The Green Faire has been a successful annual event for the past 9 years and has been a showcase of green products and services, energy and water saving devices, Inspiring talks, Eco House building demo’s, Vegetable Growing demo’s, Community projects and causes. This year the entire event is POWERED by SOLAR & WIND and Nedbank! Envirochild is an NPO in Hout Bay and hosts the annual HB Green Faire. Kronendal Primary school won the ‘GREENEST SCHOOL in Hout Bay’ award in 2013. This is due to their waste – compost and recycling bin system, grey water in bathrooms, rain water harvest and wonderful vegetable gardens and fruit orchards. The HB Green Faire is proud to host our event at this Green school! In 2015 the Green Faire won the ‘Of Local’ Best Market in Hout Bay award!
- Raise awareness of the urgent need to live more sustainable lifestyles
- Provide information and advice on how to make your home, business and community more sustainable
- Encourage people in the community to sign up as volunteers to contribute to their local community projects
- Inspire children and parents about great green innovations
- Inspire and encourage learners to take green issues home and make the green changes necessary to reduce their home footprint.
- Give a platform for green companies to promote their products and services.
- Allow the NGO and Project coordinators an opportunity to educate the public on their projects and global and local environmental issues.
- Extend the reach of the Green Faire to the broader Cape Town Metro and to those who are not very environmentally aware or active.