VINES (Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, INC) will hold a fundraiser to celebrate Earth Day Monday, April 22 at Remlik's Grille and Oyster Bar, 31 Lewis Street in Binghamton at 5:45 PM followed by an After Party event at Lost Dog Cafe and Lounge, 222 Water Street in Binghamton.

VINES is an organization committed to developing a sustainable and just community food system.  VINES was formed in 2007 to create community gardens in the Binghamton area.

On Monday at Remlik's a menu featuring vegetarian and meat options will be offered with food sourced from local farms and VINES Urban Farm.  Following dinner at Remlik's the After Party at Lost Dog will feature music by Driftwood.  Driftwood is a local band now performing nationwide.

Tickets for VINES Earth Day Fundraiser are available at:

Remlik's Grille and Oyster Bar; Lost Dog Cafe and Lounge; RiverRead Books, 5 Court Street, Binghamton; Laveggio Roasteria, 101 Court Street, Binghamton; and SUNY Binghamton Food Co-op, Old Union Room UU30 , Binghamton University.

VINES Community Gardens provide over 90 raised beds at seven locations throughout the community which provide community members with a place to grow food for themselves and their families for a minimal rental fee.  Additional information is available at:  www.vinesgardens.org.