Lake Worth Earth Day 2016 event
happening on Saturday, April 16th
We may be showing one of the shorter
Sonnets of the Soil for free in the
Downtown Lake Worth Annex Bldg.
Stay tuned for more information!
If you grow things, heck, if you EAT, you'll want to seeSymphony of the Soil!This 2013
documentary from award winning filmmaker and Palm Beach county native Deborah Koons Garcia will be
screened in Palm Beach County for the first timeNovember 17, 3-6 PMat Muvico Parisian, Cityplace, West Palm Beach.
Brought to you byGray Mockingbird Community Garden andEcoArt South Florida, this inspirational film, which has garnered numerous awards
already, connects the dots between the health of our soil, food security, and personal, national and global
well-being. The screening will be followed by a Q and A session with Ms. Garcia and local soil and organic
gardening expert Dr. John Zahina-Ramos. Information will also be available regarding development of a new
community compost-growing facility currently in planning stages, necessary since the Palm Beach County Solid
Waste Authority will be discontinuing their provision of free compost to county community gardens and
backyard gardeners as of 2014.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door for adults. The price for children under 12 in the company
of an adult is $6 in advance and $8 at the door. You may register for the screening event and buy tickets in
Whether you are an enthusiastic individual or a dedicated organization, we also hope you will want to
help by cosponsoring or cohosting this outstanding event!
Cosponsors are financial backers and underwriters. We will acknowledge your generous support in the
film screening program according to the level of your donation.
Cohosts are those who provide probono contributions, including especiallyrecruiting people to
attend.We have a large number of seats to fill (450!!), so all of us, presenters, cosponsors and cohosts
must do our utmost to get folk out for the event.
All funds over and above expenses will be contributions to Gray Mockingbird Community Garden to support
its work to develop a model educational composting facility on the garden site in Lake Worth, and their work to
develop a long term composting solution for community gardens and backyard gardeners to replace the compost
that has been available from the PBC Solid Waste Authority which is phasing out this service in
Why is it really important to attend this special screening? Here are some reasons you can pass along to
your friends and colleagues to encourage them to come.
For more information and to see the trailer:http://www.symphonyofthesoil.com
We look forward to learning if you wish to sponsor or host this screening, and to seeing you at Muvico
Parisian onNovember 17th!
Mary Jo Aagerstoun
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