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Dig It! "Making Brooklyn Bloom" Event Features AntiGlobalization Activist, BioDiversity Discussion & Practical Green Matters at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

By March 3, 2013

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Annual "Making Brooklyn Bloom Event" at Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Beyond Pansies, BBG Tackles Global BioDiversity

Dig it:  gardening, the environment, composting, school gardening and bio-cultural diversity? Sign up for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 32nd annual gardening conference. Discuss how to rebuild sustainably post Hurricane Sandy, how to deploy "Pedal Power: Bike Energy in the Garden" and how to save seeds, recycle rain water in your tomato patch. The workshop agenda is rich and varied, with a keynote by Dr. Vandana Shiva, an anti-globalization  environmental activist, author, and founder of Navdanya, a pro bio-diversity organization" in India.  See the list of workshops and learn more about Making Brooklyn Bloom, on March 9. Advance registration required.

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