2017 Festival Exhibitors

Our Festival Exhibitors help us create the fun and festive atmosphere we’ve all come to love. You’ll find all kinds of useful information by stopping by our exhibitors’ booths to play a game, see a demo or enjoy a sample.

Check out this year’s line-up:

Acupuncture Center
So, what exactly IS acupuncture and how does it work? Stop by to see Avigail of Ballard Acupuncture Center for some education and a little first-hand experience. She’ll be offering acutonics and ear seeds to those who stop by to give you a small glimpse into the vast world of holistic health and what it can do for you.
Ballard ReUse + Seattle ReCreative
Built Green  Built Green homes are environmentally-friendly, save money, and are more comfortable! Built Green is a green home certification program for new homes, remodels, and communities. Find out more about what Built Green means and build a home yourself – a bird house from recycled yard signs!
 Cascadia Climate Action / Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard  Have you wondered… What’s the difference between weather and climate change? Why do fossil fuels cause global warming? How does more CO2 in the air make the ocean more acidic? Come Ask A Climate Scientist! See climate science demonstrations, ask questions, learn! Learn how you can help save the climate! Learn about Cascadia Climate Action’s calendar of climate events, Climate Update newsletter, and other resources to support you to take climate action. At the same booth, learn about Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard and our upcoming film.
Central Ballard Residents Association + Ballard Prepares  Please join us to learn how to prepare your household and neighborhood in the event of a major disaster.
~ Central Ballard Residents Association is the sponsor of the Ballard Commons Emergency Communication HUB.
~ Ballard Prepares is an organization of volunteers who sponsor six Emergency Communications HUBs in the Ballard neighborhood.
Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe   Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe continually seeks to set the standard on what it means to be a Sustainable Business. We make all business decisions with the goal of having people, the planet and profitability in balance. Come sample tasty, sustainably-sourced food, and test your knowledge with our sustainability trivia game!
Chinook Book Starting at 11 am,* the first 200 attendees to the Chinook Book table will receive a free 2018 Chinook Book (print edition).  Chinook Books contain fantastic coupons for businesses that meet the criteria and great resources for sustainable living including: farmers markets, recycling, local biking & transit, clean energy and green home.
*Please, no queue until after 10am.
Chuck Olson Kia
 Community Alliance for Global Justice Community Alliance for Global Justice educates and mobilizes to strengthen the food sovereignty movement. Come learn about our annual food justice dinner on October 21 and our local and global campaigns to transform unjust trade and agricultural policies while supporting alternatives that embody social justice, sustainability, diversity and grassroots democracy.
 Crown Hill Chiropractic  Please come and get your back checked at the Crown Hill Chiropractic Booth. We will be checking posture all day and educating people about the benefits of chiropractic. We specialize in neck pain, midback, pain, low back pain, headaches, and wellness care.. So stop by and say HI!
Divine Spine Chiropractic & Massage Studio  Find your balance with Chiropractic! Sharing a common philosophy with Yoga practice, Chiropractic is based on principles of prevention. When the body is aligned, it sustains energy and moves more fluidly. Furthermore, it fosters its own healing. Begin within. Be the change you wish to see in the world– Gandhi
The Essential Baking Company   The Essential Baking Company is Seattle’s 1st and largest Organic Artisan Bakery since 1994! Our baked goods don’t just taste great, they will make you feel great as well. We are committed to treating our community and environment with respect and pride ourselves on being local and organic. Stop by our booth for some tasty baked goods and learn more about the steps we taken to make bread baking sustainable!
Family Bike Seattle Come ride a bike, or ride all the bikes!  Both electric-assist and unassisted cargo and family bikes will be on hand for you to enjoy. All the bikes are either owned by local families or are in Familybike’s sliding scale rental fleet.  Ask questions and enjoy the delight of riding with your kids!  There will also be maps and route information, and information about the rest of Family Bike Seattle’s programs (cargo bike rentals, family biking seminars, and riding classes).
Food Empowerment Project  Come by the Food Empowerment Project table to spin the wheel of our food justice trivia game or, for kids, try our veggie identifying game. Players win a piece of organic fair trade vegan chocolate. You can also see a demo of our Chocolate List app, and read about how how your food choices can help create a more just and sustainable world for all of us. Food is power!
