Muhlenberg College Earth Day celebration is Friday, April 19th

Muhlenberg College’s 2013 Earth Day celebration will be taking place on Friday April 19th from 11am and will continue until 5 pm. It will take place outside in Parent’s Plaza if weather is permitting. If there is rain the event will take place in the Seegers Union Event Space. (Map of Muhlenberg College: http://www.muhlenberg...)

Throughout the day there will be a variety of local vendors with handmade art and eco-friendly products, live music, sustainable food from local farms, the blender bike, student organizations with interactive activities, environmental organizations, alternative energy demonstrations, and much more! All are welcome!

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  • Lori

    The Vendors :
    Craft
    Wilhelm A. Schmidt
    ~turned and carved wood items

    Susan Huxley of Huxley Home Arts
    ~UPcycled hats

    Denise McGlynn
    ~Hand-knitted hats and scarves from sustainable materials

    A Natural Alternative
    ~Handcrafted soaps and toiletries

    Robyn Wacha-Flint
    ~Beautiful lanterns made from old wine bottles

    Greenbleez
    ~Adorable plushies, baby blankets and hats made from reclaimed sweaters and mill ends

    AMA Jewelry
    ~Handmade jewelry using natural stones

    Victor Fritch
    ~Art, jewelry, and sculptures recycled from old silverware

    Kerri Stevens
    ~Handmade recycled bags, belts, guitar straps and many more recycled crafts

    Sue Highet
    ~Hand-painted items on recycled materials, jewelry incorporating vintage beads & redesigned items, hand-sewn items from vintage & environmentally kind fabrics.

    April 16, 2013

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    Social Justice Collaborative
    ~try some fair-trade baked goods Chemistry Club
    ~pot a plant chosen through the Periodic Table of Flowers

    Office of Sustainability
    ~design the next Green Team T-shirt! Plant Operations
    ~learn about what Plant Ops is doing to make our grounds and buildings more sustainable Dining Services: Sodexo
    ~sample pesto made from mortar and pestle and learn more about the ‘Berg Reusable To-Go program Biology Club
    ~make your own bubble solution! Alternative Energy/Transportation Demonstrations
    Bob Swaim’s Magnificent Bicycle Exhibit The Blender Bike
    ~make a smoothie…powered by you!

    Solar Hot Water Heater
    ~make tea from the heated water!

    Solar Cooker
    ~stew from the sun’s energy Live Music Performances throughout the day:
    Rule of Three
    Chaimonics
    Mighty 88
    The King's Beanie
    Johnny Two Snakes and the Double Dutch Boys

    April 15, 2013

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    Food
    Beekeeper Ed Vaech
    ~numerous types of honey, honey candies, beewax candles, and even an observation hive!

    Balasia
    ~creative vegan and organic foods and baked goods Granny and the Gull
    ~unique types of organic biscotti Hereford Country Store
    ~ rustic veggie tarts, quiches, and homemade baked goods Wildlands Conservancy Lehigh Valley Green Building Council &The Stone House Group Sustainable Waste Solutions Lehigh Valley Land Recycling Initiative & Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation Alliance for Sustainable Communities Berks Gas Truth Muhlenberg Organizations
    EnAcT
    ~check our different energy-saving demos, get a cereal box notebook, and have fun in our face-in-hole scenes Tree House & Community Garden
    ~sample unique pickled sunchokes, baked goods using our preserved harvests, and make your own tea bag from our dried herbs

    April 15, 2013

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