Brooklyn Dirt #2: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming & Gardening


On Wednesday, March 16, Prospect Farm and Sustainable Flatbush are proud to present Brooklyn Dirt: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening.

Talk Two: Garden Design
With Speakers Tom Angotti with Jesse Alter (Hunter College) and Chris Kreussling (aka Flatbush Gardener)

March 16th, 2011
7 – 9:30 pm
Downstairs @ Sycamore Bar and Flowershop, 21+
1118 Cortelyou RD, BK (Q train to Cortelyou)
$5 suggested donation (proceeds benefit Sustainable Flatbush & Prospect Farm)

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Tom Angotti and Jesse Alter led a group to Cuba in January that studied urban agriculture and organic farming. Tom teaches urban planning at Hunter College and helped start Prospect Farm in Brooklyn. Jesse is a graduate student at Hunter and works at the Center for Cuban Studies in New York.

Chris Kreussling (aka Flatbush Gardener) is a garden coach with more than 30 years gardening experience in NYC. Chris is also the Director of the Urban Gardens and Farms initiative of Sustainable Flatbush and a community member of the Healthy Soils, Healthy Communities advisory board, a project of the Cornell Waste Management Institute.
http://flatbushgardener.blogspot.com

Sustainable Flatbush brings neighbors together to mobilize, educate, and advocate for sustainable living in their Brooklyn neighborhood and beyond.
http://sustainableflatbush.org/

Prospect Farm is a community group in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn that is working together to grow food in a formerly vacant lot, with the mission toward creating a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Farm that can serve our community. Prospect Farm is the community leader for the Kensington/Windsor Terrace neighborhood group for the Brooklyn Food Coalition.
http://prospectfarm.org/

One Response to “ Brooklyn Dirt #2: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming & Gardening ”

  1. [...] Brooklyn Dirt Event: Professor Tom Angotti and Master of Science in Urban Affairs candidate Jesse Alter will be presenting this Wednesday, March 16th on the recent Hunter College Department of Urban Planning and Affairs trip to Cuba to study urban agriculture as part of the Brooklyn Dirt series, sponsored by Sustainable Flatbush and Prospect Farm.  The event will take place from 7-9:30pm at the Sycamore 1118 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn. $5 suggested donation to benefit Sustainable Flatbush and Prospect Farm. [...]

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