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Earth Day Celebration Saturday April 19th

Earth-Friendly Food, Fun and Festivities at Two North Shore Saturday April 19th
Contact:
Krista Steere
[email protected]
423.821.2121
Chattanooga, TN (April, 2008) – Two North Shore and Greenlife Grocery invite the public to an Earth Day festival at 301 Manufacturers Road on Chattanooga’s North Shore. The festival will take place Saturday April 19, 2008 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. There will be an awards ceremony at 1:00 pm and Jeff Cannon of green|spaces will open the ceremony with a quick talk on green building.
IMG_9224.jpgThis free day of celebration will contain an afternoon of local acoustic music, activities for the young and not so young, a dog training demo from Roddy Reynolds of RODDYDOGS, and much more. Rock/Creek will speak to their environmental stewardship efforts as well as feature environmentally friendly clothing options. Stop by and learn about annually renewable merino wool, organic cotton and the many recycled items Rock/Creek offers. At 3:00 pm, Rock/Creek will host a Leave No Trace community clinic teaching low impact caving, backpacking, and climbing techniques.
The Tennessee Aquarium will be present with live animals. They will be celebrating the Year of the Frog and educating kids and adults alike on the challenges frogs currently face across the world. They will also have information about the new IMAX film, “Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk,” brought to Chattanooga locally by Greenlife Grocery and Rock/Creek. The Chattanooga Nature Center will also be present with a live animal.


GreenLife Grocery will host a plethora of activities focusing on local farming and the foods we consume. Sequatchie Cove Farm, a sustainable farm of 300 acres nestled in the shadows of the Cumberland Plateau, will hold a discussion about their work and why it is important for the environment and our health. Come see Andy Fazio from Earth