women-owned independent publishing company of gorgeous, award winning children's literature? Their books are "beautiful, enduring books, which celebrate diversity, spark curiosity, and capture imaginations" They help to share books and gifts that foster mindfulness, critical thinking, celebrate the Earth, and encourage children to strive to make a difference. Learn more at their Earth Day booth on April 29.
Bartlett Tree Experts
Stop by Bartlett Tree Experts-Monroe booth at Woodbury Earth Day on April 29th to learn more about how to care for the trees on your property!
Bead for Life
Bead for Life sells beautiful, recycled, paper jewelry and woven baskets, handmade by women in Uganda who are living in extreme poverty. Since Bead for Life closed due to COVID, this year, ALL money will go to their sister organization, Street Business School.
Bent of the River Audubon Center
Bent of the River Audubon will again be joining us as an exhibitor and as an activity leader at this year's #WoodburyEarthDay festival. Bent of the River Audubon Center is a 700-acre nature sanctuary and education center located in Southbury, Connecticut. Along with Greenwich Audubon Center and Sharon Audubon Center, they are part of Audubon Connecticut, a state office of the National Audubon Society.
Bring the Hoopla
Every festival needs hula hooping! BringtheHoopla LLC will be at Woodbury Earth Day selling their unique, hand-made hoops. Did you know that they use only materials made in the USA and they offer 6 different sized hoops? Stop by the Hoopla Zone to learn more about the many benefits of hooping!
Once you go alpaca, you won't go back! Butternut Alpacas sells high quality, soft and warm alpaca products such as socks, mittens, scarves, teddy bears, hats, capes, throws, yarn and dryer balls. Alpaca is an all-natural fiber which is 5X warmer than wool, soft as cashmere, wicks away moisture and is anti-microbial. Their socks will make your feet very happy! We are thrilled to welcome Butternut Alpacas back to Woodbury Earth Day. : )
Chets Italian Ice
Premium hand scooped Italian ice! Made locally in small batches. Chets Italian Ice offers creative and unique product offerings.
Chile King LLC dba..Wanke's Yankee Hot Pepper Products
Join professional Chef David "Chile" Wanke of Chili King LLC to enjoy small batch, developed and hand-crafted local hot sauces that aren't "stupid hot."
Country Tick & Mosquito
Don't let ticks get you down! Returning Woodbury Earth Day vendor, Country Tick and Mosquito provides all natural/ organic application programs to provide protection from dreaded ticks and mosquitoes. Owner Paul Saltanis has over 40 years experience and would love to answer your families questions on Earth Day!
Cousins Maine Lobster
Getting hungry? Take a bite of the famous Cousins Maine Lobster food truck on April 29th! Today, Cousins Maine Lobster has 20 food trucks in 13 locations throughout the country, a restaurant in West Hollywood, California, and an online distribution that sells CML meals anywhere in the U.S!
Cows Around the Corner
Say CHEESE! Based in Bethlehem, Cows Around the Corner cheeses and milk are made by local cheese makers, using local milk, in artisan batches.
Colossal Kielbasa LLC
"All of our food is homemade with local farm ingredients- cabbage and onions ate grown in our own garden"
THE CLEAN EARTH PROJECT
The Clean Earth Project is a lifestyle brand for people who love our environment, clean beaches, clean water and love their community. We sell 100% recycled clothing and carry tshirts, sweatshirts, reusable cups, accessories, hats, kidswear and cleanup kits. The sales of our products help fund our community cleanup events! We've removed over 136k lbs of litter from our coastlines and communities!
Boho luxe jewelry for the dream chasers, magic makers, and adventure seekers.
Daffodil hill growers
Third generation local vegetable farm that will be featuring herb plants, vegetable starts as well as maple products, pickled root vegetables and tomato items !
Delavignes Gourmet Foods
Looking for the perfect kitchen staple or gift? Gourmet Foods & Gifts from Delavignes are an all-natural, artisanal manufacturer of imported award winning small batch oils and vinegars. And boy do they know olive oil and balsamic vinegar! The fig balsamic is a favorite among the Woodbury Earth Day steering committee! Be sure to stock up when you see them at the festival on April 29th!
Eastern Water Solutions Inc.
