Monday the 18th begins the week long celebration of Earth Week! The UGA Office of Sustainability and UGA Students for Environmental Action have teamed up to bring Athens GA an epic Earth Week celebration. Check out some of the events provided from their Earth Week calendar.
Earth Week Kickoff: Farmers Market and Fair
Monday, April 18 • 10AM-2PM
Tate Plaza and North Lawn
Earth Week kicks off with a bang with a lively farmers market and fair at Tate Plaza and Tate North Lawn on the UGA campus! Snack on fresh produce and come support local farmers and vendors. The tabling fair will feature student-led and local organizations promoting sustainability initiatives. Bonus: Bring your bike for free bike tune-ups on the plaza stage courtesy of BikeAthens!
Yoga Under the Stars
Wednesday, April 20 • 8-9:30 PM
Relax and de-stress on Myers Quad on the UGA campus with a free community yoga class led by Maleah from Rubber Soul Yoga studio. We’ll stretch, stargaze, and after class, enjoy tea and coffee courtesy of Karma Coffee. Please bring your own mat or towel. All ages, all levels welcome!
South by South Milledge (SXSM)
Thursday, April 21 • 5-8PM
Join the student organization UGArden at the Lower Barn located at UGArden for South by South Milledge 2016! The entry fee is $3 and gives you access to food, live music, and fun! Food will be provided from Taziki’s, Mama’s Boy, and Heirloom Cafe (+ more!). Bring the whole family and enjoy music from local bands, tasty food and make some new environmentally-conscious friends!
***Please bring your own plates, bowls, and utensils***
Farm to Tap
Saturday, April 23 • 4:30-7:30 PM
The folks at Collective Harvest, Watershed UGA, the Upper Oconee Watershed Network, Real Food UGA, the UGA Office of Sustainability and your favorite local chefs are teaming up to bring you sustainable, delicious culinary creations at the most hoppin’ spring spot in town.
Six talented chefs will cook-up creative dishes on-site using fresh produce grown by local family farms, all of which rely on healthy watersheds to stay running. Healthy watersheds means healthy, local produce and happier taste buds for all.
Tickets are limited, so purchase yours today via this link. There will be live music, a photo booth, and all the crisp, colorful veggies you can imagine.
There's so much going on so make sure to not miss a beat! For a full calendar of events check the UGA Office of Sustainability's calendar here. Have a favorite Athens Earth Week tradition? Drop it in the comments section below.