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Posted on: April 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] City of Miramar Proclaims April 22 as Earth Day and hosts Earth Day and Disco Soup Celebration

Disco Soup Earth Day Celebration

The City of Miramar, as part of Earth Day 2017 along with millions of people around the world, is bringing together environmental stewards, enthusiasts, educators, experts, students and policymakers to celebrate this special day.


The event, to be held at 3700 Largo Drive, Miramar will include a variety of activities and exhibitors. These will include: a Pop-Up Café with tastings from Trader Joes, National Wildlife Federation, University of Florida’s Master Gardeners, Miramar Community Garden, goat and chicken zone, Broward Butterfly Society, Feeding South Florida, and more!


This is a free event on Saturday, April 22 from 11:30am-3:00pm, where there will be raffles and giveaways such as reusable bags, water saving tools, water-closet rebates, healthy tastings, vegetables, infused teas, and much more!

In addition, participants will be “chopping to the beat” at the Miramar Disco Soup and turning ugly veggies into a delicious meal under the choreography of Chef Anthony from Rayfield and Chef Anthony from Exquisite Bites. Disco Soups are being held around the world to promote awareness about food waste. A Lexicon of Sustainability exhibit will showcase key components of a vibrant local food system. Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions and a tour of the gardens will be offered.

 

Event sponsors are the City of Miramar, Slow Food Glades to Coast, Trader Joes, Exquisite Bites, Rayfield Family Center, NatureScape Broward, Feeding South Florida, National Wildlife Federation, EarthBox, Tree Amigos and the Miramar Community Garden.

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