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Garden Service Day in Celebration of Earth Day

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture
Event organized by Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

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Two start times:

8:00 am
Meet up for a light breakfast at the BRWIA office at 191 Howard St. We will leave the office promptly at 8:30 a.m. to Mabel Elementary in Zionville to assist with their garden preparation. Community members and students are welcome! We will be working till 11:30 a.m.

10:00 am
For App State Students: please sign up through the ACT office- they are coordinating several of our gardens through their Farm Day of Service which goes from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m (work on site from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.). Bagged lunch provided. The ACT office will send more details to you directly.

Not an App State Student?: Join us at the BRWIA office at 191 Howard St. for a light breakfast. We will leaving promptly at 10:40 a.m. to the school gardens at Valle Crucis Elementary and Cove Creek Elementary. We will be there from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Light snacks will be provided.


What should I bring/wear?

Please bring plenty of water and any additional snacks you would like. We also encourage to bring sun protection. Expect to get dirty so wear clothes that are suitable for the task of getting in the dirt, as well as light construction activities.

What will be transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You will be able to leave your vehicle at the BRWIA office. However if you are willing to drive yourself and a few others to the site, we would appreciate that!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email the Community of Gardens coordinator Sandra Diaz at sandra@brwia.org.