Welcome back! With 55+ years of dedication to their customers, Eastern Water Solutions (EWS) offers and delivers one-stop shopping for all your water needs. Featuring exceptional service and experience from the ground to the glass, EWS specializes in drilling, Aqua-Surge, pump systems, and water testing and filtration.
Empower Energy Solutions Inc.
"We are an environmentally conscious residential solar company focused on helping homeowners take ownership and control of their power, save money and help contribute to a more sustainable future for our planet."
Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust
Flander's mission is to provide opportunities to appreciate nature's wonders and preserve land, inspiring lifelong learning about our natural world. Their vision is to be a leading resource and destination of choice for environmental and outdoor education, research, land preservation and stewardship, farm experiences, and arts activities, reflecting the needs of our changing and inclusive communities and evolving partnerships. Stop by their booth at Woodbury Earth Day to learn more about their upcoming programs.
Forsythia Skin Care Studio
Glowing skin for summer! Skin care studio which offers skincare services and products as well as our own organic line.
Fruition Farms LLC DBA Murphy's Mushrooms
We are excited to welcome Murphy's Mushrooms to Woodbury Earth Day this year! "Our Mission is to provide local Gourmet Mushrooms that are not only delicious, but fresh and nutritious. We are passionate about offering a high quality product and promoting a farm to table lifestyle." Can't wait until Earth Day to try their mushrooms? Look for them in the produce department New Morning!
G Monkey is bringing crazy-delicious, super organic, made-from-scratch plant-based recipes that will leave you feeling good about eating healthy and... doing right by the planet. Even the packaging is compostable and environmentally friendly.
Gemini Dream Jewelry
We are so excited to welcome Gemini Dream Jewelry Design back to Woodbury Earth Day! Each one-of-a-kind piece, hand-crafted by Ruth Kelch, is made with precious and semi-precious stones and pearls. All stones are unique in shape and color and are hand-strung to present the stone as the centerpiece of the design which is simply a stunning, wearable, affordable piece of art.
Glebe House & Jykll Garden
Located in historic Woodbury's village center, the Glebe House Museum offers visitors a glimpse of Revolutionary War-Era Connecticut. The 18th century Georgian House is furnished as the home of the Rev. John Rutgers Marshall, whose family lived in the "glebe" during the turmoil of the American War for independence. In 1926, Gertrude Jekyll, the renowned English horticulture designer, was commissioned to create an old-fashioned, English garden for the site.
Goatboy Soaps LLC
Fan favorite Goatboy Soaps will be back at Woodbury Earth Day, Saturday April 29, 2023 at Hollow Park in Woodbury! And, they are bringing the kids! 🐐🐐🐐
You better come hungry and be ready to fall in love with flavors of the world on Earth Day because Gabriel from GV Bites says "My wife and I wanted to share the flavor and love of our hearts. We try to infuse Colombian Sazon and flavor in every bite. Love is in every plate." Trust us... it's delicious!
Healing Hoofbeats of CT
Located just north of Woodbury, Healing Hoofbeats of CT, Inc. provides equine and animal supported psychotherapy for the community. They are a nature-based, holistic organization with licensed therapists who believe in the healing power of animals and nature.
Housatonic Valley Association
HVA works to protect the tristate Housatonic River Watershed. HVA’s initiatives to make the region climate-ready by 2040 are: Follow the Forest to conserve a 50,000-acre woodland/ wildlife corridor; Clean, Cold and Connected waters to protect 500 miles of waterways and drinking water; and Inclusive Collaboration with partners and communities. Stop by on April 29th to find out how to support one of Housatonic Valley Association's latest initiatives.
Humble Bee Honey Company
Did you hear the buzz? Owner Catherine is a full time, 2nd generation Beekeeper and owner of The Humble Bee Honey Company. She owns and operates The Humble Bee Honey Company and The Hive @ The Pin, a Farm Store and Honey House in Oakville. The Shop is a traditional Farm Store supporting and celebrating local Farms and Businesses and is home to her Honey Kitchen where all honey is extracted, poured, bottled and labeled. There is also a skincare line which is all produced on site at her Farm Store and Honey House.
The Institute for American Indian Studies
The Institute for American Indian Studies is a museum and research center that tells the story of the indigenous peoples who have been living in what is now Connecticut for the last 12,500 years.
