Plants Unlimited on Route 1 in Rockport celebrated the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with its third annual Green Fair April 17.

A number of local food producers and Earth-friendly businesses had booths and presentations at the event. It also had activities for children and lectures.

Children could 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 enjoyed 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 were also available.

Vendors included 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 included 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.