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SCDA Celebrates Earth Day by Helping USC Students Learn About Buying Local

South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Hugh Weathers, Commissioner
Media Contact: Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196,

**MEDIA ALERT – April 22, 2014**

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) celebrates Earth Day with the University of South Carolina’s Students Advocating a Greener Environment (SAGE) group.

This annual event will take place next to the Russell House on Greene Street today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Stop by the SCDA booth for information on buying local, a recyclable grocery bag, complimentary peanuts and more. SAGE hosts this event to help bring awareness on sustainability across campus through games, art, eating and crafting.

For more information contact Elizabeth Shuler at 803-734-0328 or

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