TheCommercialAppeal S u n d ay ,October 24,2010
The Green Page
Pr o g r a m s
Clean green workshop:
On Wednesday,Deanna Caswell demonstrates how tomake “green”cleaning supplies that areeasier on the environment and the wallet.Participants should bring five 24-oz. spraybottles and three 3-cup lidded containersto take home their ready-to-use products.Cost is $15 for MBG members, $20 fornonmembers. Class runs from 1-2:30 p.m.Call 636-4128 to register.
See Page 4 for a guide to fall cleaning.
Ev e n t s
On Oct. 31, meet at the end ofOld Forest Lane, next to the Rainbow Lakeparking lot, for a free guided-1.5 mile hikethrough the Old Forest in Overton Park. Kidswelcome. Questions? Call 278-2396.
The last markets of theseason are upon us. These farmers markets arealready closed for the season: Arlington,Covington, Fayette County, Germantown, SouthMemphis and Southaven.Here’s the schedule for the last day of theother area markets:Agricenter: Oct. 30Collierville: Oct. 26Cooper-Young: Oct. 30Hernand: Oct. 31Memphis Botanic Gardens: Oct. 27Memphis Farmers Market: Oct. 30Millington: Oct. 30
A newfestival, GreenUp Memphis,celebrating waysto makeMemphis both more eco-friendlyand a more attractive place tolive, will take place from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. on Oct. 30on theGreen at South Frontadjacent tothe Memphis Farmers Market,behind Central Station inDo wn t ow n .For more information, call576-6000, or send an e-mail tog r e e n u p @ m e m p h i s t n . go v .
Fall Harvest party:
GrowMemphis will host a FallHarvest party on Saturday, from1-4 p.m. at the McMertonCommunity Gardens (at thecorner of Merton and McAdoo)in Binghamton.Enter homemade pickles,jellies, jams and more in thecanning competition. The eventwill also include food, music andfun as we celebrate anothersuccessful year of growing foodjustice through communitygardening and policy change.Guests are asked to bring a sidedish or dessert to share.To RSVP, call 725-4990 orsend an e-mail toj o se p h i ne @ m i d s o ut hp ea ce.o r g.
Hikers maysee a Red-shoulderedHawk asthey passthrough theOld Forestat OvertonPa r k .
Mike BrownThe CommercialAppea l