Earth Day 2012 in Vermont

Picnic for the Planet

Picnic for the Planet. Burlington City Hall Park, April 22, 2012.

The picnic offered good food and fun activities for kids.


Champlain Valley Union students Meredith Cross and Greg Meyer, members of the school's Environmental Action Club, at Picnic for the Planet.

Susi Richardson, Major Gifts Manager, at the Picnic for the Planet.

Dressed for the weather at Maple Wind Farm.

A young boy makes a point.

A healthy snack at Picnic for the Planet.

Maple Wind Farm was among the vendors providing delicious food.

Jennifer Kramer, Associate Director of Philanthropy, enjoys the Picnic for the Planet.

The Beerworth Sisters entertain under the big tent.

Sweet music from The Beerworth Sisters.

Jen Abbey of Champlain Orchards bundles up at the picnic.

Mollie Klepack, AmeriCorps Stewardship Assistant, bundles up for a chilly Picnic for the Planet.

Joanne Garten, a volunteer with The Nature Conservancy, proves she is also a great fiddler!

John Drury joins Joanne Garten in playing for picnickers.

Deputy State Director Emily Boedecker and Kathryn Blume, MC for the Picnic for the Planet, time the world record seating for the picnic at Burlington City Hall Park.

Julia Fields of Leadership Champlain helped organize the event.

Emily Seifert, volunteer and former Stewardship Manager, talks with Mollie Klepack, AmeriCorps Stewardship Assistant, at the Picnic for the Planet 2012.

Maggie Fox, Director of Operations, and Kim Ward, Office Manager, share a moment at the Picnic for the Planet.

The Nature Conservancy's own a cappella group, the Pink Lady Slippers, entertains the crowd at the Picnic for the Planet.

Picnic for the Planet MC Kathryn Blume, actress and environmental activist, talks with a representative of Patagonia, one of the companies at the event.

Director of Operations Maggie Fox talks with picnickers at Burlington City Hall Park on Earth Day.

Volunteer Lara Langweiler with daffodil in her cap.

Picnic for the Planet 2012.

Daffodils in the cap are the mark of volunteers at the picnic.


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