Welcome To Earth Day Roanoke 2015!


Saturday, April 25, 2015

Wasena Park,

10th St. & Winchester Ave. Roanoke

  Volunteers welcome: info@earthdayroanoke.com Sierra Club and dozens of other booths will educate and inspire.  Photos by Mark McClain, Cool Cities   Fishing out the Trash


 Local Farmers, Teachers, Gardeners, & Green Businesses.  Find plants  crafts and green ideas for home and work.


Earth Day Events

Visit with your Roanoke neighbors from across the city who have community gardens,  back yard farms,  chickens, bees,  gardens, and green businesses.  Find great ideas for saving money and increasing our health as individuals and as a community!

 Environmental and Community Booths 2014

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Video Scenes From Previous Episodes of Earth Day Roanoke

2011 By Chalie Covey

Roanoke Tree Stewards

Alternative Renewable Energy “Do it yourself” Club

 Sierra Club – Roanoke Group

Sustainable Structures – Architect – Design/Build and save on housing!

Valley Beautiful

Earth Day Bicycles 


Peace Spiritual Center

Permaculture and Sustainability

Roanoke Community Gardens


2010 Videos

  1. Citizens For Clean and Green
  2. Roanoke Greenways
  3. Ride Solutions
  4. Sierra Club #1
  5. Sierra Club #2
  6. Soil Cultures
  7. Whippledale Dairy Farm
  8. Western VA Land Trust
  9. VA Conservation Network
  10. Roanoke Tree Stewards
  11. ShareBike
  12. Ecological Reading Group


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Who is the Earth Day Roanoke Committee?

A Grassroot Festival since 1990.  Raising awareness about community and the earth’s natural resources.  The volunteer committee this year: Polly Branch (Artist and community organizer),  Bonny Branch (Dancer and organizer) John Bryant (Roanoke Natural Food Co-op marketing), Tracy Garland (Natural Awakenings Magazine), Bill Modica (Sierra Club and other groups), Tom Maxey (sponsorship contact) Trish Wright (permaculture).     Please contact Polly if you can join us: acornbranch64@aol.com

Activity and festival leaders include: MUSIC ,  WEB SITE DESIGN, SOCIAL MEDIA, ECOLOGICAL DEMOS, EDUCATION, HEALTH & WELLNESS, SPONSORS , CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES, LOGISTICS; TRAFFIC, PARKING AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS , ADVERTISMENT . If you can volunteer, contact Polly or please click on “Volunteer Information” at top of page,  or to the right column.

You can also leave questions or contact Polly directly, acornbranch64@aol.com;  or call

540- 598-1118, Or for Bill Modica: 540-387-2782   modicabill2@aol.com       thank you!

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Earth Day Roanoke History

Earth Day Roanoke is a grassroots festival organized by volunteers like you  since 1990. The number of participating environmental groups have ranged from 20 –  80 exhibition booths.   Earth Day Roanoke has been held in different Roanoke Parks around the city and lately has been held in the historic Grandin Village of Roanoke.  Past locations include: Wasena Park, Mill Mountain Park, Explore Park, and Highland Park.

As a grassroot citizens festival,  please sign up and help if you can.  Volunteer / contact form on home page.

Each year, opportunities change and expand according to the people who get involved.  Festival areas include: Children’s activities, Education Booths, Food, Entertainment, Music,  Art happenings, Healthy Demonstrations (Yoga, Martial Arts) and Hands on Ecological Models (Composting Displays).   Thanks for sharing your inspirations, and for visiting EarthDayRoanoke.com

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