Festival Exhibitors of 2014

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 exhibitor’s booths to play a game, see a demo or enjoy a sample. Check out last year’s line-up:

Antioch University Seattle Antioch University will provide information about all of our programs and community projects.
Baby Diaper Service Become a Cloth Diapering Expert!! With just a few tries you’ll be surprised how easy cloth diapering is. Plus your Baby will love it!
Ballard ReUse Games made from salvaged materials. A catapult bean bag toss and maybe a giant plinko game.
BridgeSpan Health BridgeSpan will be offering free fruit smoothies to event attendees, each of which is blended by harnessing power from consumers who pedal stationary “blender bikes”.
Carbon Washington We are an NGO looking to implement a revenue-neutral carbon tax in Washington state through a ballot initiative.
Central Ballard Residents Association  Meet your neighbors!
Chinook Book Be one of the first 220 people to our booth on festival day and pick up a free Chinook book (print or mobile edition) courtesy of Swanson’s Nursery!
City Fruit Join City Fruit at our table to sample some tasty and delicious fruit that was harvested from the yards of our generous fruit tree donors. After sampling the fruit, learn more about volunteer opportunities to ensure more fruit gets into the hands of food insecure Seattleites.
CoolMom/Zero Waste Washington
Bring in your old carseat and we will give it a new life. $5 donation.
Crown Bees Help “harvest” mason bee cocoons. By removing the cocoons from their sleeves for storage, parasitic mites can be destroyed and more bees will survive the winter. The activity does not include buzzing bees.
Crown Hill Chiropractic Free spinal exam.
Divine Spine Chiropractic Studio ​Experience a free spinal health screening by a doctor of Chiropractic and learn how the stress in your life affects your body’s functions.
Emerald City Bike Lawyer Stop by to see wrecked bicycles, and discuss bike safety, insurance, medical care, and bicycle infrastructure, with Ballard’s local bike lawyer.
Familybike Seattle Join local families and try out their family biking setups. Perhaps you’d like an electric-assisted Madsen bike, an Xtracycle, a Big Dummy, a trail-a-bike, a front mounted child seat, a bike trailer, a tandem, or a recumbent trailer bike?
Folktown Counseling We will be hosting art making w/children and adults to promote wellness and emotional well being.
Greenhome Solutions Greenhome Solutions is a ​locally owned and operated green building product supplier​.​ ​We are passionate about the environment, conservation, design, and sustainable building practices.
Gutter Helmet Systems
King County Metro Folding buses for the kids activity and for the parents the trip planner will be up and running to plan your next trip.
King County Seed Saving Library We will be winnowing seeds of various vegetable, herb, and flower crops to remove excess plant material before storage.
Kula Movement Chair Massage, Stress reducing breath techniques, energy boosting stretches, abdominal exercises to heal your back.
Lastingnest Inc / Sage Designs NW We will have an interactive home design activity for kids to participate in.
Mangrove Action Project Wondering what lives in a mangrove? Come find out about the animals that call it home. Great for kids!
Model Remodel Model Remodel is a green building contractor, specializing in a wide range of projects, from new construction to small- and large-scale remodeling.
National Wildlife Federation We will bring a binocular craft activity for children (paper tubes/yarn/crayons).
New Roots Organics Try to answer fun produce trivia questions, and win New Roots swag!
NYR Organic – Kymm Calis Play our game about organic skincare, organic terms, saving the bees. etc. and check out demos of our products.
Phinney Neighborhood Association At the PNA we know that a connected community fosters meaning. We provide a variety of ways, large and small, that neighbors can connect with each other, building strong social networks. Learn about the PNA, spin the wheel and win a prize!
Puget Sound Solar, LLC Check out our electric car and solar module and see how you can own a solar car.
RainWise Stop by and learn how your neighbors are getting an average of $4400 for putting a raingarden or cistern in their yard.  Check out our mini-raingarden and make your own raingarden plan.
Renewal by Anderson ​Renewal by Andersen is your local expert for quality replacement of wood, vinyl, and aluminum windows. Come visit our booth to take advantage of the show special: $150 OFF every window
Seattle City Light Stop by and about learn about Community Solar and some of our other programs to help you save energy. Try our mini-solar cars!
Seattle Electric Bike Electric Bicycle Education and Test Rides
Seattle Green Spaces Coalition Guess the names of plants and birds that use the substations.
Seattle Parks and Recreation Good Food Campaign Learn about pollinators and the Learning Garden at Ballard Community Center.
Seattle Wellness Group Enjoy free Stress Reducing Chair massages and hulu hoop games for the children.  Learn about how to stay healthy in a natural organic way.
Solar Washington We will provide helpful information and resources answering your solar-related questions pertaining to types of installations, costs, incentives and more.
Sunergy Systems Check out our thermometer display that has number of oil barrels saved if your home goes solar. Guess the amount for your home; winners receive a free travel mug.
The MELT Method PNW ​MELT classes – a simple self-care that erases pain, ‘stuck stress’ and the negative effects of active living for vibrant health and pain-free movement.
The Nature Conservancy / Lauren Miheli Answer a trivia question correctly or provide an e-mail and take a spin of the prize wheel.
Trilogy Chiropractic We’ll be offering free digital posture and balance checks along with free chair massages!
Trinity United Methodist ​Trinity United Methodist Church, Ballard …a Greening Congregation! Come experience our demo showing how raingardens filter rainwater runoff. Enjoy sustainability-oriented face painting (for kids and adults!). Win prizes!
Waste Management Learn what happens to your recycling, make recycled crafts and test your recycling IQ at Waste Management’s interactive booth!
Zipcar We’ll have family activities like Plinko to win prizes, sidewalk chalk, mini golf, and bean bag toss.

Here’s what some of our supporters had to say:

~”Thank you for the incredible Sunday that you organized for the community. It was perfect… all the way… great weather, great people and a great organization.” – Marjorie, Moxie Nutrition

~”It was our privilege to have our first public tasting at such a wonderful festival. thank you from all of us!” – Jesse Lee, My Sweet ‘Lil Cakes

~”Thank you so much for including Neighborcare in your event. We had a great time at Sustainable Ballard and were able to connect with community members interested in our Healthcare services and volunteer opportunities. Thank you for putting on such a successful festival!” – Grace, Neighborcare Health

~”had a great time! well put together and beyond informative ..thank you!” – Mike A, attendee