You will find lots of delicious food choices at The Energy Fair! We have a range of regional and world cuisines, with an emphasis on local, organic ingredients. In the morning, enjoy a farm-fresh breakfast with eggs and sausage by Organic Valley (Sat/Sun) or pancakes by Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (Fri). Throughout the day, visit our food vendors and the MREA Cafe for lunch, snacks, dinner, or coffee to keep you fueled throughout the day.
2016 Food & Drink
Breakfast – Get Started Right
FRIDAY – Start the weekend with Pancakes for Peace. Hosted by Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice, which works toward the creation of a world free from violence and injustice. They will be donating 10% of their profits to the MREA.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY – 7:30 – 11:00 a.m. (Open before 9:00 a.m. to presenters, exhibitors, volunteers and sponsors) Treat yourself to a hearty breakfast of eggs, hash browns, sausage, yogurt, coffee, orange juice, tea, and more. Hosted by Organic Valley with Peace Coffee served, you are sure to leave satiated. This breakfast helps raise funds for the MREA’s educational programs.
DAILY – MREA CAFE – Enjoy treats from Earth Crust Bakery, Main Grain Bakery, Village Hive, and Zest Bakery. It’s so good you’ll be back for seconds! Coffee and orange juice are donated by Colectivo Coffee, Emy J’s, Kickapoo Coffee, and Peace Coffee and tea from Rishi—make sure to ask about our ‘Bottomless Coffee Cup’ to keep you going all weekend. This breakfast helps raise funds for the MREA’s educational programs.
Our food vendors offer a range of delicious, healthy foods we give preference to vendors who use healthy, locally-sourced, and organic ingredients. Water is free at the Fair, and the sale of bottled water is not allowed. Food and beverage vendors for 2016 include ADIRE Indian Cuisine, Central Waters Brewing Co., Glacier Ice Cream, Jamaican Kitchens, Kinstone Kitchen, Smith’s Kettle Corn, Urb Garden Catering, and Urban Street Bistro and more to come!
These fantastic food options will be displayed on disposable, biodegradeable & compostable dinnerware from Patra Eco-Dinnerware. Their products are nontoxic and made completely out of fallen areca palm leaves (not palm oil tree leaves). Visit them in booth C17!
Solar-Powered Beer by
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Looking for a refreshing break at The Energy Fair? Stop by the Central Waters Brewing Tent for a local, solar brewed beer. Located just 9 miles from the Fairgrounds Central Waters Brewing is focused on sustainability and utilizes 120 kw of solar electric along with a large solar thermal array for heating. When you buy a glass of Central Waters beer, you’ll receive a collectible 2016 Energy Fair pint glass. In addition to beer, root beer and cider are available.
Custer, WI Fair
2017 Dates and Hours
Friday, June 16 - 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday, June 17 - 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday, June 18 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Midwest Renewable Energy Association
7558 Deer Road, Custer, WI 54423
St. Paul, MN Fair
2017 Dates and Hours
Friday, September 8 - Professional Day
Saturday, Sept. 9 - 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday, Sept. 10 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minnesota Advisory Committee
Clean Energy Resource Teams
Community Member - Barbara Porwit
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Minnesota Renewable Energy Society
Renewable Energy Partners
Neighborhood Energy Connection
Sunny Day Earth Solutions
Harriet Island Park
200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd
St Paul, MN 55107