South Bronx Earth Fest

A Grassroots Celebration of the Environment and Culture of the Bronx

Join us for our 8th annual South Bronx Earth Fest on Saturday, April 22nd 

Where: St. Mary's Park (St Ann's Avenue and 147th Street, Bronx)

When: Saturday, April 22, 12pm-4pm

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Take action and participate in the following:

  • Recycle unwanted electronics with a special collection by e-cycleNYC

  • Give or take gently used clothing & household items at GrowNYC's Stop 'N' Swap®

  • Live music, fitness classes, and entertainmentThere will be a live DJ, Zumba and Yoga classes offered by Shape Up NYC, and amazing performances from musicians and entertainers!

  • REUSE Arts & Science Showcase: Utilizing reused materials, create art, tech, craft, performance, etc, and we'll spotlight your innovation at the Showcase! Submit project proposals to Janna Starr at jstarr@grownyc.org by Friday, April 14.

  • Fun games and activities for the whole family such as crafts, demonstrations, free gifts & prizes. Kids will get moving at the Recycling Olympics where they will stay active & learn about the environment

  • Community groups, environmental orgs & local officials will be featured at the event

  • Fresh Food Boxes (free!) while supplies last

  • Attend as a participant, or sign up to volunteer at the event

 

This event is rain or shine. If we have inclement weather, we will notify participants that the event will take place in the Betances Community Center down the street. 

 

Stage Performance Schedule

Time

Stage Performance

12pm-12:10pm

Opening Remarks with GrowNYC

12:10pm-12:45pm

DJ Eztioko

12:45pm-1:00pm

Stellar Markets presents on Food Waste

1:00pm-1:30pm

Yoga Class with Shape Up NYC

1:30pm-2:00pm

Rap Off & Student Performances

2:00pm-2:15pm

Stellar Markets presents on Food Waste

2:15pm-2:30pm

Community Organization Presentations

2:30pm-3:00pm

Singer Songwriter, Terri Bocklund

3:00pm-3:30pm

ZUMBA! with Shape Up NYC

3:30pm-4:00pm

DJ Eztioko

4:00pm

Closing with GrowNYC

 

Ongoing activities from 12-4pm:

  • Stop 'N' Swap community reuse event
  • Giveaways: Fresh Food Boxes, bags, and water bottles
  • Recycling Olympics 
  • Recycling Outreach and Education
  • E-Waste Collection
  • REUSE Arts & Science Showcase 

 

 

From June 17th - 24th, GrowNYC Compost Program Participants will receive free compost when they drop off food scraps at participating Greenmarkets and Fresh Food Box locations throughout NYC.

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Teach

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.