“Give Back to the Earth Day” At Walnut Grove Farm

Share

Historic Walnut Grove Farm is hosting its first Earth Day, April 20 from 9 to 3, with hands-on learning sessions and fun! Working with others to love the earth and yourself are the goals for this family time at the farm. Build a bird house, dance, make art, do yoga, energize your mind, plant seeds, walk to the prairie and do the “trash pick-up challenge”. The farm is located ½ mile north of Knoxville, IL. To register for activities and more info go to walnutgrovefarm.com/earth-day.

Inspired by Native American lessons on gratitude, the presenters for Giving Back to Earth Day are sharing their skills with registrants to discover what we can do to become better citizens of the earth, every day. Knox County Community Artisans, Alyssa Pacheco, Sallee Wade, Kathleen Ridlon, the Galesburg Community Art Center and Walnut Grove Farm are partnering to present ideas for new life in your life. Sessions have limited space so register at walnutgrovefarm.com/earth-day or call (309) 289-4770.

Walnut Grove Farm Earth Day will open at 9AM. Gather for gratitude and goodies at 9:30 in the barn. Bring your own mug 😊. At 10 Alyssa Pacheco is guiding yoga in the walnut grove. Sallee Wade leads a discussion on Active Hope at the guest house. Kathleen Ridlon will “get your groove on” at 11 with a walk and a dance about the farm.

Bring your own earth-friendly brown bag lunch for a picnic in the grove, and share your best “Don’t Trash my Mama Earth” tips around Noon. Sharing info at the resource table is available all day.

At 1PM, afternoon sessions include birdhouse building with the Knox County Community Artisans in the barn, Women Who Run With The Wolves with Sallee Wade at the guest house, and Make & Take print-making with Galesburg Community Art Center. Plant and Take-Home seed starts are available all day. Walk to the prairie at your leisure. Pick up trash along the roadside to “Fill a Bag for Five”. Walnut Grove Farm will give $5 for every garbage bag of trash gathered from the roadsides to the “RoboStorm FIRST Lego League Team” #3620. (Garbage bags, safety vests and gloves will be provided).

Jan King of Walnut Grove Farm says “Every day is Earth Day, so let’s get started. Lots of fun in store here, so register now!” For a full schedule and presenters’ info, go to walnutgrovefarm.com/earth-day, or call (309) 289-4770. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

***Courtesy of Walnut Grove Farm***

Spread the word

Trending Now

Featured News Podcasts

Subscribe to our Community Newsletter

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Prairie Communications, 55 Public Square, Monmouth, IL, 61462, https://977wmoi.com/. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Choose a Category

Continue Reading

Man Charged in Knox Co. Burglaries

A man face charges following multiple burglaries in the Knox County area. Steven Strickland was arrested Tuesday after an investigation into multiple storage unit burglaries throughout the Knox and Warren

Take the Time to Prioritize Self-Care

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Vice President of Behavioral Health Services at Bridgeway, Stacy Brown, explains signs to recognize when someone may need to seek services: “We see each