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ARAG Green Fair in Des Moines, Iowa

ARAG Green Fair in Des Moines, IowaARAG Green Fair in Des Moines, Iowa

Calling all Keen For Green fans in the Des Moines area!  Septembe 30th marks the second annual ARAG Green Fair!

This free event at Capital Square Atrium is open to the public. This is a free event is open to the public. WThere will be over 35 vendors attending providing individuals and businesses with information about being green.  

Iowa Health Systems, who was a vendor partner in 2010, has joined ARAG as an official Sponsorship Partner for the 2011 event.

 Presentation/Demonstration Schedule:

  • 11:30 AM             Rain Barrels of Iowa: Presentation on rain water harvesting using rain barrels with downspout diverters and spinning composters
  • 12:00 PM             Iowa Health System: Discussion of relationship between sustainability and improved public health
  • 12:30 PM             Back Country Outfitters: Green Fashion Show
  • 1:00 PM                Des Moines Water Works: Demonstrating water variation by doing a water taste test-bottled water vs. tap water  
  • 1:30 PM                Iowa Health System: Iowa Health System will discuss the connection between the environment and public health. They will focus on how problems like pollution and toxic chemicals not only harm the planet but contribute to disease as well. IHS will also share ways everyone can lower their impact and contribute to healthier communities.