// by Mary Hamel
Earth Day is right around the corner. Join Giving Greens on April 22 for the Riverside Earth Day Festival.
A shop crawl will be established along King Street from College to Herschel, leading to the main event at La Jardin on Park, where Giving Greens will host kid activities, live bands Stank Sauce and Goliath, food trucks and environmental booths. The family friendly event is free. 12:30-7:00 PM.
Giving Greens is a lcoal non-profit organization making fruits and vegetables more accessible to underprivileged families and children in the community. Owner Frederick Douglas and executive director Lia Fuller make gardens for schools and homeless shelters in the area. Classes are also held to demonstrate how to utilize fruits and vegetables from the garden in an easy and delicious meal.