Monday, August 10, 2009

Join us on August 15 12-5pm for Open Farm Day Festival!

August 15, 2009; 12-5pm

La Finca Del Sur/South Bronx farmers host:

Farm Festival & Fundraiser @ La Finca Del Sur/ South Bronx Farm!
(South Bronx’s 1st women operated urban farm. Fast commute to farm: 1st stop after 125th st on the 4&5 express train)

Guest Speaker: Annie Novak!
Co-Founder of Eagle Street Rooftop Farm (6000-square foot rooftop farm in Green point, Brooklyn.) Annie is also Garden Coordinator for New York Botanical Gardens. Check out her article in New York magazine:*


Guest Speaker: Nancy Roomer!
General Coordinator, Brooklyn Food Conference

Live music, dance and poetry performances
Free workshops: Pickling, Composting/Soil Fertilization, Beekeeping, "Why Grow Food" & "Wild Wonderful Weeds" & many more...
Food for sale
Children's activities: Arts & Crafts, Face-Painting, Interactive Story-Telling etc.
Open Mural Painting for everyone! Games, fun & much more

A fun day for the entire family & your friends too!

Please bring a blanket and join us! For more information: or call 888-963-3999. *If calling the day of event: 646-269-1980.*

Interested in volunteering or hosting future workshops...please contact Regina Ginyard @

Directions to farm:
Take the 4&5 train to 138th st and Grand Concourse. Walk out the station then walk across the street. The farm is located btw the Deegan Expressway overpass and the Grand Concourse Overpass.


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