Forterra  Forterra is working to keep this place we live a place we all love. We do that by focusing on keystone lands — places vital to our region’s livability, sustainability, and equity. Come learn about the projects we’ve been working on across these landscapes—maybe one is in your neighborhood!
Full Circle  Farming organically since 1996, Full Circle takes pride in bringing fresh fruits and vegetables direct to families all over the greater Seattle area.
Green Cleaning Seattle – Otium-Maid Services™. Our Green Housecleaning company is built on the simple belief that seemingly small choices can have a huge ripple effect for good in our lives and our world. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do from the products we clean with, to the business practices we employ, to how we treat and value our Green Cleaners and staff.
Greenhome Solutions  Greenhome Solutions is truly a one-stop-shop for your green building needs. Our Seattle showroom features unique sustainable building materials such as cork flooring, PaperStone countertops, reclaimed barn wood, and our exclusive line of Shou Sugi Ban – custom Doug Fir that’s charred using the traditional Japanese technique of preserving wood. Come experience these products and more!
 Groundswell NW  For over 20 years, Groundswell NW has been empowering NW Seattle to create, activate and care for parks, open space and habitat. Learn how you can support local wildlife and start by building a habitat house to take home. At 1:30pm, meet up at our booth to embark on an hour long guided Ballard Parks tour and share with us your ideas on how to build and boost open space in Ballard.
Gutter Helmet Systems  Gutters and Gutter Protection.
99% recycled material for Gutter Protection.
Inner Harmony Acupuncture At the Inner Harmony Acupuncture booth visitors can learn about the different healing modalities that we offer (acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, Reiki, sound healing, Breema bodywork), can participate in a free raffle to win a free treatment, experience 15 min of free ear acupuncture treatment or sound healing with Tibetan bowls.
KBFG Radio Visit the KBFG Booth!  KBFG volunteers invite visitors to Sustainable Ballard to stop by and tell us how you are working to save the planet. We will record responses and produce one of our first radio broadcasts. Children and adults are welcomed.
King County Metro  Come visit King County Metro at Sustainable Ballard, you will be able to revalue your ORCA Card, purchase a new ORCA Card or stop by and use the Wi-Fi provided on our RapidRide bus. We’ll be playing plinko for prizes.
Low Income Housing Institute  The Low Income Housing Institute is one of the leading non-profits in the country developing tiny house villages as an innovative solution to homelessness. Come find out how we build and sustain these villages, the unique tiny house designs, and learn interesting facts about our current and future villages!
Master Composter / Soil Builder  Turn your food scraps and yard waste into an amendment for healthy soil! Whether you are living in a house, or an apartment or condo, you can participate in composting Come to the Master Composter booth to learn how!
 NARN (Northwest Animal Rights Network)  Have you ever wondered how your food choices impact the environment? Stop by the NARN table to learn how you can make the most sustainable and environmentally friendly food choices. Test your knowledge with our fun trivia game!
The Nature Conservancy   Hi everyone! If you sign up on our email list, you can spin our prize wheel for a free gift! Good luck!
New Roots Organics  At the New Roots Organics booth, we will have an example of a subscription box, and we’ll be sampling some kind of local fruit that is in the current bin. Any interested new customers will have an opportunity to sign up and receive a free New Roots Mug! We also have temporary tattoos for the kids.
New Seasons Market  Go behind the scenes to see what waste sorting looks like in one of the departments at New Seasons Market! Experience the sort as we work toward Zero Waste and finish with a selfie in our giant grocery bag.
Northwest Electric and Solar NW Electric and Solar is an electrical contractor that specializes in providing the highest quality solar installations around. Come stop by our booth to see how solar panels look up close and what an install on your home would look like. We can help you go solar today!
Northwest Intentional Communities Association (NICA)  NICA is a nonprofit that provides information about and for communities, sharing resources to make the region’s intentional communities (ICs) visible, relevant and stronger. We support community building efforts anywhere but focus in particular on intentional communities which include cohousing, co-ops, ecovillages, and all types of shared living situations. Come and talk with experienced members of Intentional Communities in Cascadia. We’ll have photos, flyers and can share stories about new ones forming in the Seattle area. Pick up a brochure, sign up on our mailing list and consider joining NICA for a day-long event at Star Community this October.
