[SPN-Discussion] Upcoming Sustainable Food workshops @ AgTech X

Ricky Stephens ristephens25 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 11:14:09 PDT 2018

*1. Introduction to Spirulina: Grow Your Own Microalgae*

*Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018*
*Time: 6:30-8:00pm*

*Venue: AgTech X - 164 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY
11206Description: Spirulina, among other forms of algae, has seen a surge
in demand as a sustainable and nutrient-dense protein alternative to meat.
In this class, led by entrepreneur and algae farmer Alex Bournery, you'll
learn all about spirulina, with a focus on how to grow it yourself.*
*Instructor: Alex Bournery - Founder, Urban Spirulina*
*Tickets ($29):*


*2. A History of, and Workshop in, Ecological Design for Agriculture*

*Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018*
*Time: 6:30-8:30pm*

*Venue: Agritecture - 40 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206Description: *

*In this class, we’ll explore big-picture questions around designing living
things via the engineering terms biomimicry, biodesign, living machine, and
others within the context of food and agriculture. After a historical
introduction to the core concepts and a tour through a rogue’s gallery of
eco-design from John and Nancy Jack Todd to TerreformOne, we will
collectively workshop one potential future for the city of New York, in
which it is “resilient” and food secure.*

*Instructor: Wythe Marschall, AgTech X member*

($15): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-history-of-and-workshop-in-ecological-design-for-agriculture-tickets-43060139035?aff=spn

*3. Grow Your Own: Empowering a New Local Food System*

*Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018Time: 6:30-8:00pmVenue: AgTech X - 164
Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY 11206Description: In this workshop, you will get
hands-on experience in building a Tower Garden, one of the top-selling
hydroponic systems in the world today, and learn just how easy it is to
grow your own food. Finally, you'll hear Mary & Electra's recommendations
for other ways you can engage in a more localized food economy that they
are helping to build.*

*Instructors: Electra Jarvis & Mary Wetherill - Co-Founders, Green Food
*Tickets ($25): *

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