Thursday, October 7, 2010

10/10/10 World's Largest Day of Practical Action to Fight Climate Change

Sustainability activists and community leaders will meet this Sunday in OTR for what will be a great event to support environmental initiatives throughout the world. The "Nati Work Party" will be one of thousands of events going on around the world initiated by 350.0rg. Starting at 10am, the event will include speeches by local leaders, an ecofair, and a volunteer work project for our city's urban farms!

Ecofair participants will include Central Ohio River Valley Local Food , Civic Garden Center, Home Energy Check-up, Park + Vine, MoBo Bicycle Coop, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, Ohio Citizen Action, and Pick Up America. Scheduled speakers include Ken Stern (Findlay Market Urban Farm Manager), Larry Falkin (City of Cincinnati Office of Environmental Quality Director), State Representative Denise Driehaus, and United States Congressman Steve Driehaus.

The event will be held at Findlay Market's urban farm at the corner of Elm and Liberty. At 4pm, an after party will begin at Neons on 12th and Main that will feature live music and great spirits!

Hope to see you all there!