Green Marketplace

Living Lightly features a Green Marketplace of businesses and nonprofits providing sustainability-related products, services, and information. From home weatherization tips to natural skin care products to fair trade gifts and decor, you’ll find resources from dozens of local vendors to support your living lightly.

Food vendors:

Our vendors provide sustainably sourced foods for the fair.

 

Afghan Cuisine
Enjoy authentic Afghan cuisine provided by AWAKEN (Afghan Women’s And Kids’ Education & Necessities), a local not-for-profit that serves the educational, vocational and healthcare needs of women and children in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan. All food sales proceeds go directly to AWAKEN.

 

Sea Salt & Cinnamon
Sea Salt & Cinnamon is a vegan food company located in Muncie, Indiana. Their goal is to show people that vegan food isn’t scary by creating delicious treats and entrees. A variety of sweet and savory items will be served.

 

Vendors:

   Toyota and Kia of Muncie
   View an array of gas-electric hybrid Toyota and Kia vehicles, and take one for a test drive!

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Bike Muncie
Advocating for cyclists and helping to promote cycling infrastructure in Muncie. Grab free handouts on bike safety, maps, etc.

BSU Counseling Practicum Clinic
Information and resources for services, guided relaxation, psychoeducation activities. Contact Dr. Lina Burkhart, Clinic Director, 765-285-8047 or Kris Shroyer, Clinic Coordinator, 765-285-8402 for more information.

BSU Dietetics Association
In partnership with the Muncie Food Hub, this booth will provide information about food waste education.

Cardinal Clinic of Chiropractic
Cardinal Clinic of Chiropractic restores health through natural chiropractic care, allowing patients to live their lives tot he fullest each day. Free chair massages, posture screening, answering health-related questions

Changing Seasons Patio Shoppe
We are a locally owned family business that specializes in high quality domestically made furniture, which includes a wide variety of options made from post-consumer products collected in community recycling programs. Patio furniture will be available at the booth.

Conservation Tales Books
Conservation Tales is a series of children’s books that teach about wildlife conservation, produced by faculty and students at Ball State University. Seven different books in the Conservation Tales series: The Cerulean Warbler, Bats, Salamanders, Bees Manatees, Sea Turtles and Sooks will be available for purchase.

Cope Environmental Center
COPE is an environmental non-profit with 130 acres that promotes the sustainable use of the earth’s resources through education, demonstration, and research. The booth will include information/resources about Cope and new building. Also info on being sustainable.

Debbie’s Handmade Soap
Natural soap, 50% Olive Oil Soap. Handmade soap and body products will be available at the booth.

Delaware County Greens
A group of community grassroots activists, environmentalists, advocates for social justice, nonviolence, and democracy. Check out the booth for information/resources about our group activities and meetings.

Delaware County Master Gardener Association
Master Gardners provide information and technical assistance in gardening and home horticulture through trained and certified volunteers. We will provide information on the importance of our native pollinators and the native plants that support them.

doTERRA Essential Oils
Naturally found in plants; most tested and trusted essential oils in the world; used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. All natural products and information about free education will be available at the booth. Contact Shelby Hoyt for more information.

Downtown Farm Stand
Offers organic and products, deli, and home delivery.

Dr Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse
Ball State University’s Rinard Orchid Greenhouse contains the largest collegiate collection of orchid species in the USA. Visit and learn about orchids and other tropical creatures in a lush setting. A hidden gem! Bookmarks, brochures, plants on display.

Earth Charter Indiana
ECI strives for a sustainable, peaceful and just Indiana. This booth will have information about climate change education, sustainability practices and conservation.

East Central Indiana Solid Waste District
Government office promoting recycling. Will provide recycling information in Delaware, Grant & Madison Counties.

EcoStar Synthetic Shingles
Environmentally responsible slate and shake roofing tiles made of up to 80% recycled post-industrial rubber and plastic. Stop by the booth for samples on display, info sheets, and business cards.

Frederick Family Chiropractic
Booth will include information/resources, biofreeze.

Global Brigades
Gives Ball State students opportunities to work with natives of Panama and Nicaragua to build structures, provide water resources, and deliver health care. Will take orders for fair trade coffee at the booth.

Global Gifts
We are a nonprofit fair trade organization specializing in unique handmade gifts that empower artisans in over 40 countries around the world. Fair trade artisan goods — accessories, jewelry, home goods — will be available at the booth.

