'Go Green Fair' Set for May 1 at Summit Transfer Station

The Summit Conservancy is fundraisig to create a permanent home for the Summit Free Market at the City of Summit Transfer Station. Credits: Greg Elliott / TAPinto Summit

SUMMIT, NJ - Contrary to what Kermit the Frog says, it is easy to be green.

Leveraging the success of last year's 'Party at The Dump,' The Summit Conservancy is partnering with the Junior League of Summit to host a 'Go Green Fair' May 1, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the City of Summit Transfer Station.

This free, open-to-the-public event will feature live music, food & drink, and a variety of family-friendly activities, including a petting zoo with baby goats, and 'touch a truck,' where kids of all ages can explore 'big rigs' in service with the Summit Fire Department, Volunteer First Aid Squad and Division of Public Works.

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The event will also include environmentally-friendly crafts and household products for sale from local vendors, as well as guided hikes led by Reeves-Reed Arboretum along the Passaic River.

All proceeds from the event will support the ongoing effort to build a permanent home for the Summit Free Market at the Transfer Station location.

Event attendees may also make a personalized contribution to the Conservancy with the purchase of a custom engraved brick. Bricks will be for sale throughout the event.

For more information, visit The City of Summit Transfer Station is located at 40 New Providence Avenue.

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