Farm Manager Gowan Lester, unloading a truck full of spent grain and hops donated by North Coast Brewing, is teaching a workshop at the festival about using this valuable resource in the home garden.
Saturday, April 27 is Mother’s Day – Mother Earth That Is!
Noyo Food Forest is a non-profit with a mission to enrich and nurture community by teaching the value and satisfaction of growing and eating one’s own food. North Coast Brewing Company is the Primary Business Sponsor of this worthy organization because we share a common vision of enhancing and encouraging the health and well-being of members of our community.
The Earth Day Festival supports the Farm to School Program that teaches children in the Fort Bragg Schools to grow their own vegetables and supplies the school cafeterias with fresh, organic produce. Children love to eat what they grow!
The highlight of the 2013 Earth Day Festival is the noon time dedication and launch of Garden Within Reach, a raised-bed, wheelchair accessible garden that makes it possible for elders and mobility challenged people to grow their own food. Noyo Food Forest is using Kickstarter, an online project driven platform, to gather pledges and raise $6,000 for this special garden. Learn more about Kickstarter and pledge to support this project.
If you live on the Mendocino Coast, come on out and celebrate Earth Day with your family and friends! It’s free. It’s healthy. It’s fun!!
Noyo Food Forest’s 7th Annual Earth Day Festival
North Coast Brewing Company – Presenting Sponsor of the Event
Saturday, April 27th from noon to 5 pm
Fort Bragg High School Learning Garden
300 Dana St w Fort Bragg CA 95437
Food – Music – Community Art – Workshops – Plant Sale