What are FieldTrips?
FieldTrips are meetups to interact, learn and collaborate in an effort to level-up your creative life.
We’re limiting these events to only 25 people, they’re like an intimate dinner party. Your absence will be felt so please make sure that you can definitely attend if you sign up. Also, we’re in the prototyping phase, so come with an open mind and be prepared for anything.
Thanks for participating! We’re lucky to have you.
The Subversive Gardener (#2)
August 21, 8:00am - 9:00am EDT. Hosted at Pvt. Sonsire Triangle (just south of McCarren Park)
About this FieldTrip
Discover the exciting world of guerrilla gardening and urban farming on a guided walk by one of our experts through the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
The Subversive Gardener offers seasonal field trips that last approximately 1 hour and covers about 1.5 miles of walking distance. Participants meet in a central location which is easily accessible by public transit or automobile.
The walk not only focuses on existing gardens, but also educates and invites participants to engage in their own guerrilla gardening along the walk with the Seed Pills provided.
- Enter an exciting world of guerrilla gardening and urban farming.
- Visit incredible urban gardens while surrounded by the vibrant streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
- Participate and engage in your own guerrilla gardening using the Seed Pills provided on the tour.
- Learn about varying styles and techniques including seed bombing, guerrilla grafting and midnight digs.
About your Host: Vanessa Harden has a Masters degree with a focused on developing tools for future gardening scenarios in a world affected by climate change. She has given numerous talks and workshops on the topic namely TEDx London, Victoria and Albert Museum and the Tate Modern. Her organization, The Subversive Gardener, is currently working with a number of groups such as primary schools, senior care housing and community gardens providing support, education and practical workshops.
Maia Bromley-Dulfano has a Masters degree in Environmental Conservation Education and has worked as an educator in urban gardens for over 7 years. She develops and teached garden based programming in Brooklyn surrounding the environmental and industrial history and hw it has affected our communities.
FieldTrips are a celebration of creativity and generosity. They are hosted by awesome individuals and organizations (like you and yours)! When you sign up, please show up. Most FieldTrips have waitlists due to significant interest and limited space.
The Subversive Gardener is a non-profit organization that provides a platform to educate and inspire individuals of all ages to develop creative design solutions to agricultural problems.
Pvt. Sonsire Triangle (just south of McCarren Park)
Union Ave., North 11 Street and Roebling Street
Brooklyn, New York United States 11211
August 21, 2019
8:00am - 9:00am