Wednesday, October 10th: New Green City 2012

New Green City 2012
Union Square Park, Manhattan
10am-5pm
Free

For the past 6 years, GrowNYC has presented NEW GREEN CITY, New York City’s largest annual green event, and we’ll be back in Union Square for New Green City 2012.

New Green City is a hands-on, free event full day of action and dialogue, alongside our Union Square Greenmarket, where participants of all ages can learn how to live a low impact lifestyle in New York City! Activities include:

• Relevant, action-oriented workshops led by The New School and others

• Numerous interactive exhibits and hands-on learning

• DIY tutorials on weatherization techniques

• Walk through “Recyclarium” and learn how 3Rs work hosted by Sims Metal Management

• Learn about New York City’s bike share program with Citibank

• Watch chefs go head to head at a Solar Cook-Off with locally grown, seasonal food

• Make Green Art for All Ages

• Kids Korner with interactive activities to teach children about conservation

• Onsite compost drop-off and recycling for textiles and cell phones

• Meet local leaders in the sustainability movement

• Buy farm fresh produce at one of the country’s largest and best Greenmarkets

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