Come join us at our beautiful waterfront location in Providence for a morning of green gardening tips, great buys on yard care supplies and the freshest local produce Rhode Island has to offer!

Saturday May 14, 2011

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
@ the Save The Bay Center


This event is FREE and open to the public and includes:

  • An outdoor Farmers Market where you can buy fresh, local produce, honey and handmade goods.
  • Soil testing from URI Master Gardeners. Learn why you should test your soil pH and how to take a sample.
  • A project table for kids, staffed by Save The Bay's education team.
  • Local experts talking about:
    • Drip irrigation
    • Rain garden design
    • Gardening for the birds
  • Vendors selling green yard care products, rain barrels, native plants and compost bins.
    View list of exhibitors.
  • Convenient and ample parking
  • The opportunity to visit our award-winning Bay Center and restored salt marsh. Walk the paths, spy some wildlife and see parts of Providence you never knew existed.

    Bring cash or checkbook for your purchases.

    Reserve a rain barrel now.

    Questions? Want to reserve a compost bin in advance? Want to exhibit your eco-friendly wares or services? Please contact Marci Cole Ekberg at 401-272-3540, x113 or


    Workshop Volunteers

    Volunteers are needed to help with event set-up, registration, snack preparation, raffles, and clean-up. Once you're done with your job and waiting for the next, you can feel free to attend any of the workshops. Volunteers will be needed from 8:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. TO SIGN UP: Contact Stephany Hessler at or 401-272-3540, x130.