Beverly Hills Celebrates Earth Day at the Farmers’ Market

The city of Beverly Hills held its 20th annual Earth Day celebration at the Beverly Hills Farmer’s Market on April 23. This year’s theme was “Investing in Our Planet.” Participants included the City of Beverly Hills Public Works department, whose booth featured information about the city’s sustainability efforts; vendor and organization booths as well as a complimentary compost giveaway and shredding services. Hundreds of visitors stopped by the Rotary Club of Beverly Hills booth, where Chair Wanda Presburger and The Tree People representative Saxon Miller gave away packets of wildflower and vegetable seeds. And, Myra Lurie and Cheryl Kagan spoke with the visitors about the Music Mends Minds program, benefiting residents with memory loss.

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City Manager Nancy Hunt-Coffey and members of the Beverly Hills City Council join members of the Rotary Club of Beverly Hills at their Earth Day booth