earth day events from just food

In keeping with the Earth Day theme today, here are some more ways to get involved – through education – from local food advocacy group Just Food.

Garden Maintenance, Planting Techniques and Growing for Market: April 22, 6-8pm, East New York Farms! 613 New Lots Ave corner of Schenck Ave, Brooklyn

Cooking demonstrations and legalize beekeeping outreach at the Earth Fair 2009: April 24-25, Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall (inside) and 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue (outside)

McKinley’s Children’s Garden Earth Day Celebrations’ Seed Saving Workshop: April 25, 12-1pm McKinley’s Children’s Garden, 108-56 Union Hall Street at 109th Avenue, Jamaica, Queens

Garden Planning: April 25, 1-3pm Hattie Carthan Community Garden 654 Lafayette Ave at Clifton, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn And check out Just Food board member and La Familia Verde Garden Coalition member Karen Washington talk about turning a vacant lot into a thriving community garden at Mayor Bloomberg’s new volunteerism project, NYC Service. What step will you take this Earth Day for food justice?! Share your commitments/ideas.

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One Response to “earth day events from just food”

  1. GreenLantern Says:

    There’s a lot of doubt surrounding which methods/products are truly sustainable and which are just green washing. Check out our myth-busting video “What’s Your Big Green Lie?!” which gives a taste of the widespread ignorance of green issues including those surrounding hybrid cars and organic foods at http://www.biggreenlies.com.

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