Spring Planting Festival 2013

Office of the Mayor
City of Sedona, Arizona

CIty of Sedona

Proclamation Spring Planting Festival Week

March 16-24, 2013 


WHEREAS, the theme of the 2013 Spring Planting Festival is “Growing Healthy Communities”; and

WHEREAS, the Festival supports local agriculture from home gardens to commercial farms; and

WHEREAS, the Festival educates people how to live a low-impact, quality life that is healthier; teaching how to use resources to create food, water and energy security; and

WHEREAS, the Festival teaches the benefits of a local economy that produces what we need and advocates education, training and policies to support a resilient community; and

WHEREAS, the Festival celebrates the food traditions of Native and non-Native cultures; and

WHEREAS, the Festival demonstrates the artistic and spiritual aspects of an earth-conscious life; and

WHEREAS, the Festival promotes practices that create a healthy body, environment and culture; and

WHEREAS, the Festival serves communities in the entire Verde Valley and beyond as an increasingly influential venue for community education, networking and positive change; and

WHEREAS, the 5th Annual Spring Planting Festival continues its tradition of raising awareness, energizing, and providing tools to develop a community network
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ROB ADAMS, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF SEDONA, ARIZONA, ON BEHALF OF THE SEDONA CITY COUNCIL, do hereby proclaim March 16-24, 2013 as Spring Planting Festival Week and encourage our citizens to participate in the festivities.ork of sustainable economic and environmental initiatives in our region.


Issued this 12th day of March, 2013.


Robert M. Adams, Mayor





Susan L. Irvine, CMC, City Clerk

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