URI Cooperative Extension will hold the URI Spring Festival (formerly known as the East Farm Spring Festival) in the URI Botanical Gardens and the Fine Arts Commuter Parking Lot this year.
The mission of the festival is twofold: 1) to provide a forum for education, information sharing and networking amongst URI, partner organizations and the general public; and 2) to highlight URI research, outreach and Extension efforts through demonstrations, workshops, exhibits and tours. The festival traditionally draws an estimated 3,000 visitors annually, with an estimated 4,000 attendees in 2016. Please join us at our new location on the main URI campus on May 6th!
Ornamental and vegetable plant sale (URI Master Gardener Program)
URI Pharmacy Deaprtment medicinal plant sale
URI Horticulture Club tropical plant sale
Gardening information Kiosks and Demonstrations
Indie Cycle (bring your recyclables!)
Sign up for an in-home energy assessment - start conserving!
Race a Solar Car, Make a Solar Bracelet, Be a Supermarket Sleuth (Where does our food come from?), Go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt, and more!
Live music from Los Duderinos and the URI Jazz Combo
Food trucks and more!
Gardening Information Kiosks - bring your toughest questions!
Lightning Garden Talks - learn a ton about pollinators, native plants, best plant care practices, invasive plant management and more!
Questions? Please call Kate Venturini at 401-874-4096, or email email@example.com
Saturday, May 6 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
URI Botanical Gardens and Fine Arts Commuter Lot
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