Ecofest returns to MOSI Tampa on Earth Day

EcoFest is a community event organized by Learning Gate Community School and MOSI to celebrate the many businesses, organizations, and individuals in the Tampa Bay area dedicated to the principles of sustainability (Ecology, Equity, Economy).

The 13th Annual EcoFest will be held on Saturday, April 23 at the grounds at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 East Fowler Ave. The event will be open to the public from 10am. until 3pm. Ecofest is free and open to the public. There will be live music, workshops, demonstrations, informational booths, green living products and services. This event is totally family-friendly.

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Ecofest teaches sustainability to kids and adults in Tampa

Some local artists, green businesses, environmental organizations, alternative health practitioners, renewable energy specialists, organic farms and gardens with produce will be in attendance. There will be STEM booths, sustainable booths, green workshops, food trucks, garden experts and more. You can keep up with event updates by following Ecofest online.

Learning Gate Community School is an environmental charter school that was established in 1983 as “a preschool where kids get dirty.” In 2000, Learning Gate applied for a charter and opened its doors as the first environmentally-focused charter school in the State of Florida. The current campus is approximately 27 acres of natural woodland trails, a beautiful student run organic garden, a historical log cabin and award winning green classrooms. The school has now expanded to house 7th and 8th grade students are now engaged in learning at our second location in Historic Downtown Lutz.

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