Phinney Neighborhood Association  The PNA Village provides a network of support, empowering people to remain in the homes and neighborhoods they love while staying active and engaged as they age. Visit our booth to learn more about how we are reimagining aging by offering elders opportunities combined with support to fully engage in this next phase of life. Ballard Preschool Co-op provides a part-time structured cooperative program designed to encourage the social, emotional, physical, and mental development of young children. It is also intended to be a resource and nucleus of support for participating families.
Plant Amnesty  Come visit the Plant Amnesty booth to see displays of malpruned trees. We will demonstrate to festival-goers the difference pruning makes in the health of the tree and thus our urban forest.
Puget Sound Solar, LLC  Got questions about SOLAR? Did the eclipse get you wondering how to put all that energy to work for you? Stop by our booth to get answers and learn about the financial incentives that are available to offset cost. You will also learn that solar can power your car.
Rad Power Bikes Rad Power Bikes is always working towards making sustainability easier and more approachable to everyone. Whether you prefer cruising to Golden Gardens on a RadRover or hitting the Ballard Sunday Market with the kiddos on a RadWagon, we have a solution for you! Come get a test ride and see just how easy it can be to leave the car at home!
RainWise  Get RainWise! Stop by this booth to learn all about the City/County’s RainWise Rebate program. Eligible property owners can get up to 100% of the cost covered for getting rain gardens and/or cisterns installed. Meet RainWise contractors and get all your questions answered. We’ll also have maps available to view RainWise installations in the area.
Lacia Lynne Bailey, from Ravenna Ridge Metro Milkers  Visit the goats! Learn, try out, and practice some basic goat keeping skills.
Renewal by Anderson  Renewal by Andersen is the premier replacement division of Andersen windows. Specializing in beautiful, custom made windows for your home. Renewal By Andersen’s wood composite frame is made from reclaimed materials and is much more energy efficient – giving RBA a Green Seal Certification! Stop by our booth to sign up for a free in home consultation.
Seattle Electric Bike E​lectric Bikes–take a test ride today! ​High-quality pedal-assist bicycles are now available in a greater range of styles and sizes, suitable for all riders. ​With Bosch, Shimano, Yamaha, BionX and proprietary motors, 29 mph options, and more. Learn about the health benefits and technology. Why choose an electric bike? Find out! Best of all, ​ see our sale prices!
 Members of Seattle Electric Vehicle Association  Look under the hood of some of the coolest electric cars around. Members of SEVA (Seattle Electric Vehicle Association ) are bringing out their personal vehicles to let you have a look and ask questions. Check out a 2017 gen-2 Chevy Volt, a a 2013 Fiat 500e (driven and signed by Clint Eastwood!) and a converted 1995 Ford F-250 with dual Impulse 9″ electric motors and 48 golf cart batteries.
Seattle Green Spaces Coalition  Find out about benefits of public land in your neighborhood.  Seattle Green Spaces Coalition will show you where “surplus” city land is located in your neighborhood.  You can meet activists who are changing these lands into public spaces.
Seattle Made Seattle Made is a program of Seattle Good Business network, a non profit that connects and inspire people to buy, produce, and invest locally, so that everyone can have a meaningful stake in our local economy! Seattle Made supports 450+ local producers and manufacturers making everything from backpacks to bowties to beer all made right here in Seattle! Come sample tasty Seattle Made food, and test your knowledge with our Seattle Made trivia game!
The Seattle Public Library – Ballard Branch  The Seattle Public Library is headed to the park! Talk to Library staff for reading ideas or e-book help. Hear about free job search help, movies, teen programs, children’s programs, book groups and more at your library. We’ll get you started on a simple paper craft. Come join us and grab a book, take a seat, and enjoy the scene!
Seattle Tree Consulting & Pruning  Trees are the oldest and largest living creatures on earth and here in Seattle we are lucky, and sometimes unlucky, to be living underneath an impressive urban canopy. Arborists are tasked with keeping the urban canopy, healthy, safe, and beautiful. If you have questions about tree safety, identification, or proper pruning techniques, please stop by the Seattle Tree Consulting booth where our Certified Arborists will be ready to talk about all trees, big and small.
