Friday, September 12, 2008

first-ever, jam-packed, music-filled, youngstown grey-to-green festival is this saturday

"even all the forks passed out by the food vendors will be made of biodegradable potato starch."

it's amazing what passionate individuals with dedicated sponsors can put together.


while I encourage you go to Youngstown Moxie's site to see the full schedule of activities, here is a quick sample of things at the first-ever Grey to Green Festival at Wick Park (north side 44504) in Youngstown on Saturday, September 13th:

farmers market
live music
ethnic food
belly dancing instruction
compost instruction
tai chi instruction
puppet shows
children's activities every half-hour

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And as a special treat, Grow Youngstown is teaming together with the Shout Youngstown blog to present the demonstration:

Urban Permaculture: What is it?

The time: Saturday 4pm to 5pm, Sept. 13th
The place: right next to the Wick Park Pavilion
The presenters: Tracie Haynes and Brad Masi of the New Agrarian Center.

This talk is supported by the Cleveland-Pittsburgh-Youngstown Regional Learning Network.

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