Joan Pollak - Animal Art
Joan Pollak specializes in animal art created from locally sourced, hand-painted driftwood. She looks to each piece of wood to reveal the animal hidden within, then she helps it emerge to express its unique, often whimsical personality. The result: one-of-kind hanging and freestanding animal sculptures – ranging from those of the barnyard variety to the Africa veldt to the tip of Antarctic – that are preserved beneath layers of polyurethane for display both indoors and out.
Keifer's Kettle Korn LLC and Italian Ice
🍿Nothing says FESTIVAL like KETTLE CORN! 🍿 We can smell it already! Keifer's Kettle Korn LLC will be popping up and bagging fresh kettle corn for you to eat at Woodbury Earth Day or to take home and enjoy!
Kindergarten & Beyond Learning Center
We are pleased to welcome Kindergarten & Beyond Learning Center to Earth Day this year! K&BLC is a small business in Woodbury that promotes Earth friendly activities through engaging lessons. They teach students from ages 4.5 through the 12th grade level.
Little Britches Therapeutic Riding Inc
The mission of Little Britches is to enrich the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities. At their riding center in in Roxbury, Little Britches improves physical strength, facilitates sensory integration, and provides recreation for a lifetime.
Livin' Country Apparel
Livin’ Country is about discovering what country means to you. Whether you own a farm or enjoy the lifestyle of it, they bring to you fun and simple designs that celebrate the country spirit. Hand screen printed right here in Woodbury CT, Livin’ Country offers true country lifestyle men’s, women’s and kid’s clothing along with accessories that shows appreciation for living the country life. Their designs are inspired by things that reminds us of what it means to enjoy being in the country. Discover your country today!
Visit their booth on Earth Day to explore the magic of crystal candles, crystals and crystal bead bracelets. They may even be offering Tarot Card readings...
Maple Craft Food
Let's Make Life Sweet. Naturally. We want to help make people smile and develop healthier connections with food, nature and each other. We sell flavored maple syrups and other maple products, in a effort to replace processed sweeteners and artificial flavorings with good stuff that grows in the woods on a farm.
Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society
"The Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society (MUUS) is a small, liberal congregation welcoming all. Our mission is to nurture the human spirit, bringing love and justice to transform ourselves and the world. Honoring the Earth and all that is one of our seven principles." In our Earth Day booth, we will have bird seed sandboxes with recycled materials to dig and play in the bird seed- an Earth friendly play space for children ages 6 and under. Come and join us!
New Morning Market
Visit the New Morning tent to learn more about their mission and sample a few of their incredible artisan vendor offerings. Joining New Morning Market this season are: Hudson Valley Fisheries, Struesli, Toadstool Labs, Komfort Zone, Nantucket Spider, Sacred Grounds and Lesser Evil.
Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments
The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments supports 19 municipalities in west-central Connecticut on regional issues. Their environmental efforts include administering waste reduction pilots, organizing an annual composter/rain barrel sale, supporting multiuse trails, promoting solar energy, holding sustainability workshops, and partnering with SustainableCT.
Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy
Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy is the largest land trust in Connecticut. NCLC is a gaurdian of natural and working lands and drinking water resources and has protected 13,000 acres (and counting) in 17 communities in Northwest Connecticut. These protected lands include 21 public hiking preserves, 3,000 acres of habitat for rare species, and 41 working farms.
Join the movement and BRING YOUR PACKING PEANUTS TO EARTH DAY! Peanut Planet will be collecting clean, reusable packing peanuts at this event. Peanut Planet collects packing peanuts and other packing materials and distributes them for reuse at no charge to the recipients.
Pomperaug Valley Garden Club
The Pomperaug Valley Garden Club sponsors many local beautification projects, including the installation and maintenance of plantings at many of the town’s parks and greens. Club members also maintain the award-winning Botany Trail and Monarch Waystation at Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust. Visit their booth to learn more.
RastaRant was founded by Vegan Master Chef GiGi Lawrence who grew up learning how to cook at the tender age of 8 years old in Kingston, Jamaica. Over the years she mastered the art of preparing Delicious Caribbean Cuisine. RastaRant was created to help families discover their path to a healthier lifestyle. "Our goal is to provide high vibrational, delicious, colorful, flavor filled meals for the entire family to enjoy."
