33rd Annual Making Brooklyn Bloom
Saturday, March 8, 2014 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sowing Connections, Growing Gardeners
Gardens serve, teach, and inspire young and old alike! In honor of 100 years of BBG’s groundbreaking Children’s Garden, let’s celebrate the ways that gardens provide common ground for bringing generations together.
Wilbur A. Levin Keynote Address
Closing the Generation Food GapKaren Washington
Urban farmer and food justice activist
Events & Workshops
Registration, Coffee, and Exhibits in the Palm House
Exhibits in the Palm House
Lunch at the Terrace Café
Brown-Bag Networking Lunches
Movies in the Auditorium and Visitor Center
Wilbur A. Levin Keynote Address in the Auditorium
Pick up a spring gift bag as you leave!
Morning and Afternoon
Workshops begin at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; the final schedule will be announced at registration. You may choose only two workshops, one from each time block, space permitting. Arrive early to get your first choices.
A Farmer's Yoga
Can We Get the Lead Out? Soil Contamination in Urban Gardens
Connecting the Plots: Crossing Generations in the Garden
Dive into Compost Bins
Educating the Senses: Edible Schoolyard NYC
Gray and Green: Cultivating Active Retirees
Grow Your Salad: The Edible Container
Heritage Eating: Foodways 1914–2014
Just Get Out There: Tools for Nature Walks and Talks
Seed Starting with Youth
Tree Care for All Ages