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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Earth Day Sunday 22 April — Plant and Beautify

By Taylor Bazley, Venice deputy for Councilman Mike Bonin,

On Earth Day, Sunday April 22nd, community members are hitting the streets of Venice to grow food and beautify their neighborhood one raised garden box at a time!

Community Healing Gardens and Councilmember Mike Bonin are teaming up for this Earth Day event to plant for spring produce that will go toward feeding the community’s at-risk youth, homeless adults, underserved families and anyone frankly who wants hyper-locally grown veggies and fruits!After we beautify and plant our neighborhood we will come back to Oakwood Park for a celebration! We will have food from CAVA, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Big Daddy’s Pizza Venice, Le Pain Quotidien along with Califia Farms and The Bu Kombucha to quench our thirst! Also, there will be Bike demos from our awesome Venice partner, Solé Bicycles, as well as Metro! And if that wasn’t enough we will raffle off eco prizes from Fjällräven North America Metro Bikes, Cava, and a bike from Solé Bicycles!

WHERE:Oakwood Park, 767 California on the back side of the recreation center building where our garden boxes live.
WHEN:Meet up at 9am; 9:30am – 11:30am we will be hitting the street of 7th Ave from California to Flower in Venice to plant and 12:00pm – 2pm is the food, bike demos, arts/crafts, and raffle!Please bring a reusable water bottle and a hat for shade.  All Ages Welcome.We hope to see you Sunday morning on Earth Day!

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