Earth Day 2014


Northfield’s 5th Perennial Earth Day Celebration!
Friday April 25 and Saturday April 26th

Friday April 25 “Community Solar 101” 6:30-8pm
A free presentation
First United Church of Christ 300 Union St

 Solar Event Description and  Click here to Register

Saturday April 26th
Free Skill Building Earth Day Workshops and Tours-
11:00am- 4:30p-(registration required)
- some workshops may fill up fast…
” Making Goat Cheese 101″(full),“Wool Dryer Balls with Simple Harvest Farm”, “Basic Bicycle Maintenance & Rules of the Road”, “ Native Shrub Planting at the Carleton College Arboretum”, “Make your own Kombucha”, “Rising CO2, Ocean Acidification and You”,    “All Energy Solar Tours”, “ Make a Raised Bed with Free Food Help Yourself” ,“Tree planting and Trimming with the City of Northfield”, “Tour a Home with Rainwater, Solar, and Pedal-Power”, “Sew a snack bag for your Lunch”, “Recycled Sculpture”, “Felted Wool Nests”, “Bases for Vases” All are welcome!

Sat. Event Descriptions and Click here to Register 

5pm- Weitz Center Carleton College Free Soup Supper and Pot Luck
Join us at 5pm and v
isit local sustainability exhibitors and enjoy our  before dinner entertainment which includes:

5pm-      Arcadia African Drumming
5:10-       Mrs. Fischers 3rd grade singers
5:20-       Welcome
5:25        Prairie Creek Community singers
5:35-       Free Soup supper and pot luck starts-(registration required) Soup, bowls and bread                        provided - Register to help us know how much soup to make.
Please bring: your own plates and utensils (We will have a stack as well)
6:15-       Visit local sustainability exhibitors
                Green Crafts for kids
                Earthy Ambience background music
                Dessert (made by Carls) and Coffee
7:00        Bring your instruments and voice we will end the day with a Community Jam session      

Questions or for more information:

Thank you to all our Sponsors!

  • Transition Northfield
  • First UCC
  • The Center for Community and Civic Engagement – Carleton
  • Cannon River Watershed Partnership
  • Just Food Co-op
  • All Energy Solar
  • Northfield Rotary Club
  • Organic Farming Works
  • Life Skills Education
  • Eco Gardens
  • Thousand Hills Cattle Co.
  • Montessori Children’s House
  • Sustane Natural Fertilizer
  • The League of Women Voters


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