Kick the Tires on Electric Vehicles

March 25th 1:00pm to 3:30pm
609 13th Ave NE #8
Little Falls, MN 56345

Are you thinking about buying an electric vehicle (EV) but have a few questions? Want to learn more about the cars and charging stations? If so, this event is for you!

The general public is invited to a free event Saturday, March 25th to learn about electric vehicles and how they perform in central Minnesota. Attendees will hear from EV owners and are welcome to bring their questions! Owners at the event will include Jeff Riegle, owner of a 2016 Nissan LEAF, and Jessee Holmes, owner of a Tesla Model S. The event will be held Saturday, March 25th 1:00 to 2:30pm at Sprout Food Hub in Little Falls. All are welcome to attend by registering online at

“There are a lot of exciting things happening here in Minnesota,” says Joel Haskard, co-director of the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs). “There are many more plug-in vehicle choices since even last year and the first affordable battery electric vehicles with over 200 mile range will be available in Minnesota this fall. The future of transportation may indeed be electrified!”

RSVP: Community members, energy professionals, local governments, utilities, media, and others are invited to join these events and bring all their questions. Register for this free event online at or call 612-626-0555.

THE BASICS - Electric Vehicles event:

What: free event on Electric Vehicles hosted by Central CERT and Sprout Food Hub

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm

Where: Sprout Food Hub, Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace, 609 13th Ave NE #8, Little Falls, MN 56345

Who: General public, anyone interested in electric vehicles. Bring all your questions!

How: Register online at or call 612-626-0555

Cost: Free; open to the public

ABOUT CERTs: The Clean Energy Resource Teams—or CERTs—are a statewide partnership with a shared mission to connect individuals and their communities to the resources they need to identify and implement community-based clean energy projects. CERTs empowers communities and their members to adopt energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy technologies and practices for their homes, businesses, and local institutions. CERTs is a partnership of University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, Great Plains Institute, Southwest Regional Development Commission, and Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources.  Learn more at