ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico’s 7th Annual Sustainability Expo to celebrate Earth Day will be held on Cornell Mall Tuesday, April 21 from 10:30 am to 2:30 p.m.
The Expo encourages interaction with sustainability-minded organizations at a variety of engaging displays and activities. There will be a growers’ market, food trucks, live entertainment, an arts & crafts fair, bicycle auction and much more. This year, the Expo features the ASUNM Arts and Crafts Studio offering a mini crafts fair. In addition, the Staff Council hosts a book exchange in the SUB during the Expo.
The event is organized by UNM Sustainability Studies Program students in the Growers’ Market Practicum class. Throughout the semester, students in the Growers’ Market Practicum class work in committees that plan and execute all aspects of the UNM Sustainability Expo. Student teams work on all aspects of the event including marketing, vendor relations, logistics and education as part of their overall grade for the semester.