Sustainable Gift Giving

Join the Sun Valley Institute for Resilience for a morning of free, family friendly crafts, activities and learning, all focused on helping make gift giving more sustainable this holiday season. Supplies and bilingual instructions provided! Please RSVP to help us be sure we have enough supplies.

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Wood River Valley Climate Action Coalition’s Earth Fest

We celebrate national Earth Day with a fun-filled day of events focused on solutions we all can take to slow global warming. Inside and outside at Hailey Town Center West, we have individuals and groups bringing in games, the Boise State Dark Sky Planetarium, food, raffles, composting, tool sharpening, landscaping tips, electric bikes and a riding etiquette and safety challenge for all electric alternatives and much, much more. ​At 10:00AM, we will also be hosting an Earth Day 5K Road Race/ Fun Run starting and ending at Town Center West. The whole course will be on neighborhood streets this year due to expected river flooding and wet trails. Adults $20. Students $10. Bring a friend! Bring the whole family! Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd, women’s and men’s awarded at 10:45! Dogs are welcome (on leash only).

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Dining, Wellness

Eating Healthy & Sustainably in Sun Valley

While the Wood River Valley may be a bit lacking in options when it comes to big bulk goods, it is abundant with opportunities for eating healthily and sustainably. As exhibited by retirees you’re sure to find passing you seemingly effortlessly on the Nordic or bike trails, this is a community that cares exceptionally about health, and it also shows in the many local efforts to bring healthy eating to our little town.  5B Fruit 5B Fruit, located downstairs in the Leadville building offers a wide array of smoothies, juices and bowls crafted with all kinds of antioxidant berries and seeds as well as unique add-on options such as bee pollen, bamboo charcoal, hemp protein and more.  You’ll also find a slew of 3oz “shots” tailored to cure your hangover, cold or post workout dehydration. What’s more, 5B fruit grows organic kale and spinach in their greenhouse located south of Bellevue, and at the end of the day their juicing pulp and compost is used to enrich planting soil or feed free range chickens.   GLOW A fusion between a health food store and café, GLOW is completely plant-based. In addition to a variety of smoothies, bowls and juices, GLOW also provides a …