Dr. Z will be speaking about the connection between urban agriculture and today’s hot-button environmental issues at the Palm Beach State College’s Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 15th. There will be two talks, each followed by a Question & Answer session. You can also purchase a copy of Dr. Z’s new book on food sustainability and have it signed! Talks are one hour long and scheduled to begin at 9:30 am and 11:00 am.
Palm Beach State College at Palm Beach Gardens will celebrate the Earth and all of its goodness April 15-16 with speakers, a night of stargazing and an outdoor festival featuring more than 20 vendors and exhibits showcasing and promoting green living, healthy eating and eco-friendly initiatives.
The Earth Day celebration kicks off April 15 with “Earth Talks” featuring local experts who will present on such topics as urban gardening and using permaculture and vermiculture for organic gardening. Algeponics, a Vermont-based company, will discuss its use of algae to create fuel and enzymes. The Green Veterans group affiliated with the South Florida Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council will share how the organization has helped veterans returning to civilian life get education and training needed for green jobs. The 30-minute to 1-hour presentations begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. in the Meldon Lecture Hall, 3160 PGA Blvd. More events are scheduled for Thursday, April 16th. Click here for more information.