The Laundromat Project and NYFA Immigrant Artist Project are jointly organizing a day of workshops and demonstrations focused on environmental awareness, urban farming and beautification. The skillshare is an opportunity for everyday citizens, artists, farmers, and food activists to teach and learn from each other. Join us for a potluck of strategies to improve the quality of life for communities of color living on low incomes.
12 - 4pm - Attend 8 free workshops that teach you how to cultivate and beautify your spaces using a variety of environmentally responsible strategies.
4 - 5pm - Join us for a potluck picnic in Weeksville's Garden
- Learn the Benefits of Permaculture with Environmental Educator Claudia Joseph
- Solarize a Toy with Sustainable Flatbush’s Energy Solutions Project Manager Jocelyn Cohen, PhD
- Double Digging To Grow More In Less Space with artist and farmer Jason Gaspar
- Learn How To Build a Mobile Garden with artist Tattfoo Tan
- Get Dirty to Get Clean: Purifying Water with Microbial Mud Balls with artist Miki Katagiri
- DIY: Tips on How to Make Your Home Sustainable with Pratt Center for Community Development’s Jay-E Emmingham & Rasu Jilani
- Portable Solar Panel Demo on Sustainable Energy with You Save Green’s David Magid
- Making an Apartment Planter With Household Materials with Adopt-A-Farmbox’s Aki Harata-Baker and Yemi Amu
Weeksville will also have their Farmer's Marker from 9am to 2pm.
This program is made possible in part by NYFA Immigrant Artist Project, Brooklyn Arts Council, and Weeksville Heritage Center.
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The Laundromat Project
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