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Greenfest – Fresh Future

March 31, 2022 @ 8:00 am - April 12, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

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Join the Office of Sustainability and Student Environmental Center at UNC Asheville for its annual 2022 Spring Greenfest from March 31 – April 12. The nearly two-week-long celebration includes events and activities bringing together UNC Asheville students and the greater Asheville community. Highlights include:

  • The Sustainability Fair with live music, an electric vehicle car show, electric bikes to demo, a food truck, live chalk muraling, educational tables, and belly dancing happening on Friday, April 1, from 1 – 3 p.m. on Reed Plaza;
  • Greenfest’s longest-running event, On-Campus Work Day, is on Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Volunteers get a free Greenfest t-shirt. Register here;
  • New for 2022, don’t miss the Eco-Art Show on display from March 31 – April 11 in Highsmith Student Union;
  • Sunday, April 3, from 1 – 4 p.m., join Kudzu Culture, Montford Neighborhood Association, Urban Forest Alliance, and City of Asheville Parks and Recreation for Community Through Kudzu: An Educational Greenway Maintenance Initiative taking place along Reed Creek Greenway at the intersection of Cauble and Broadway Streets. Learn about kudzu crown removal and enjoy kudzu snacks in this collaborative and educational maintenance initiative. Please bring gloves, hand pruners, mattocks and hatchets, or shovels if you have them;
  • Plus, a Climate in the Workplace Career Panel takes place on Zoom on April 8 from noon – 1 p.m.

Details for these events and more can be found at unca.edu/greenfest.


Community Expectations
As members of this community, we care about everyone. Faculty, staff, students, and visitors have a shared commitment to take the necessary precautions to avoid spreading COVID-19 while following all recommended health guidelines. Please see UNC Asheville’s Community Expectations. Be respectful of individual choice to wear or not wear a mask in any situation; wear a mask when and where encouraged, following guidelines and precautions outlined by the CDC.


Find accessibility information for campus buildings at maps.unca.edu. For accessibility questions or to request event accommodations, please contact reservation@unca.edu or 828.250.3832.

Visitor Parking

Visitors must have a permit to park on campus — please visit the Transportation website to register.



March 31, 2022 @ 8:00 am
April 12, 2022 @ 5:00 pm


Office of Sustainability