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Roots Workshop: 'Home Grown – Community Self-Reliance and Growing Your Own Food'

Thursday, August 15, 2019

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Teacher: Rob McGrath of Hellgate Farm

This workshop will lead you further down the trail of sustainability and healthy food choices. The impacts and benefits of growing your own food are endless – healthier eating, greener space, and more environmentally-friendly sources of food. Even learning to grow your own herbs can bring a bright new perspective into your world. Join Rob to consider the roots of community self-reliance and learn the baby steps of growing your own food in an NYC environment.

This event will take place in STICKS at Socrates Sculpture Park.

Participating partners host Roots Workshops – a new series of interactive workshops for adults, featuring expert-led demos in cooking, planting infrastructure, and topics central to the local food system in Western Queens. Meet in Sticks, Socrates’ covered education area, limited seating available.

Roots Workshops are part of Back to Our Roots programming at Socrates that aims to create opportunities for connecting directly with the community and empowering healthy food choices along the way.

Please note: Verify event details and learn more at socratessculpturepark.org/roots.

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