Green Fayre 2017: A Review

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The Environment Centre’s Green Fayre took place on 18th & 19th November 2017 at the National Waterfront Museum. Despite having a smaller team of staff than in previous years, we acheived an estimated 4,185 visitors over the two days, an increase on last year!

In total, 67 organisations attended with stalls, 7 organisations gave free talks, workshops or activities, plus 4 organisations exhibited low carbon emission vehicles. The most popular talk was from Permaculture Wales about setting up a local networking group. The Environment Centre’s stall did particularly well having made more sales than ever before, and we had a very successful book swap raising over £80 in donations for the charity. We expect the Environment Centre charity to have raised around £2000 from the whole event, all proceeds go to the running of the Environment Centre –  A community hub inspiring everyone to make positive changes for a greener and healthier future.

We’re still receiving feedback from stallholders but we’ve had some great comments so far: They liked “Meeting people/ explaining about our work/ raising awareness”, “new and interesting stalls, only eco fayre i know about in swansea”, “Great venue and lovely people”, “The buzz of like minded people”, and “love the fact that it goes on for 2 days”. We always try to improve the Fayre year after year, and we take on board any comments and suggestions for improvements from stallholders and customers alike.

We wish to say a big THANK YOU to everyone involved, including our brilliant team of volunteers, the helpful Waterfront Museum staff, the stallholders for supporting the event and the customers who make the choice to support local green and ethical groups and businesses.

To see a list of stalls that attended in 2017 and photos from the event, go to www.greenfayre.org.uk