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Friday, April 13, 2012

Get Ready for the 2nd Annual Westerly Springs Green

Tomorrow, April 14 United Theater, 5 Canal Street. Saturday, April 14, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. 
Free and open to the public

The Westerly Land Trust presents the 2nd annual Westerly Springs Green event, featuring local agriculture and natural products. The day will include exhibitors and workshops on topics including composting, organic gardening, beekeeping, and organic pest maintenance. Attendees can enter our raffle for a chance to win great prizes, as well as browse our farmer’s market for the first of spring’s fresh produce.

Continue for a schedule of events and exhibitors...

Schedule of events
10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
Jenifer Lovetere, Assistant Horticulturalist: "Using Native Plant Species in Your Landscape Design"

10:50 AM to 11:20 AM
Lewis Jacobsen: "Architectural Design Update on The United Theater"

11:25 AM to 11:55 AM
The Worm Ladies of Charlestown: "Get Started Vermicomposting With “Red Wigglers”

Noon to 12:30 PM
Max Hence of Hillandale Farm: "Soil Enrichment for the Backyard Gardener"

12:35 PM to 1:05 PM
Watch Hill Farm: "The Importance of Beekeeping"

1:10 PM to 1:40 PM
RI Water Lady: "Rain Gathering at Home"
Oyster Works will be one of the exhibitors

BioTech Pest Controls offers safer treatments and managed control to eliminate or reduce pest problems with the least impact upon our environment.

Broadview Nursery For all of your gardening and landscaping needs. Broadview Garden Gift and Floral Center, Broadview Landscaping, Inc. 5 Langworthy Rd. Westerly, RI 02891 Phone: 401-322-0390

Downtown Business Association

EZ Waste System Inc. is a full service company offering residential and commercial waste removal, recycling, portable toilet services and septic cleaning in Southern Rhode Island. Thank you to EZ Waste Systems for donating the Comfort Elite Mobile Restroom as well as trash and recycling services to the Westerly Springs Green event.

The Greene School is a public charter high school with a curriculum based on environmental science and the technology that affects our natural world. The school will promote a culture of personal, community and global stewardship and is an Expeditionary Learning School. It is currently located in West Greenwich, RI and will build a sustainable, green building on the campus of URI's W. Alton Jones. In the 2011-2012 school year, it will serve students in grades 9 -11, adding 12th grade the following year. For more information go to: or call 401-397-8600.

Hen of the Woods Homestead

The Magic of David Culton

Miceli's Furniture

New-Native Foundation

Paul-n-Dina Garden Delights

Team Clean Green

Wilcox Park. Wilcox Park features a beautiful landscape defined by an open meadow area with surrounding trees, a fish pond, monuments and perennial gardens.

The Worm Ladies of Charlestown, your best resource for everything regarding vermiculture: the practice of raising red wiggler worms to consume food scraps and some other household waste, thereby reducing our dependence on landfills and lessening our impact on the environment.