Friday, April 3, 2009

Fair Share Urban Garden & Artisan Market: Earth Day Celebration

The Fair Share Urban Garden will be hosting an Earth Day fund raiser the morning of Saturday, April 25th. The event will feature workshops for all ages and an artisan market with fair trade crafts, natural herbal balms, soaps, functional pottery, fused glass and found jewelry, native plant seed sales, and more.

Workshop schedule:

9:30 AM Container Gardening with Master Gardener Myrna Moore. FREE

10:30 AM Children's Introductory Garden workshop. Children under 12 should arrive in play clothes and bring vegetable food scraps that they have collected for composting. They will paint a clay pot with a baby tomato plant during the class. Parents are encouraged to pre-register their children online at, $10 per child to benefit the garden.

11:30 AM Celebrating the “Green” Way by Ciana Maglio of Green Halloween® FREE

12:30 PM Presentation: "Sundials in the Garden" Why isn't the Sun due south at noon? Is the Sun ever straight overhead in Daytona Beach? Come learn about the Sun's motion through the sky and how to tell time with sundials. Paper sundials will constructed and demonstrated. This workshop will be led by Jason Aufdenberg who is an assistant professor of Physics and Astronomy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach and a Fair Share Urban Garden Project volunteer.

The Fair Share Urban Garden & Artisan Market is located at 345 White Street in Daytona Beach behind the Daytona Beach Lion's Club at the corner of White Street and Willis.

The Fair Share Urban Garden Project is a sustainable urban agriculture program of Salt of the Earth, Inc., a local 501 (c ) 3, nonprofit organization. For more information visit or contact Joel Tippens at or 386-451-9003.

Sundial photo by SEWilco with permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this photo under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
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