Buehler’s Fresh Foods Will Participate in Wooster’s Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair on Earth Day
WOOSTER, Ohio- April 17, 2014
Buehler’s is pleased to announce their support of and active participation in the Wooster Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair. This celebration of Earth Day, will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Ohio State University OARDC, Wooster, Ohio. The event is open to the public – free admission.
Whether your sustainability interests are moderate or passionate, there’s something for everyone at the Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair. Highlights will include a keynote speaker, student projects, food, a recycling center accepting residential/household materials, and over 30 educational exhibitors. Buehler’s will be one of those exhibits, featuring “Greasel” a WVO vehicle operating on waste vegetable oil. They will share the energy saving steps they have implemented to become a “Green Chill Partner” with the EPA, as well as their commitment to “LOCAL” – supporting local farmers, vendors and suppliers. Buehler’s exhibit will offer “spin the wheel to win” recycle shopping bags, Earth Day bracelets, t-shirts or Bio-Blocks (a sustainable fire log). Attendees will be updated on the community recycle events at their stores, fun prizes, and of course, food!
Dan Buehler, President of E&H Family Group stated, “Sustainability is an ongoing process of learning, educating, and implementing green initiatives. The Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair is an opportunity to share what we’re doing to be a good steward and an environmentally responsible retailer in the communities we serve.”
Buehler’s has received numerous state and national awards for their green initiatives, including: the Sustainability Excellence Award, the Northeast Ohio Environmental Award, and the Green Chill Partnership. Buehler’s commitment to reducing the carbon footprint and engaging customers is evident in their branded Buehler’s Compost, made of food scraps from their kitchens, and then sold in 40 pound bags as an excellent food for your plants! Buehler’s community drop-off centers are located in their parking lot, offering safe, year-round dispose of common items to the public. The Community Recycling Events are special opportunities for the community to safely dispose of uncommon items – such as computers, tire, batteries, and other electronics.
Buehler’s, founded in 1929, is celebrating eighty-five years as an independent, family owned and operated grocer. Buehler’s is recognized as a pacesetter in the industry, and is positioned for growth as a trusted business partner.
E&H Family Group owns and operates fourteen Buehler’s Fresh Foods Supermarkets located in Wooster, Orrville, Wadsworth, Medina, Brunswick, Ashland, New Philadelphia, Dover, Jackson Township, Delaware, Coshocton, and Portage Lakes (Green), Ohio.
E&H Family Group also owns and operates thirteen ACE Hardware stores located in Orrville, Medina, Dover, New Philadelphia, Delaware, Jackson Township, Independence, Rocky River, Westlake, Middlefield, Oberlin, Avon Lake, and Garrettsville, Ohio, and coming to Hilliard, Ohio.
E & H Family Group is a family owned company committed to environmentally responsible behavior. For more information visit www.buehlers.com.
April 17, 2014 in Blog, News/Media