Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Commissioners invite the public
to experience art inspired by small farms, urban and community gardens and backyard growers at the Art
Meets Agriculture reception and art exhibit.
Orange County, FL – The free event is hosted by the Orlando Public Library located at 101 East Central Boulevard,
downtown Orlando, on Thursday, November 20, 4 – 7 p.m. The exhibit features the entries and winners of
this year’s Orange County Pollution Prevention Awareness Calendar Art Contest.
Art Exhibit: Orange County high school students created artwork that communicates practices that help
prevent pollution, conserve natural resources and promote the health of our community. The artwork reflects
sustainable farm to table practices, community and backyard gardens, organic farming, beekeeping and
pasture raised farm animals.
Exhibit Theme: Winning entries will be featured in a 16- month, 2016 Pollution Prevention Awareness Calendar to
be distributed during Pollution Prevention Week 2015 (third full week in September). Thank you to the
following partners and prize sponsors: Orange County Environmental Protection Division, Orange County
Public Schools, Orange County Public Library System, Crealdé School of Art, Art Systems of Florida, Wella
Verde, Wekiva Island, and Central Florida Sierra Club.
Winners: Art is judged on effectiveness and relevance to theme, originality, creativity, and quality of
||Thursday, November 20, 2014
||4 – 7 p.m.
||Orlando Public Library
||101 East Central Boulevard, Orlando, 32801
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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world famous theme parks, the nation’s second largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County facebook and twitter pages.