Sierra Club  In order to protect our so cherished natural environments, Sierra Club Washington State Chapter works to prevent the construction of fossil fuel projects across the state, by engaging affected communities and mobilizing citizens. In addition to advocacy, it is also known for its opportunities for outdoor adventure in the forms of hikes and mountain excursions. Please stop by our “activist Photo booth”: Where people will get a Polaroid picture taken with a sign urging governor Inslee to reject fossil fuel projects proposed for our state! Come by and learn what projects are endangering our climate, and what we are doing to promote a future that is healthier and more sustainable for all Washingtonians.
Smith Brothers Farms  In partnership with Evergreen Packaging, our milk cartons are made with renewable materials and trees from forests where responsible forestry practices are used. Paper cartons conserve water, weigh less, transport more easily, can be recycled and are compostable. Visit the Smith Brothers Farms booth to learn more about our free home delivery service and try a sample of Tony’s Organic Cold Brew Coffee with milk.
Soaring Heart Natural Beds Soaring Heart has been hand-crafting natural and organic bedding in Seattle for 35 years. We work closely with our vendors to ensure that our materials are sustainable and safe! Come by our booth to learn more or to try your hand at building your own organic pillow or dog bed!
SolTerra  SolTerra’ Solar Design Consultants will be available to answer all questions about going solar in Seattle! We will have lots of information about financing options, net metering and monitoring.
Spin Bikeshare  Come and ride Spin, the new station less bike share program that’s in Seattle! You can pick up and drop off these bikes anywhere! Just download the app, scan, and ride.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church  St. Luke’s, Ballard is a place where we seek to love our neighbors as God loves us all. Our neighborhood is rich in diversity and so are we. Here you will find food for your soul as well as opportunities to serve others. Worship is at 10am every Sunday, with child care starting at 9:45, and all are welcome!
Sugar Plum  Sugar Plum is your sustainable choice for full body hair removal in the Puget Sound region. As the first company to create USDA Organic & Fair Trade Sugaring Paste, we take pride in educating our guests on their personal care choices, providing hair removal that supports people and the planet.
 Sunergy Systems Sunergy Systems’ Employee Owners will be on hand to answer all your questions about the benefits of going solar, financing, incentives, and utility savings. Stop by our booth and talk to one of our Solar Professionals about a solar system for your home. Solar Made Simple in Ballard since 2005!
Sustainable Seattle  What is resilience? What does it take to become a resilient city or neighborhood? If you’ve ever pondered about these questions, come check out our booth and talk through what a partnership with Sustainable Seattle could mean for you and your neighbors.
 Sylvan Learning Center Sylvan is proud to be a part of introducing young children to the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The reason kids love our programs is hands-on experiences, using IPads, learning through play. Come and see how Sylvan encourages innovation, creativity and critical thinking.
System Pavers
Trilogy Chiropractic  Visit the Trilogy Chiropractic booth for a complimentary posture and balance assessment to see if those who are hurting would benefit from chiropractic care. Those who are interested in receiving chiropractic care will receive a complimentary consultation and examination at our office. We will also be doing a raffle for a complimentary massage, where everyone who does the posture and balance assessment gets a chance to win.
United Food and Commercial Workers 21  When you think of sustainable food, what comes to mind? At UFCW 21 we believe sustainability applies to more than just healthy, local food – we care about who’s growing, packaging, and selling food in our local grocery stores. Find us to learn what makes food truly sustainable, and how you can get involved.
Verity Credit Union  In the Community. By the Community. For the Community. Verity Credit Union can empower your financial life! Find out about Sustainable Lending designed to help you achieve your energy independence goals. We promote strong and viable communities and are proud to be a part of the Ballard neighborhood.
Waste Management  Waste Management is proud to partner with the City of Seattle to help create a more sustainable community. At Sustainable Ballard, Waste Management’s award-winning Recycling Education and Outreach Team will provide free information on recycling, composting and waste diversion. For those that want to test their recycling savvy, there will be prizes made from recycled material!
Waterfront Seattle  Waterfront Seattle is a multi-year program to rebuild Seattle’s waterfront following the removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Take a peek at our viewmasters to see before and after images Waterfront Seattle and learn more about the program!
Z-Ultimate Self-Defense  Target Throwing game for free private lessons.

Exhibitor Registration is NOW CLOSED.  Please contact margaret@sustainableballard.org to get on our mailing list for next year.