Renewal by Anderson
Renewal by Andersen is committed to being the most respected replacement window company in the US, providing unparalleled customer service, value, integrity, and quality. The Fibrex material they use for our window frames increases energy efficiency in your home! Stop by their tent to learn more.
Roxbury Land Trust
Did you know that in an effort to preserve Roxbury's heritage and landscapes, the Roxbury Land Trust focuses on conserving open space, preserving Roxbury's history, saving farms, protecting waterways, offering recreational access, and educating the public to enhance environmental awareness? Learn more about RLT's mission at Woodbury Earth Day! For trail maps and descriptions of their land preserves, visit RLT's website: www.roxburylandtrust.org.
The Ruby Tree
A metaphysical shop and healing space offering spiritual items, supplies, holistic healing services, readings, workshops, trainings and more.
Sierra Club Connecticut
Sierra Club is the nation's largest and most enduring grassroots environmental organization. They believe in the power of people working together to make change happen. Their mission is to "work toward a just, equitable, and sustainable future built on a foundation of racial, economic, and gender equity - where all people benefit from a healthy thriving planet. "
Soulshine Arts LLC
Soulshine Arts in Woodbury provides the internationally loved curriculum Music Together. Movement and music classes for children ages 0-5 and the adults who love them! Together they support whole child learning while teaching parents and caregivers how to bond with their littles through music. Classes are offered every day of the week, year round! A perfect place to host your next birthday party on the weekends!
Southbury Land Trust
Since 1978, Southbury Land Trust, a 501(c)3 conservation non-profit, has protected more than 2,000 acres of open space. Many SLT preserves are open to the public for passive recreation and hiking. These farms and forests, meadows and fields, are "protected forever" for the benefit of Southbury's present and future residents.
Steep Rock Association, Inc.
Step into the outdoors! Steep Rock Association is a nationally accredited land trust whose mission is to conserve ecologically and historically significant landscapes and riparian corridors in and around Washington CT and to enhance the community’s connection to nature through outreach, education, and passive recreation.
Stone Veterinary Hospital
Did you know that Stone Veterinary Hospital in Watertown offers a unique approach to veterinary medicine that bridges the gap between conventional and alternative care? They treat a broad range of veterinary conditions with a holistic approach that is responsive to your preference and your pet's needs. They believe that integrated, wellness-focused veterinary care and a loving home can give pets the best chance of a long and happy life. Stop by their booth at Woodbury Earth Day on April 29 to see if they match your interests in how you care for your pet.
Sustainable Southbury is working to make Southbury a more sustainable community. This work includes clean air and water, clean energy and energy conservation, waste reduction, recycling, expanding gardening and composting, pollinator pathways, and other sustainability items such as affordable housing, pedestrian friendly streets and supporting the local economy. In 2022, Southbury was recognized as a Bronze Certified Sustainable CT community. They are now working towards Silver level certification!
We are going to miss Jamilah's Henna Creations this year! But, don't fret! Jamilah introduced us to her friends at TeachArt2me -- a children's entertainment company that has operated in Connecticut for over 20 years! They provide professional quality face painting, glitter tattoos and henna tattoos with FDA compliant body art products.
Terry Walters, LLC
Best-selling cookbook author, Terry Walters, returns to the shelves with "NOURISH: Plant-based Recipes to Feed Body Mind and Soul." Featuring 200 vegan and gluten-free seasonal recipes, abundant information on healthy cooking techniques, tools, and tips, a section dedicated to Fermentation and Gut Health, photography, original artwork, and Terry’s own poetry. (Self-published, printed in the US, and available only at select outlets and from Terry directly). Pick up a copy and ask her about her favorite recipe at Woodbury Earth Day.
The Healing Herb Garden
Do you know about The Healing Herb Garden? They grow elderberry and medicinal herbs on their small farm in Newtown and make elderberry based products such as syrups, teas, jams, honey, soaps and candles. They also sell elderberry plants. Visit their booth on April 29th to learn more about this amazing little farm!
Trinity Solar Inc.
Thinking about going solar in 2023? Founded in 1994, Trinity is the largest privately held residential solar installation company in the Nation. Spread across 9 states, their expert teams include over 2,400 employees dedicated to making your solar journey simple. More than 77,000 homeowners have joined us to create a brighter future with solar and, together, we're making a difference.