Green Alternatives, Inc.
Green Alternatives, Inc. is a PV solar design and installation firm. PV solar systems, solar attic fans, solar water heaters will be available at the booth. Contact Cindy Rohaly at cindy@solargai.com for more information.

Greenmantle Arts & Crafts
Greenmantle Arts & Crafts, producer of Artisan Jewelry, will offer jewelry and accessories from recycled glass and fibers.

Hoosier Environmental Council
Indiana’s leading educator and advocate for environmental issues and policies.

Indiana Michigan Power
Saving energy is smart. IM offers rebate and discounts to help you save at home and at work. Will provide information about energy efficiency and savings for home and work.

JJ’s County Line Castings
Nutrients for all plants. Learn more about the product and have a chance to purchase it at the fair.

Kelsey Timmerman
The best-selling author of Where Am I Eating?, Where Am I Wearing?, and Where Am I Giving? Timmerman will have his books for sale.

Limberlost State Historic Site
One of 11 historic sites of the IN State Museum.  We preserve the legacy of Gene Stratton-Porter and the Limberlost Swamp. Check out the show-and-tell table on Gene Stratton-Porter and Limberlost nature at the booth. More information can also be found on Facebook.

Lotus Wellness Center
Offers yoga, massage, and other natural therapies that promote true wellness. Information about the yoga studio including hours, classes, teachers, and possibly demonstrations will be provided. Also, hours and descriptions of the Lotus Pain Clinic will be made available. T-shirts & totes will be available, as well. For more information, please contact Steve Gregory: 765-287-0822.

MITS
Muncie’s public transportation

Muncie Delaware Clean and Beautiful
Our mission is to empower and promote stewardship of clean streets, beautiful neighborhoods, and a healthy river. Will provide information about community clean up resources and volunteer opportunities. Contact president Augusta Isley for more information.

Muncie Food Hub
Works to nourish and strengthen our community through the exchange of fresh and affordable local food.

Muncie Public Library
MPL is a mainstay of the local community. We have a long history of providing enriching, educational content in a friendly environment.

Muncie Sailing Club
Muncie Sailing Club, located on Prairie Creek Reservoir, is a nonprofit membership club organized to educate local and surrounding counties members in the art of sailing.  Seeking new members. Sailing and social membership totally nonprofit.  Affordable memberships. Contact Commodore, munciesailcommodore@gmail.com for more information.

Muncie Sanitary District
The Muncie Sanitary District and the Stormwater Management Department provide education and outreach about pollution prevention, rain gardens, rain barrels and recycling.

Muncie-Delaware League of Women Voters
Nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. Information and resources will be available at the booth.

Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Ball State University
The NREM department at Ball State seeks to promote conservation of natural resources. The booth will include information, handouts and activities.

Red-tail Land Conservancy
Land Trust – preserve, protect, and restore your natural heritage in East Central Indiana. Will provide trail guides to nature preserves.

Robert Cooper Audubon Society
The Robert Cooper Audubon Society is a regional chapter of the National Audubon Society and serves approximately 500 members in East Central Indiana. Will provide information promoting the conservation of native birds and their natural habitats. Contact Robert Williams for more information.

Scout & Zoe’s
Creates the yummiest treats in the universe for USA-sourced, human-grade raw ingredients, all while protecting the planet! Natural pet treats will be available at the booth.

Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter
The Sierra Club is the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organizations in the US. The Hoosier Chapter was founded in 1975 and has more than 10,000 members state-wide. The chapter sponsors outings, encourages energy efficiency and renewable energy use and organizes around protecting Indiana’s air, water and forests. Our booth will promote the benefits of energy efficiency, offer educational games for children and handout information for adults.

Solarize ECI
Helps residents obtain discounted solar installations through group pricing. Will provide information about solar installation and installer contact.

The Splinter Group
Use reclaimed wood to make home furnishings. Finished products made from reclaimed wood will be available at the booth.

Thirty-One
Personalized re-usable totes, organizational items, purses, and home decor. Reusable totes will be available.

White River Ruggers
Traditional rug hooking demonstrations using new, dyed wool fabric and recycled wool fabric. We will have equipment that is used and finished items.

Zilis – Independent
Zilis is one of the fastest growing direct marketing companies in the health and wellness industry offering the #1 hemp derived CBD oil in the nation. All-natural dietary supplements, hygiene products, cleaning products will be available at the booth.

Does your business or non-profit support sustainable lifestyles? Would you like to have a booth at the fair? Click to download the vendor application form.