FREE Savannah Earth Day Festival 2016, April 16

Earth Day 2016 Savannah

This year’s Earth Day Festival will be noon-5PM Sat. April 16 2016 in Forsyth Park in Savannah.

Earth Day Guide will be in the April issue of Well FED Savannah magazine.

Learn more here. 

There will be 12 free workshops at this year’s festival.

12:30 p “New way of farming” by
True Earth llc / Plantonics llc
1:30 p “Plants, Pollinators and Pesticides”
by Oatland Island Wildlife Center
2:30 p “Feed the food that feeds you” by
Grow Eat Repeat
3:30 p “So Easy to Preserve Foods from Your Garden” by
Chatham County Cooperative Extension

12:30 pm “Get to know the Candler Oak” by Savannah Tree Foundation
1:30 pm “The True Cost of the Stuff We Buy” by True Cost
2:30 p “The Healthy Savannah EX – change ” by Healthy Savannah
3:30 p “Essential Home Operation and Maintenance” by City of Savannah Dept. of Housing

12:30 p “Have questions about bicycling in
Savannah? We have answers!” by Savannah Bicycle Campaign
1:30 p “Make Your Own Earth Day T-shirt!”
by Maven Makers
2:30 p “Earth Friendly Skin Care” by
Georgia’s Lowcountry Chapter of the American Herbalists Guild
3:30 p “Making Earth Friendly Food Choices!”
by Live Plant Strong Savannah

12:30 p “Solar Power 101” by Hannah Solar
1:30 p “One Hundred Miles” by One Hundred Miles
2:30 p “Discover Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary” by Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary
3:30 p “Green Roof Benefits” by Atlantic
Star Landscape Architecture/Living Roofs LLC

Alderman Bill Durance will welcome the public at 12:45.

Live music to follow with the first performance at 1pm.

Music performances by Mosacia, Fever Tramp, XuluProphet and Culture Vulture. The backdrop to the stage was created by local school children.

The festival this year is being produced by Well FED Savannah with the support of the City Dept – Environmental Services and Sustainability Dept. The City of Savannah’s ESS Office is charged with developing, implementing, monitoring and measuring a comprehensive sustainability program that incorporates sustainability into all aspects of City operations and community life. This vision aligns with Well FED’s vision to educate and empower local community Well FED produces Food Day in October as well as the monthly event, Savannah Bazaar. Well FED Savannah magazine will feature the Earth Day Guide

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