Wed July 31, 2013
Earth Calendar for July 31st and August 1st
Edible Ohio Valley magazine and The Greater Cincinnati Master Gardener Association are bringing together community leaders in sustainability at the second annual Ohio Valley Greenmarket, August 3rd and 4th.
This celebration will showcase sustainable initiatives by local businesses, organizations, and individuals through fun activities, including a community dinner, guest speakers, and a FREE Greenmarket festival.Saturday, August 3rd, Ohio Valley Greenmarket kicks off with a community dinner hosted by The Peterloon Foundation, featuring speaker Roger Swain, former host of The Victory Garden on PBS. Local Naturalist Carol Mundy will lead a discussion with Mr. Swain about his years on The Victory Garden and what he sees as an opportunity to teach the next generation of gardeners and local food enthusiasts. Tickets for the dinner will raise funds for the Greater Cincinnati Master Gardener Association.Sunday, August 4th, Greenmarket Sunday at Ault Park (3600 Observatory, Cincinnati Oh, 45208). This FREE farmers market meets resource fair will be held from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm and will feature a festival with over 70 local growers, producers, and organizations involved in sustainability. Guest Speakers and free giveaways for the first 1500 guests.A full list of vendors and speaker bios can be found at the website.
On our calendar: Clermont County parks present Bird Watching for Kids, Wednesday August 7th 6:30 pm at Sycamore Park. Kids will look into the lives of our feathered friends and learn how to find and identify some of Ohio's common birds by sight and song. More information at the website.