Uconn Extention Master Gardeners
Do you have gardening on the mind? The Master Gardener Program is an educational outreach program that is part of the university of Connecticut Cooperative Extension system. CT Master Gardeners provide science-based information on home & garden issues and offer environmentally safe solutions.
UCONN Master Composter Program
Enriching the soil naturally... The University of Connecticut Master Composter Program, started in 2009, in a train the trainer program where participants are educated about composting and in turn, pass the knowledge onto others. Volunteers will staff a compost information table with demonstration items and handouts on composting.
Upper Grassy Greens
Upper Grassy Green is a small, family business that is veteran-owned and operated, located in Woodbury, CT. They grow microgreens and wheatgrass all year round using organic practices. Grower MeiLing says.... "We grow with our hands, love & without chemicals." Can't wait until Earth Day to try their microgreens? Look for them in the produce department New Morning Market, Bethel Farmers Market, or on a plate at several local restaurants!
USA Waste & Recycling
A HUGE thank you to USA Waste & Recycling for helping us keep our Earth Day Festival clean! "We are committed to our communities and the planet." USA Waste & Recycling offers a full range of services throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts and is at the forefront of waste hauling and processing - finding the best solutions for safe and efficient residential and commercial services.
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
For more than 80 years, the Natural Resouces Conservation Service (NRCS) has helped people make investments in their operations and local communities to keep working lands working, boost rural economies, increase the competitiveness of American agriculture, and improve the quality of our air, water, soil, and habitat.
Waterbury Sail and Power Squadron
Waterbury Sail and Power Squadron is a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, the largest all-volunteer, non-profit boating organization in the U.S. We promote recreational boating safety through civic service and public education.
Western CT Action Network
Did you know that WeCAN (the Western CT Action Network) is one of 6,000 grass roots progressive organizations that advocate for progressive causes from environmental justice to rule of law? Stop by their booth at Woodbury Earth Day on April 29th to find out how you can get involved with social and environmental justice issues in your community.
Students from Westover School in Middlebury, CT, will be showcasing exciting, student-driven, sustainable, and eco-friendly practices from Westover’s campus. These practices include beekeeping, organic gardening, and promoting Fair Trade. Drop by our tent to discover more!
Woman's Club of Woodbury
The Women's Club of Woodbury is a non-profit organization established in 1896 which supports current civic, charitable, and environmental interests through education, volunteerism, and fundraising. This year, The Women's Club will be providing recycling tips and tricks.
Woodbury Ambulance Association
First aid at Woodbury Earth Day Festival on April 29th will be available from the Woodbury Ambulance Association. WAA is a volunteer-based ambulance service providing emergency medical services to the town of Woodbury, for over forty years. Donations to the association are always appreciated!
Woodbury Chamber of Commerce
The Woodbury Chamber of Commerce goal is to foster opportunities for businesses and civic members to come together for growth and mutual good. To create a supportive environment to exchange ideas, education and to provide resources and services that will enhance and showcase all our communities have to offer.
Woodbury Conservation Comm.
As a town commission, the Woodbury Conservation Commission provides information and education on environmental values, invasive plants and insects, composting, land preservation, water conservation, and other topics to the community at large. Stop by their booth at Earth Day to learn more about their current initiatives.
Woodbury Methodist Church
We are a welcoming Christian Fellowship who celebrate and share God's love with everyone. Inspired by Jesus' example, we strive to be God's hands in the world. Empowered by God's word, we proclaim the Gospel and serve through worship, study, mission and community support. We believe in open hearts, open minds and open doors.
Woodbury Shade Tree & Sidewalk Committee
The Woodbury Shade Tree & Sidewalk Committee supports the community by planting trees in public spaces, educating residents about trees and their care, and advocating for improved pedestrian walkways.
Carefully crafted candles made locally in Sandy Hook, CT. WrenHouse candles are created to perfectly fit your space and are made with premium quality products; including soy wax, fragrances infused with natural essential oils, and cotton wicks. The candles are vegan and phthalate-free with a clean burn and strong scent throw, making them safe for individuals and the environment.
Woodbury Yoga Center
Woodbury Meditation and Yoga Center is a non-profit organization that has provided individual and group classes on traditional Meditation and Hatha Yoga since 1984. The mediation hall with a wall of windows overlooks one of the most beautiful views in Woodbury. Additional classes on health and well-being are offered throughout the year.