These announcements correct and update what is happening!

  • April 20: Zero Waste Wednesday promotes reducing waste and responsible consumption. Waste Loop will conduct a waste audit between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to see what and how much WVC throws away and recycles. Sustainable NCW will be tabling and demonstrate their Waste Wizard tool to students.
  • April 21: Thankful Thursday is a time to show gratitude for natural resources and the well-being we get from spending time in nature. Join us at the Student Recreation Center between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The rec center will offer incentives for students, staff, and faculty to use the eco-workout machines that generate energy into the power grid. Cascadia Conservation District, Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, and Washington Native Plant Society will present on forest health, habitat improvement, and responsible recreation. These community partners are also offering a wildflower walk and native plant scavenger hunt at Jacobsen Preserve trail in Wenatchee from 5:30 p.m.
  • April 22: Earth Day and Slow Fashion Friday. WVC will host a sewing repair studio and partner with the YWCA NCW to hold a clothing swap near the fountain from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be free lunch at noon courtesy of the Associated Students of WVC. Community partner Wenatchee River Institute will be tabling around the fountain to promote their annual Trashion Show that evening at 5:30 p.m. in the WRI Red Barn.
It looks like it’ll be a beautiful day on Saturday!
We’ve got many returning booths & vendors at our fair this year plus several new things to enjoy.
Shop goodies from The Bubblery (plastic-free soap, shampoo bars, face wash bars, etc), Mountain Spring Homestead (farm fresh eggs & goat milk soap), and Fall Line Woodworking. Grab a free helmet or get your bike fixed by Cashmere Middle School Bike Repair Club. Snag one of many plant giveaways/sales including the Greater Wenatchee Arbor Day Association‘s trees and North Central Washington Dahlia Society‘s bulbs. And as always, bring the whole family to enjoy lots of kids activities including TEAMS Learning Center… we’ve got something for everyone!
And don’t miss our first ever silent auction in the Pybus board room.
Oh and if you have recycling questions, we’ll have several experts there including Waste Loop, Waste Management – Wenatchee, WA, Dolco (styrofoam recycler), composting with Winton Manufacturing, plus Sustainable NCW’s very own Waste Wizard demo! Also, bring your old shoes to donate or recycle thanks to Eastmont High Key Club!
IMPORTANT – Have you filled out Brad Hawkins’ Climate Survey? It’s important to let him know that we are CONCERNED about the Climate Crisis.  If you have not received a copy of the survey, click on the link below and go to his April 12, 2022 newsletter and take the survey.
Newsletter – Brad Hawkins (
Sue Kane – Editor