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Farmers market visits UF for Campus Earth Day

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Earth Day, as most people know it, falls on April 22nd each year. But as WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, the University of Florida is getting a jump start on promoting sustainability with its Campus Earth Day.

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UF’s all-male acapella group, “The Staff,” performs during the Campus Earth Day event.  The singing group took the stage during the opening ceremony along with UF President Bernie Machen.

UF president, Bernie Machen, listens to the program at Campus Earth Day

Representatives from Alachua County Sustainability Programs Grant McCleod and Corinne Gentile promote the Farmer’s market and local farmers at Campus Earth Day.

About Steven Gallo

Steven is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

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