Join us for the 7th perennial:

Northfield Earth Day Celebration, 

Saturday April 23rd

“A Healthy Earth for the Health of All”

Join us for free skill-sharing workshops at First UCC and in a variety of locations on Saturday April 23rd, 10:00a-4:00p: Where we strive to Create Awareness of unhealthy levels of carbon; Build Skills to create things ourselves; Create Choice for a healthier Earth!

  • Create a garden bed for “Free Food Help Yourself”, Join a compost bin building workshop, Attend an Electric Vehicle session/demo, Attend a CRWP rain garden workshop, Help out in the Carleton Arboretum, Hand make bees wax candles, Join a Do It Yourself Household workshop, Come Sew a Scarf- Hat- Potholder, “Do it by bike” with Bike Northfield, Join a nature walk/birding the the Arb, Attend the Art of Coffee Roasting, Create paper Origami flowers for our soup dinner tables-

    and more…

 Make sure you get a spot for the workshop you want.
Registration starts on  March 17th!                      

Saturday Event Descriptions and Click here to Register 

4:30pm- 7:30p Weitz Center 3rd St E. Northfield Earth Day Free-Soup Supper/Potluck, Exhibitors and Entertainment

Join us at 4:30pm at the Weitz Center for Earthly Exhibitors, Entertainment and a Free soup supper with home made bread and Potluck.  There will be plenty of soup- no need to register. We hope you can join us!-   There will be tables of local sustainable organizations wanting to update you and share how to get involved in the sustainability movement here in Northfield. This community event is an opportunity for us to network and support each other in the quest to change how we think and live with the goal of living on a healthy planet.

ASL Interpreter provided from 4:30pm-7:30pm

Earth day Soup Supper Speakers: 5:30-6:1)

5:30-5:45-Alice Madden with “Community Power will share how they are creating a clean, local, equitable, affordable, and reliable energy system for Minnesotans on our journey to a better energy future.

 5:45-5:55- Cliff Martin of the Environmental Quality Commission will share the why, how, and what of getting curbside composting up and running in Northfield.

5:55-610- Erica Zweifel and Cliff Kaehler will share how Northfield Area Community Solar and Minnesota Community Solar are creating a community response to climate change in providing a local choice for your renewable energy.

 Special Thanks to all of our Workshop instructors for the day!

Look for Posters all around Northfield! Earth Day 2016 Poster

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Thank you to all our Sponsors!

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