|Jake Pflaum and Lauren Jones (Farm Intern at Little Seed Gardens)|
(Photo Credit: Jonney Taee)
|Anne Eschendroeder, Farm Manager at Phillies Bridge Farm Project|
Sub Irrigated Planters: Frieda Lim
why this is cool: beautiful rooftop garden with sub irrigated planters, well designed and well implemented, re-use of food grade materials
Adopt-A-Farmbox: Aki and Ron Baker, Yemi Amu
why this is cool: stakeholder engagement from the ground up to benefit across entire system of a school, benefits all stakeholders
Rainwater Harvesting: Andrew Casner, Grow NYC
why this is cool: stop contributing to 73 sewage overflows a year into our surrounding water because of combined sewer overflow (cso) by diverting rainwater for good use
Social Media Strategies for Urban Farmers: Hugh McMullen, a Goddam Cobra, Fenton
why this is cool: marketing is no longer broadcasting, it is accessible and it is participatory, have a conversation
(sorry no photo)
Thanks to Derek Denckla and Katherine Gressel for organizing last night's event.
Tomorrow (Wed Nov 3) at the Parsons The New School, a talk on the role of creative practices in urban ag! From 6:30-8:30pm, you can meet me there for free or watch it streaming online.