This year, the Scarlet Gray and Green Fair will include tours! Tours will start at the main desk of the Secrest Center.

Schedule –

1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm – Secrest Arboretum, Jason Veil curator will lead.

2 pm – OSU CFAES Wooster LEED buildings, Bug Zoo, EV charging station, Jason Owens, leader.

3 pm – OSU Composting Facility, ATI PV teaching Array, Fred Michel, leader.


Secrest Arboretum tours will begin at 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. These will be given by Curator Jason Veil. Learn about new developments at the Arboretum including the new Welcome Center and GPS database of all plantings.

The 2 pm tour will feature the new LEED Silver CFAES Wooster Science Building, EV Charging station and Bug Zoo. This tour will require is a short walk, or drive. Rides will be provided if needed. Check with the Green Car owners.

The 3 pm tour will be of the OSU Wooster Composting Facility and PV Solar teaching array. Hear about how organics can be recycled to reduce climate change and displace chemical fertilizers made from fossil fuels. This tour will require a long walk or short drive. Rides will be provided as needed. Check with the Green car owners.