Earth Day Celebration - Be Seen Being GREEN

Join us at Barry’s Earth Day Celebration to learn more about ecological practices, participate in eco-friendly activities, and support local “Green” organizations. Save your grocery shopping for Earth Day and bring cash to purchase items from local growers.

Look for upcoming information on how to win a bicycle, and make visible your commitment to sustainability!

Date: Tuesday, April 22
Time: 11 am – 2 pm
Location: Thompson Hall Lawn

11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Barry Resources and Vendor Booths

  • Local Farmers’ Market
  • Green Food Trucks
  • Doterra – Essential Oils
  • Apothecary Shop
  • Office Supply Swap Fest
  • Clothing Swap
  • Division of Information Technology Green Policies
  • Chemistry Club
  • DEX Imaging
  • South Florida Commuter Services
  • Facilities Management & Recycling Game
  • Composting Students Initiative
  • Residence Hall Donations with Margaret Grizzle
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • Urban Paradise Guild
  • Fairchild Tropical Gardens

Earth Day Program Schedule

11:30 – 11:55 a.m.Fairchild Tropical Gardens –the important connection between plants and people (Kiki Mustis)
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.Earth Day Prayer by Campus Ministry
Welcome by President Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD
12:20 – 12:35 p.m.Sustainable Clothing Fashion Show by students
12:40 – 1:10 p.m.Simply Sharon’s – Gluten free raw dessert demo and tasting
1:15 – 1:35 p.m.Environmental Educator Provider (EEP) – Talk on conservation of the Everglades and water (Jim McMaster)
1:40 – 2:00 p.m.Apothecary – Chemicals in our daily life and making your own products demonstration
6:30 p.m.Green Jobs Panel (Andreas 111)
  • FPL - Office Of Clean Energy, Project Development
  • US Solar Institute
  • Go Solar Florida

For more information, please contact Patricia Ramlow at 305-899-3437, or pramlow@barry.edu.

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