Dirt Fest

TRAVERSE CITY — The third annual Dirt Fest featuring live music, art activities and environmental workshops, all free and open to the public, is set for 1-7p.m. April 12 in the Welcome Center of the Health & Science Building on NMC's main campus. 

Sponsored by NMC's Office of Student Life, Dirt Fest is a family-friendly, fun event that aims to teach participants how to make simple changes to better the environment starting at home. Workshops include Community Sustained Compost Project with Ty and Carter Schmidt; A Holistic Approach to Regenerative Agriculture with Craig Shaff; and How to Effectively Talk about Climate Change with Krystn Madrine.

Featured bands are Steppin’ In It (Lansing), The Appleseed Collective (Ann Arbor), and Blake Elliott and The Robinson Affair (Traverse City) with special guest performances by: TC Sings, Little Omena & The Accidentals. In addition, Dirt Fest offers arts and crafts suitable for all ages.

Through art, music and education, Dirt Fest's vision is to communicate to students and the Grand Traverse community how to get involved with environmental issues. It is a zero-waste event thanks to Bay Area Recycling for Charities. Read more about Dirt Fest »

Release date: March 17, 2014

For more information:

Mara Penfil
Office of Student Life