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Earth Day Celebration

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/21/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Good Roots Farm & Gardens, LLC

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No automatic alt text available.Everyone is invited to attend Earth Day at Good Roots Farm, 3712 Medary Avenue, to enjoy educational booths, speakers, a composting barrel giveaway and pizza. Earth Day began on April 22, 1970 as a day for national focus on the environment and has transpired into a global movement. Below is a list of opportunities for patrons to participate in the festivities. All events are free of charge, with the exception of pizza. Refreshments available and sponsored by Back in Motion Chiropractic and Brookings Sustainability Council.


• 10:00 am Welcome | Jennifer McLaughlin, Brookings Sustainability Council
• 10:10 am Mayor Keith W. Corbett
• 10:20 am Composting Presentation | Robert McGrath, Brookings Sustainability Council
• 11:00 am Coffee Flour Demonstration | Dr. Shelly Brandenburger, Brookings Sustainability Council
• 11:30 am Pizza & Composting Barrel Giveaway | Slices of pizza from Good Roots Farm’s outdoor wood-fired pizza oven for sale from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
• 12:00 pm Good Roots Farm Ecotours | Guests are invited to stay for activities showcasing spring on a sustainable farm with tours and hayrides (weather permitting)

RESOURCE BOOTHS:
Bluestem Bicycles | Brookings City Landfill | Brookings Sustainability Council | Dakota Rural Action | Farmers Market | Friends of the Big Sioux River | Good Roots Farm | Kool Beans Coffee | SDSU Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability Committee | SDSU Local Foods Education Center | SDSU Microgrid Lab – Electrical Engineering & Computer Science | SDSU Sustainability | Dr. Shelly Brandenburger – Coffee Flour | USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service