2017 ACHIEVEMENTS: Recyling: 2,158 lbs Compost: 305 lbs Solar: 312 kWh to the grid
Educating Homegrown attendees in sustainability is part of our mission. Teaming up with experts in the field who will be onsite to share their knowledge will be a staple at every festival. Learn about new techonology & time tested tactics of conservation, as we all move forward with purpose towards a healthier planet. Sustainability Row will always be located at main stage infield and in 2017 featured the folks below.
Arkansas Department of Environmental protects the air, water and land from the threat of pollution. They strive for environmental quality through programs of regulation, education and assistance. They are the presenting sponsor of your 2017 Homegrown. We are grateful for their support of live music + sustainability in the Ozarks!
GreenSource Recycling strives to educate the community on the benefits of recycling. Not only will they have an onsite recycling center at Homegrown, their team will be overseeing our first Youth Recycling Program!
Mulberry River Society is a group of nature enthusiasts dedicated to conservation, appreciation, and enjoyment of nature, environmental education, and environmental stewardship.
Ozark Highlands Trail Association is a volunteer organization that built and maintains 230 miles of the vast and scenic Ozark Highlands Trail. Ozark Highlands Trail stretches from Lake Fort Smith through the Ozarks to the Buffalo National River and beyond.
Meet this year’s solar partner! Arkansas Wind & Solar is bringing solar modules to offset energy used by the festival, and to provide solar power for our cell phone charging station. Come see the action and learn about green technology firsthand.
Tri Cycle Farms is an urban teaching farm in heart of Fayetteville. Their work and mission, “to grow community through soil,” is education based and provides nutritious food to food-insecure community members.
The Watershed Conservation Resource Center helps communities and society by preserving the health of local watersheds. Located in downtown Fayetteville, the WCRC offers planning and technical assistance for watershed resource issues to a diverse range of organizations.
Arco Iris is a wilderness conservation area with a spiritual focus on environmental stewardship, preservation, and natural medicine. Arco Iris protects 500 acres of untouched Ozark Forest in Northwest Arkansas.