The Spring Into Green is lively, inspiring, and features over forty local exhibitors, hundreds of story ideas and photo opportunities on leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. The Show welcomes visitors from across Canada as we cover the latest trends, speakers and innovative products featured at this Earth Day event. Join us and be part of the conversation!

Fun For Eco Kids – If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids this Earth Day explore and enjoy the interactive exhibits at The Spring Into Green Show, dedicated to educating and connecting kids to nature. All Kids enter the Show for FREE.

Electric Cars  Come check out your next green ride! Get behind the wheel of some of the latest hybrid, electric and fuel-efficient vehicles. Electric car display, drivers, enthusiasts and dealers will be available to answer any questions you may have.

Cannabis – Are you looking for alternative therapies to complement your current health regime, curious about your options, or looking to understand the latest conversations and upcoming change in legislation around cannabis consumption? The Weed MD display will feature ground breaking ideas, inspirational speakers, informed educators and leading industry experts. Learn how they’re working to break down the stigma associated with cannabis while providing credible and valuable information that can help you make well-informed decisions about your health and wellness.

Eco Adventure Traveller – We invite you to a tourism, gastronomy and cultural exhibition to experience different country pavilions from around the world. Access the world’s most unique holiday destinations, take advantage of special holiday packages, enjoy tasting international gastronomy cuisine and soaking in the varied cultural heritage of many exciting countries. Visit booths that will provide you with all the information you need to book your next memorable holiday. An eclectic mix of ecotourism pavilions offering special holiday packages, explore the possibilities of travelling to the worlds’ most exclusive earth-friendly beach destinations, historical cities, eco-lodges, and more. Travelers can choose from gastronomy hotspots, nature retreats, luxury camping, agritourism, health tourism, and spas, as well as many other opportunities and tips to plan an eco-holiday to remember.

Tiny Homes & Sustainable Forestry – There are a lot of options when considering building materials, furniture, finishing pieces, or artisan products — and a lot of choices to make. Talk to experts in balancing price, function, beauty, versatility and performance. Whether your choice is made based on quality and price, whether it’s about supporting local producers and local communities, whether it’s about what’s best for the environment, or whether it’s simply because you love the natural beauty of wood products — Ontario Wood can meet your needs. Discover our exhibits and meet wood artisans and explore a gallery of locally hand-crafted wood products.

Sweat Equity Yoga & Fitness – An active lifestyle is integral to a healthier you. Find out how by taking a workshop, chatting with a guest lecturer or even participating in a free yoga class at the Sweat Equity Yoga Pavilion. Learn all about the health benefits of being active. Beginners, give yoga a try. Yoga gurus, even you will learn something new at the pavilion! Stretch your horizons, meet new people who share similar active interests.


Join local chefs, breweries, cideries and wineries, this year’s delicious local Food & Drink exhibit will be a celebration of the diversity and cultural traditions that make up Canada’s food landscape. Using local and sustainably sourced Ontario ingredients, chefs from Simcoe County and around the world will showcase old family recipes and favourite dishes that best reflect their heritage. Join us as we applaud the community, vibrancy, and diversity of our country through the many tastes and smells of its global kitchens.


Guest Speakers

Margaret Prophet is a champion for protecting source water and prime farmland in Simcoe County, and is a founder of and an organizer with the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition. Margaret will be speaking about water issues in Simcoe County.

Julie Johnson is a teacher in Simcoe County, and an environmentalist who is working hard to teach us how to protect our environment. In 2015 Julie became an Al Gore Climate Reality Leader, and volunteers with Climate Reality to help the public understand the issues and solutions associated with our changing climate. Julie will be speaking about climate change at our show.

Jenna Zardo is the senior Coordinator for The Urban Pantry, a Barrie non-profit organization which oversees the Good Food Box, Fruitshare and urban agriculture and community kitchen activities in the City of Barrie. Jenna will be speaking about what The Urban Pantry does in our city which facilitates urban agriculture and food literacy and security.

Teresa Woolard is entrepreneur, competitive fitness instructor and owner of Chillz Dessert Lounge and Swirleez in downtown Barrie. Teresa will be talking about the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle. Teresa will share a motivational talk that I sure to inspire.



If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our Show Coordinator, Tom Oldershaw at

705-794-7170 or email: