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Avoiding Lead Exposure from Gardening | Inner Sunset

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Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP

Garden for the Environment | 7th Avenue and Lawton Street, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Human and childhood exposure to lead is a well-documented and preventable environmental health problem.

In the context of urban gardens, exposure to lead is most likely to come from contaminated soil. In this accessible and practical 2-hour class you will learn how to reduce the health risks for you and your family from exposure to lead through from urban gardening.

You will learn:
– How and why lead exposure occurs in soil
– Best practices to reduce the risk of lead exposure through gardening
– How to assess the risk of lead exposure to you and your family
– How to have your soil tested for lead
– How to remediate lead paint and soil hazards

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
Categories: Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco
Venue: Garden for the Environment
Address: 7th Avenue and Lawton Street, San Francisco, CA