The Great Re-skilling
Evolver NYC Spore: The Great Re-skilling at “The Hort”
Thursday, May 17. Come on out for this interactive party and learn new skills!
A Re-skilling revolution is underway across the US. The Great Re-skilling has been described as an interactive party where you can learn new skills, meet friends and make new connections.
Evolver, The Horticulture Society and Ecophilia have teamed up to present the Spring 2012 Re-skilling. May 17th will be an NYC evening of urban permaculture, green mapping, holistic body care, alternative energy and the basics of bartering. There will be workshops, music, art, food and more. Organic chocolate tasting, Hudson Valley “Art Pack” seeds for sale, free bike repair hosted by TimesUP! and a live barter market with OurGoods.org.
Barter 101: Learn the basics of bartering and perceived value with Jen Abrams, founder of online barter network OURGOODS.org.
Designing your Urban Permaculture Garden: Educate yourself on edibles & native pollinator windbreaks, multi-grafted fruit trees in containers and rainwater catchment for picnic shelters and water irrigation with permaculture designer/teacher Andrew Faust.
Food Fermentation: Herbalist & President of Traditional Nutrition Guild Food Claudia Keel will teach us food preservation for optimal health.
Fermenting Food Waste: Create value added products from waste with MoS Collective.
Self-Applied Acupressure: Sandy Root, Acupuncturist & Body Balance Representative will teach us about stress relief & age reduction.
Yoga & Herbs: Discover how to heal the spine through Yoga & Medicinal Herbs with herbalist Khalsa Aquatica.
Energy Bike Demo: The direct action environmental organization Times Up! will demonstrate the energy bikes that powered Zuccotti Park.
Growing Food in Urban Spaces: Learn how to grow food in containers with permaculture designer/teacher Monica Ibacache
Green Maps 101: Wendy Brawer, founder of Greenmaps.org will show us how to find all things green in NYC via their online platform.
Presented by EVOLVER, ECOPHILIA, & THE HORTICULTURE SOCIETY
The Horticultural Society of New York
148 West 37th Street
6pm, $10 Admission