2022 Springfield Green Festival 

Following a two-year hiatus, the Springfield Green Festival is back!

Join New Pioneers on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Farmers Market Depot (101 Depot Street, Springfield, KY 40069).  The family- friendly event includes hands-on education activities, sustainable living demonstrations, and helpful resources from community partners.  

EVENT SCHEDULE 

9:00     Green Festival Begins

10:00  Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky Arrives
With the American kestrel, great horned owl, red-tailed hawk, and turkey vulture

11:00   Nature Concert with Mr. Dan
Featuring “Mr. Dan” Pascucci and his Bernheim Forest friends

12:00   Mascot Meet-and-Greet
Including Paw Patrol’s Chase, Marshall and Skye and Kermit the Frog 

1:00     Dancing with the Mayor
Presenting Springfield’s very own Deborah Wakefield!

1:45     Earth Day Cleanup Challenge Winner Drawing
Recognizing the winner of New Pioneers’ third annual Earth Day Cleanup Challenge

2:00     Green Festival Concludes 

FOOD VENDORS
Big Papa’s Smokehouse (vegetarian options included!)
Cindy Lou’s
Laura Mae and Sons
Southern Style Kettle Corn
The Rooster’s Whistle Coffee

PLANT VENDORS
Creation Beginnings Nursery
Washington County FFA 

BEEF VENDORS
Loretto Motherhouse Farm 

EDUCATION EXHIBITORS
Basic Composting
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
Bun Bun Brigade
Evolve KY
Kentucky Conservation Committee
Loretto Motherhouse Farm


Lincoln Trail Beekeepers Association
New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future
Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky, Inc.
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Office of Ecological Sustainability
Upstream, Downstream Oral History Project
Washington County Conservation District
Washington County Cooperative Extension Service
Washington County High School Environmental Club
Washington County Public Library Bookmobile
Washington County Recycling Center
Wilderness Trace Solar 

OTHER ACTIVITIES
KraZPaint Face Painting by Angela Mustin
Soap-Making with Ms. Jessie
Stream Exploration in Road Run Creek

Thanks to our generous Green Festival sponsors

Springfield Rotary Club

Springfield Mayor
Debbie Wakefield

Washington County
Fiscal Court

The Hammett Family

Mr. Chuck Polin