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Campus Enjoys Outdoor Earth Day Festival, Farmers Market

Students, faculty and staff celebrated?Earth Day on Wednesday including a sustainability-focused festival, a farmers market, information booths and environmental presentations and performances.

“Today is an effective answer to start conversations,” said Robert Brinkmann, professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability and director of one’s Sustainability Studies program, who create a table from the outdoor festival.?”This Earth Day festival is the concept of a out about different organizations and includes a range of hands-on activities.” The community Day events were sponsored through Center for Civic Engagement.

A farmers market was create outside Bits n’ Bytes, just some steps from the festival. All produce was local and organic, and drew large types of students.

“We opened at 11:00 and our strawberries sold-out within Fifteen minutes,” said Compass Group marketing director Stacy Favicchio. “It’s very important to support local farmers and it’s really quite simple you eat healthy.”

Blowing bubbles, playing music and sharing stories with friends were if you want activities that students?enjoyed outside Wednesday; a yoga class being spotted not from the Adams Playhouse.

By [email protected] correspondent Jordan Heiden ’17