Earth Day 2016

Earth Day Celebration

SUNDAY, APRIL 24th      10am-5pm

The Gill Tract Farm’s official birthday is on Earth Day! Come join us in celebration!

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If you or anyone you know would like to get involved in helping make this event happen, please sign up here, and a volunteer will follow up with you! We can’t wait to see you all there.

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Schedule for the day!

10:00-11:30am Farming and Music 

11:30-12:00pm Welcome Ceremony

12:00-1:00pm Workshops: Session 1

-Medicinal Garden: Delia Carrol “Herbalism, Intuition and a Simple Cup of Tea”
-Area B: Wanda Steward “Collard Greens and Community”

1:00-2:00pm Farming and Music

-Music: Oakmind

2:00-3:00pm Workshops: Session 2

-Medicinal Garden: Michelle Lee “Working the Roots: Stories of Traditional Healing and Healthy Living in the Black American South”
-Children’s Garden: Bonnie Lockhart- Musical Workshop
-Area B: Rob Bennaton “Improving your Soil Quality for the Urban Food Grower”

3:00-4:00pm Harvest and Music

-Music: Orca Raptilon

4:00-5:00pm Coffee and Community Conversation

Healing is An Act of Resistance: How do we build healing communities?
-Facilitator: Mallika Nair


Ongoing Tables Throughout the Day:

-Healers’ Corner: Local massage therapists and body workers
-Beginning Farmer and Rancher’s Program with Jennifer Sowerwine
-First World Confessions Project
-UC Student Poster Presentations
-Mapping our Urban Farms