Plants Unlimited on Route 1 in Rockport will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day at the third annual Green Fair on Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Activities are planned for children of all ages. Children can pet the bunnies, goats and sheep in the petting zoo, help paint a mural, make an Earth Buddy, hear a story told by Dena Davis, and see live birds of prey. Adults will enjoy informative garden, health and home presentations on vermicomposting, GMOs, growing greens all year, creating a backyard bird habitat, traditional herbal healing, living roofs, green ideas for shore development, and invasive species. A variety of organic foods and green home and health products will also be available.

Vendors include Chuck’s Orchard, Lakonia Greek Products, Dilly Dally Organic Farms, Green Hollow Orchard, The Chocolate Moose, Tropical Maine, Fieldstone Farms, Geroux’s Gifts, Maine Buck Nuts, Ann Marie’s Kitchen, Kenny’s Sugar House, Dean’s Sweets, State of Maine Cheese Company, Rockport Marketplace, Great Things Skin Care, Triple R Candles, Down to Earth, WorMainea and Coast of Maine Organic Products.

Participating sponsors include Citizens for a Green Maine, Maine Yardscaping, The Green Sneakers Project, Coastal Mountains Land Trust, MidCoast Audubon Society, Natural Resources of Maine, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Merryspring Nature Center, Food for Maine’s Future, Knox Lincoln County Beekeepers, Georges River Land Trust, Biodiversity Research Institute, Maine Department of Agriculture, Aldermere Farm, Knox County Farmer’s Alliance, Camden Rockport Elementary School Garden, Windplanners of Camden Hills Regional High School, Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage, The Camden Garden Club, Island Institute, Camden Conservation Commission, Tree City USA, Port Clyde Fresh Catch and Maine Pumpkin Growers Association.

Children’s activities

• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Zabby’s Farm Traveling Barn Yard Petting Zoo

• 11 to 11:30 a.m.: Make Earth Buddies with staff from Aldemere Farm

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Green Fair Mural Painting, Nancy Glassman of Youthlinks

• 1 p.m.: Earth Tales, read by Dena Davis

• 2:30 p.m.: Hawk and Owl Show, Wild Haven

Presentations by educators

• 10 a.m.: Vermicomposting, Mark Follansbee

• 11 a.m. GMOs: A Review of the First 13 Years, and Looking Ahead, Bob St. Peter

• 11 a.m.: The Hows and Whys of Traditional Herbal Healing, Holly Ihloff

• 11 a.m.: Update on the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Karen Coluzzi

• Noon: Living Roofs with the LiveRoof System, Ray Defeo

• 1 p.m.: LakeSmart – Green Ideas for Shore Property Development, Bill Packard

• 2 p.m.: Growing Greens All Year, Judy Berk

• 3 p.m.: Creating a Backyard Bird Habitat, Joe Gray