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Reactivate BR: Earth Day at Baton Roots

Updated: Mar 6

Mark your calendars for a day of environmental stewardship, community engagement, and a whole lot of fun! Join The Walls Project's Baton Roots and Public Art programs on April 20, 2024, for an unforgettable Earth Day celebration at the scenic Baton Roots Community Farm, nestled within the beauty of BREC's Howell Park. The farm, located at 5509 Winbourne Ave., Baton Rouge, is the perfect setting for a day filled with positive vibes and impactful activities.

Why Should You Join?

This Earth Day, we invite you to be a part of something meaningful – a celebration of our planet, community, and sustainable living. Whether you're a seasoned eco-warrior or just dipping your toes into the world of environmental consciousness, there's something for everyone at Baton Roots Community Farm.

What's in Store for You?

  1. Neighborhood Blight Cleanup: Roll up your sleeves and make a tangible impact on our community. Join us in cleaning up the neighborhood, and contributing to a cleaner and greener Baton Rouge.

  2. Farm Art Painting: Unleash your creativity by participating in our farm art painting activity. Add a splash of color to the farm while expressing yourself through art.

  3. Handbuilding with Harvested Clay: Explore the world of pottery and hand-building using clay harvested locally. Create unique, nature-inspired pieces under the open sky.

  4. Woodchip Spreading at the Farm: Help us maintain the farm's vitality by spreading woodchips. It's a great way to connect with nature while contributing to the farm's sustainability.

  5. Tote Making from Reclaimed Fabric: Dive into the world of upcycling by crafting your own tote bag from reclaimed fabric. Showcase your commitment to reducing waste in a stylish and practical way.

  6. All-Levels Yoga: Find your zen amidst the greenery with our all-levels yoga session. Connect with the Earth and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

  7. Planting Spring Crops: Get your hands dirty and experience the joy of planting spring crops. Learn about sustainable farming practices and contribute to the growth of our community farm.

Stay for an Hour or the Whole Morning!

Feel free to customize your Earth Day experience – whether you have just an hour to spare or want to immerse yourself in the festivities for the entire morning. Every contribution, big or small, makes a difference.

How to Participate:

  • Registration: Secure your spot by registering on our website.

  • Volunteer Opportunities: Sign up for specific activities that resonate with you.

  • Bring Friends and Family: Earth Day is best celebrated with loved ones. Spread the word and make it a day of shared experiences.

  • Become a Supporter: Our events are made possible through the generous support of individuals and organizations. Big or small contributions make a world of difference. Consider becoming a sponsor for this or any of our upcoming Reactivate BR events here. Read more by downloading the Sponsorship booklet.

Let's Grow Together!

This Earth Day, let's come together as a community to sow the seeds of positive change. Join us at Baton Roots Community Farm for a day of action, learning, and connection. Together, we can cultivate a brighter, greener future for Baton Rouge.

Don't miss out on this fantastic Earth Day celebration – see you there!

Our Reactivate BR: Earth Day event is made possible by the support of funders like Keep Louisiana Beautiful.

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