MISSION ZERO event brings new ideas on sustainability

The Green Committee of the City of Geneva, in partnership with the Sustainable Development Committee of the City of Geneva and the Geneva Community Center, presents “Mission Zero: Creating new ways to live in harmony with the Earth” on Saturday April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Geneva Community Center, 160 Carter Road.

The many features of the event highlighting environmentally responsible practices and initiatives include:

  • – “Cooking tips”, a cooking demonstration by chef Sam Buyskes on using leftovers to create great meals for everyday family meals (11 a.m.)
  • Total recalla pop-up boutique of vintage clothing and accessories (all day)
  • Make Geneva a more pedestrian and cycle-friendly citya presentation and update on the Downtown Renewal Initiative (1 p.m.)
  • “Fix It” Clinic of the City of Genevawhere volunteer “do-it-yourselfers” offer repairs and advice on small household appliances (such as lamps, vacuum cleaners, etc.) (all day)
  • Silo Food Truck, offering food from local ingredients, including vegan and meat options, parked in front of the Center (11-2)
  • “The Story of Things” short films presented every hour on the half hour
  • A Children’s cornerwith hands-on painting and planting activities (all day)

In addition to presentations, approximately 25 booths showcasing information on composting, recycling, sustainable household products, locally grown produce, solar options in the Finger Lakes, heat pumps, and weatherproof homes for comfort and reduction. costs, solar homes and many conservation and environmental offers.

The day celebrates both Earth Day and Arbor Day and is offered free to the public. For more information, please contact Jan Regan at [email protected] or Richard Cox at [email protected].

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