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Mercer Island's Leap for Green set for April 21

The 2012 Leap for Green will be held on Saturday, April 21 at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

This year's event, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. focuses on community sustainability and food.

The event will highlight how climate changes can effect everyone, and will feature information booths, presentations and learning activities.

The Mercer Island Farmer's Market, MIYFS Food Pantry and Food Revolution, TIMI and Urban Harvest. The local elementary schools will also be promoting sustainability at their science fairs to help encourage project that reflect green themes.

Activities such as Kids in the Kitchen with Chef Tom, Cooping 101 and planting projects will be available throughout the day.

To learn more visit the City's Leap for Green website.

 

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