Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Go Green In The City

Sounds like I have to plug the Mark DeRose Band whenever I can!!

The Shops of Beaver Street present
Go Green in the City
Saturday April 17th from 10 am to 4 pm
On Beaver Street
between Philadelphia and Market Street
in York PA

The Shops on Beaver Street present Go Green in the City!
Promoting buying fresh, buying local, and being Green!

Thank you to our sponsors: White Rose Bar & Grill, The Watchmaker’s Daughter, YorkArts, Just Brenda Art Studio Gallery, The Camera Center of York, The Studio and Art Bar, Charles E Smith & Son Florist, Central Market House, Essan, Sunrise Soap, Sweet Melissa’s Dream, and Kimman’s.

Thank you to our friends from Aspen Dental for volunteering their time for this event.

Informational Businesses and Non-Profit Booths

First Capital Credit Union- First Capital FCU is a full-service financial institution not only focused on helping our members achieve good financial health, but focused on the health of the environment as well. First Capital offers Green Loans for our environmentally-conscious members.

Penn-Mar Construction- Replacement window company using locally crafted windows and recycles every part of your old windows.

Breathe Studio– Breathe The Studio Alternative Fitness, Prides it's self in offering more innovative type of fitness classes. We have Yoga, Core & Strength, Belly Dance, Cardio Tease & Chair Core. Movement is the most important key to Staying Healthy and Feeling great about your well being. Come join us. Get fit, have fun, let loose. www.breathethestudio.comand see for yourself.

Codorus Creek Watershed Assoc- all volunteer group dedicated to improving water quality, habitat & biodiversity in the Codorus Watershed. We use grant money to do stream restoration which removes high,bare, eroding banks & stabilizes the streams. We also plant buffer zones of trees & shrubs along stream banks. We have public displays & educate as many groups as we can.

Friends Meeting House– Quaker crafts: artful hand made boxes, needlework and other crafts, and delectible Dutch Stroopwafel by members of the York Friends Meeting. A portion of the proceeds go to support their planned Peace Building and other activities.

Codo Apartments- Sherman Property Management, Inc. is a full service property management firm based in York, Pennsylvania. We have worked closely with architects and contractors to incorporate as many green features into our residential complexes as possible. We currently manage the Codo apartments in the Downtown area.

Susquehanna Photography– Susquehanna Photographic is a photography studio based in Downtown York that regularly features happenings downtown on their photo blog ( Philip and Allison are big supporters of using local businesses and products and are active in this movement. They will be handing out "I Love York City" stickers and taking street portraits of visitors that stop by.

Eight Stones Yoga Studio– Yoga and Meditation classes.

Green Party of York County– York County chapter of the Green Party of USA.

Re-Source York– Open to the public non-profit home improvement store with a mission of keeping usable items out of the waste system .

Murphy and Dittenhafer Architects, Inc. – Architecture firm with focus on adaptive reuse and revitalizing towns to create sustainable communities.
Salvaging Creativity– Metal fabrications with salvages materials.
Greenline Paper Company– provider of Environmental Paper/Recycled paper products for Office & home as well as Recycled envelopes.
SSBN-Susquehanna Sustainable Business Network is growing a local economy that promotes social, environmental and financial sustainability in Lancaster and York Counties.

Spoutwood Farm- Spoutwood Farm Center, home of the May Day Fairie Festival, The Mother Earth Harvest Fair, Spoutwood Observatory, Spoutwood Education Program and CSA.


Happiness Jewelry– Handmade jewelry of glass, stones, crystals, sterling silver and recycled vintage beads.

Chi Studios– Art prints, handmade accessories, postcards and cards

Painted Spring Farm Alpacas– Handspun and milled spun yarns from our fiber. Hand knit, crocheted items and woven items. Visit with the Alpacas.

Organix Hair Salon- selling organic hair products,ie, shampoos, conditioners, and styling products.We will also have brochures about our Organix Hair Salon, where organichair colors and perms are offered. We will also have an organic line of make-up and will be doing mini make-overs that day.

Fearless Knitting, Karen Paust and Suchamuch, Susan McDaniel– Handmade items; hand painted cards with orginal designs on recycled paper. Cards with orginal photos. Handmade wearable art, aprons, rings, necklaces and scarves.

Teri's Fiber Design– Handwoven, scarves, placemats, towels and shawls.

Central Market House Vendors

Central Market House– Lots of different foods to try inside Central Market House.

Dietz Produce– Organic and natural produce.

Cherie Anne Designs– Specializing in hand-dyed and handspun yarns, hand knits, crocheted items, handmade jewelry and gifts.

Nuts about Granola– Fresh all natural granola from local ingredients.

Plant Lady of Central Market– Herbs, natives, annuals, perennials, vegetable plants and rain barrels.

Butterfly Baby Sweaters– Knitted and handcrafted baby sweaters by Tamara Aviles.

Under One Sun– Organic fruit smoothies and gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches.

Just Cupcakes– Handmade cupcakes.

Chilly Dilly's– Ice cream, shaved ice and slushies.

Two Pup's Pastries- Dog and cat treats and toys.


King and Beaver Street Coffee Co.- Selling Fair trade, organically grown coffee in compostable/disposable cups and lids.

Lafayette Club– Smoothies, sandwiches and sodas.

Musical Performances

10:00 - American Britches: folk, rock and Americana
11:00 - Posie the Fairie: Fairie Stories and songs
12:00 - The New Streakers II: Tennessee stomp blues to spacey Indian-tinged jams
1:00 - Mark DeRose Band: Feel good music
2:00 - Lilam: Tribal fusion bellydance troupe

Strolling performer - Janet Spar: hang drum

* Schedule subject to change.

For more information contact:
Caroline Morris of Kimman's at / 854.0440,
or Melissa Grove of Sweet Melissa's Dream / 854.2608

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