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Tuesday, April 22, 2008
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair

Ohio State University will host Wooster's first annual Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 - Earth Day.

Organized by the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (Ohio State ATI), the event aims to celebrate, educate and demonstrate that it's "easy being green."

Showcasing eco-oriented exhibits, demonstrations, companies, artisans, speakers, entertainers and food vendors all in one place.

Featured, among other things, will be the benefits of bicycling, biodiesel and how it works, planting a rain garden, building a rain barrel, recycling yard waste, organic fertilizer and pest control, enviroscaping, the benefits of trees, how to turn trash into attractive handicrafts, estimating one's carbon footprint, a green-campus design competition (grades 9-12), an environmental stewardship essay competition (grades 11-12), an ecological yardscape competition (open to all), a "Kilowatt Ours" energy challenge, and Earth Day poster, display, skit, poem and video competitions (grades 1-12).

For more information, contact Allen Zimmerman, (330) 287-1263 or zimmerman.7@osu.edu, or go to http://www.wcsen.org/wcsggf.

Ohio State University will host Wooster's first annual Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 - Earth Day. Organized by the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (Ohio State ATI), the event aims to celebrate, educate and demonstrate that it's "easy being green." Showcasing eco-oriented exhibits, demonstrations, companies, artisans, speakers, entertainers and food vendors all in one place. Featured, among other things, will be the benefits of bicycling, biodiesel and how it works, planting a rain garden, building a rain barrel, recycling yard waste, organic fertilizer and pest control, enviroscaping, the benefits of trees, how to turn trash into attractive handicrafts, estimating one's carbon footprint, a green-campus design competition (grades 9-12), an environmental stewardship essay competition (grades 11-12), an ecological yardscape competition (open to all), a "Kilowatt Ours" energy challenge, and Earth Day poster, display, skit, poem and video competitions (grades 1-12). For more information, contact Allen Zimmerman, (330) 287-1263 or zimmerman.7@osu.edu, or go to http://www.wcsen.org/wcsggf.

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