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April 22 Earth Day in Atherton


In addition to our planned Earth Day Event activities and E-Waste, Shred and Compost Giveaway day we have added a Sustainable Gardening Exhibit. 

Join us at the Town Council Chambers (94 Ashfield Road) on Saturday, April 22nd at 11:00 am for a presentation on sustainable gardening!

About the Speaker: Laurel Nagle is a Master Gardener with over 20 years of gardening experience, and she is excited to share her extensive knowledge with our community! She is the owner of Every Bloomin' Thing, a container gardening service for residences and businesses on the peninsula (http://ebtsf.com/). Laurel completed the Landscape Architecture program at UC Berkeley Extension, and designs gardens, consults and lectures. She taught Drought Tolerant Gardening, and Garden Design for Homeowners through the community education department at the College of San Mateo. Additional lectures have been on container gardening at Lyngso and the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. Her particular interest is anything that blooms. 
 
We hope you can make the event!

Event Details

Saturday, April 22
10AM-1PM

Location: Station Lane in front of the Library - plenty of activities including free garden mulch, e-waste safe recycling, secure shredding, eco-friendly 3-D printing, the San Mateo County Bookmobile, earth friendly planting, family friendly experiments, free yoga classes, our ever popular Student Challenge, and much more.

The E-scrap, shred and compost giveaway will be held in its normal location - parking lot directly behind the Police Department (corner of Dinkelspiel and Fair Oaks). 

We are excited to have the Pure Juice Organics juice truck provide fresh pressed juice and Acai bowls. Admission is free. Bring your family and your curiosity. 

Please contact Dori Ganetsos, Sustainability Coordinator, at (650) 752-0544 or dganetsos@ci.atherton.ca.us for more information about this upcoming event! 

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