The 1970's Earth Day Movement inspired by Rachael Carson's New York Times bestseller, Silent Spring and the massive oil spill witnessed by Earth Days founder Gaylord Nelson in Santa Barbara is alive and well in Woodbury Connecticut as this year marks the 20th anniversary that Earth Day has been celebrated in Woodbury, Connecticut's antiques capital. This is the largest event in Connecticut that celebrates Earth Day.
This year, more than 120 vendors are expected to participate in this popular regional event whose mission it is to showcase local businesses the produce products that support a sound and sustainable lifestyle. The event's goal is to create awareness about the values, philosophy and information needed to live a wholesome life.
Event participants will learn how to live earth -friendly by meeting producers of earth friendly products while enjoying live musical performances and family fun activities. A highlight of the day is to sample a variety of all natural and organic foods and beverages that will be offered at this event.
Earth Day in Woodbury will take place on April 26 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Woodbury Middle School field on 67 Washington Ave. For up to date information visit http://www.woodburyearthday.org.