Earth Day Re-opening Weekend
Habana Outpost (757 Fulton St., Brooklyn)
The 6th Annual Earth Day Expo at Habana Outpost is an opportunity for our neighbors to access free information about sustainable living. The Earth Day Expo also marks the day when Habana Outpost will re-open the restaurant for 2013. The day will be filled with fun, learning, and food.
Some highlights of the event will be:
Kid’s Corner – Bring the kids down to design their own flowerpot and plant a sunflower to take home. Brought to you by Habana Works http://www.habanaworks.org
Wildflower Seed Giveaway – Native flowers help support our local pollinators so pick up your free seed pack from Habana Works and help us spread seeds the Brooklyn way.
Human Powered Bike Blender – Blend up a smoothie on Habana Outpost’s famous bike blender, an awesome example of alternative energy.
Electronic Waste Recycling – The Lower East Side Ecology Center will be collecting unwanted electronics from 10am – 4pm. For a complete list of acceptable items, please visit http://www.lesecologycenter.org
Hydroponic Farming Display – Visit the Boswyck Farms table and check out their live hydroponic farming display and learn how to incorporate this growing technique into your own home. http://www.boswyckfarms.org
Nature Collage Kits – Our favorite neighborhood kids store, My Brooklyn Baby will give away fun nature collage kits to get you and your little one discovering and crafting together. http://www.mybrooklynbaby.com
Composting Demo – Want to compost at home but not sure where to start? Visit The NYC Compost Project in Brooklyn table and get all the tips and tricks you need to start composting today! http://www.bbg.org/compost
Bottle Cap Collection – Did you know that plastic caps and lids are currently not accepted for recycling in NYC? GrowNYC is collecting your caps to turn into a beautiful mural so go fish them out of the garbage and bring them down this Saturday. www.grownyc.org/plasticcapmural
And there’s more! Also participating at the Earth Day Expo will be;
Trail Blazer Camps, Hip Tot Music Fest, A Child Grows in Brooklyn, Kelso Beer, Art By Monica Rodriguez, Transportation Alternatives, Green Homes NYC, Farm To Baby, Food & Water Watch and Ad Energy!