Earth Day 2016

LAGG EARTH DAY CELEBRATION APRIL 23, Saturday

 

MORNING COMMUNITY GARDEN CLEAN UP

9:00 a.m. - Noon
Location: Los Angeles Good Earth Community Garden

LA Green Grounds wants to help gardeners of one of the oldest community gardens in Los Angeles (est. 1974) freshen up the Good Earth garden and come into compliance with safety regulations.

Wear sturdy work clothes and shoes, sun hat, sunscreen, bring gloves and water bottle.  Lunch will be provided for clean up workers.

SIGN UP FOR VOLUNTEERS for the CLEAN UP IS NOW CLOSED, but VOLUNTEERS still needed for CHILDREN's ACTIVITIES and FESTIVAL SET UP. Please see below for links to sign up.

 

AFTERNOON EARTH DAY FEST

Noon - 4:00 p.m. 
Location: Westside Park
located across the street from the Good Earth Community Garden

Various community organizations booths sharing how to support and care for our environment, immediate surroundings, how to improve health with diet, physical activity, and how to grow organic food.

  • Community organizations and city agencies will be represented
    • Ashley Yang
    • Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook
    • iguanaBlack Women for Wellness
    • Carmel Partners
    • Council District 10
    • Center for the Study of Political Graphics
    • Food and Water Watch
    • Good Earth Community Garden
    • GRID Alternatives
    • Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks
    • Los Angeles Sanitation Department -
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
    • Los Angeles County Public Health Department
    • Los Angeles County Environment
    • Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
    • Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance
    • LA Green Grounds
    • LA Community Garden Council
    • Northeast Trees
    • Seeds of Carver
    • Social Justice Learning Institute
    • SoLA
    • Star Eco Station
    • Urban Green LA
    • Urban Beekeepers of LA
    • Wellington Square Farmers' Market
    • kids make seed potsWest Adams Neighborhood Council
  • Demos: healthy food preps, using essential oils, making your own compost, and compost tea, repurposing and reusing home products (vs. throwing away), container gardening, homemade cleaning and personal care products
  • Children's activities: arts and crafts, face painting, why it's not cool keeping exotic pets (space is limited for this event, RSVP here
  • Workshops
  • Videos: environmental / ecology documentary trailers and shorts
  • Free giveaways

Come see the plan drawings for the exciting new LA Green Grounds' Teaching Garden at the Good Earth garden.

Sponsored by the West Adams Neighborhood Council, Los Angeles Recreation and Parks, and Council President Herb J. Wesson / District Council 10

Creative Volunteers also needed to help with the Children's Activities.   SIGN UP or LEARN MORE HERE.

10 Volunteers to help set up. SIGN UP HERE 

VOLUNTEER FOR MORNING COMMUNITY GARDEN CLEAN UP IS NOW FULL

WHEN
April 23, 2016 at 9am - 4pm
WHERE
Good Earth Community Garden
Boden Street & Clyde Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90016
United States
Google map and directions
31 RSVPS
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Sorry, this event is sold out.

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