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:http://nymag.com/guides/summer/2009/57477/*
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: www.bronxfarmers.blogspot.com 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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org
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.