Starting Date: 04-17-2010
Starting Time: 9:00am
43 Rd St. & Chester Ave
United StatesSecond Annual Earth Day Festival & Flea Market
Saturday April 17
9 to 5, raindate Sun. 18th
Clark Park, 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. West Philadelphia
Social Change to Fight Climate Change – Africa’s Resources in African Hands!
Earth Day will be an all day free festival in the park with speakers, music, food, vendors and information booths. Free workshops will be held on such topics as social and environmental justice, community gardening and many aspects of building a sustainable community. The Food Trust weekly farmers market will be open and there will be activities for children. The flea market offers crafts, clothing, records, jewelry, ethnic arts and crafts, collectibles, great food ,and recycled goods of all kinds. Speakers include Ramona Africa on the 25th anniversary of the MOVE bombing and Ayesha Fleary of the All-African People’s Development & Empowerment Project. Live music from Plum Dragoness & the Elements, Yoni Gordon & the Goods (from NYC), Coco Sol, Timi Tanzania, The Divine Lorraine, and more! Poetry by Rasheed Bey. Also featuring workshops on organic gardening, urban farming & community agriculture, sustainability.
A benefit for the African Village Survival Initiative, black-community led programs for sustainable energy, collective food production and economic self-reliance and development. The AVSI empowerment programs are being duplicated throughout the U.S. and the world.
To volunteer, vend or participate call 215-387-0919 • firstname.lastname@example.org • uhurufleamarket.blogspot.com
Sponsored by Uhuru Solidarity Movement.
Geographical Scope: Local