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  1. Horticulturist Seth Hogan at Flora Grubb Gardens

    Horticulturist Seth Hogan at Flora Grubb Gardens

    Stop by Flora Grubb Gardens to hear Seth Hogan of Sauvie Island, Oregon–based nursery Cistus speak about his recent projects, including a yucca-studded green roof in Portland's Pearl District...

    04.03.09

  2. Design for a Living World

    Design for a Living World

    Ten leading designers have been commissioned to develop new uses for sustainably grown and harvested materials in order to tell a unique story about the life-cycle of materials and the power of...

    04.03.09

  3. Modern Planters: Urban Gardens

    Modern Planters: Urban Gardens

    Need help planning out your window boxes, planters or roof top gardens? Toni Ann Flanigan from Philadelphia Gardens, Inc will be at the Philadelphia DWR Studio to do a presentation on container...

    04.06.09

  4. From Farm to Table: New York City's Local Food Movement

    Join Dan Barber, Executive Chef/Co-owner of Blue Hill at Stone Barns and Blue Hill; Michael Hurwitz, Director of Greenmarket; and Ian Marvy, Director and co-founder with Michael Hurwitz of Added...

    04.07.09

  5. The LA Garden Show

    This is a three-day celebration showcasing sustainable gardening practices and edible plants, from fruits and vegetables to herbs and grains, and their decorative and functional uses in gardens....

    04.09.09

  6. Finnish Design & Sustainability

    Interior architect Esa Vesmanen will delve into Scandinavia’s continued commitment to alternative energy, conservation, urban planning, and ecologically and socially sustainable architectural...

    04.13.09

  7. Hands-on Greywater and Rainwater Workshop

    Interested in learning how to retrofit a home to collect rainwater and recycle greywater? Come to this double workshop on rainwater/greywater to learn how. The morning will be about rainwater...

    04.13.09

  8. Los Angeles vs. Las Vegas: Which is the Most Unreal City in America?

    Reality has hit both cities: water grows scarce, space is tighter, cars clog roads and pollute the air, and money is disappearing. Zócalo hosts a panel of experts—including architect...

    04.13.09

  9. Project Earth Day Fashion Show and Design Competition

    Project Earth Day is dedicated to green design principles and sustainability, and to providing a platform for environmental responsibility and innovation within the fashion industry. Brought to you...

    04.20.09

  10. How to Make Your Older Building More Energy Efficient

    Explore the link between historic preservation and green design to see how preservation can enhance energy efficiency. This workshop will give owners/stewards of historic houses and multi-family...

    04.24.09

  11. What Is Green Architecture? with Werner Sobek

    The Goethe-Institut New York presents What Is Green Architecture?, a series of conversations, lectures, and events exploring the cutting-edge developments in the field and their impact on...

    05.08.09

  12. Dwell on Design Architectural Movie Night and Mobile Restaurant Row

    Dwell on Design Architectural Movie Night and Mobile Restaurant Row

    On Saturday night, leave the super-villains and animated penguins at home and join us for an architectural night at the movies. With popcorn in hand, we'll be filling the seats for the Los Angeles...

    05.27.09

  13. Design S: Swedish Design Award

    Design S: Swedish Design Award

    This exhibition will feature 19 shortlisted entries to Sweden’s biggest design award competition, which focuses on design for sustainability issues including climate, the environment, the...

    06.04.09

  14. Upcyling Is the New Recycling

    Designer/artist Rebecca Yaker— noted for her myriad takes on the Sock Monkey—shows how to “upcycle” your clothes into new and delightful attire.

    07.01.09

  15. Public Fruit Jam 2009

    Public Fruit Jam 2009

    Machine Project and Fallen Fruit Collective unite to present this communal jam-making session/workshop. Bring along your home-grown or public fruit and any clean, empty glass jars you have. At the...

    07.31.09

  16. How to Make a Succulent Quilt

    How to Make a Succulent Quilt

    Denise King will be coordinating the construction of a “succulent quilt”, which will be made from donated plants and put on permanent display in the neighborhood. The succulent quilt is...

    08.07.09

  17. Composting 101: Carrot Tops, Castings, and Creative Reuse

    Composting 101: Carrot Tops, Castings, and Creative Reuse

    This workshop, led by sustainability coach Deborah Tull, offers a down-to-earth approach to understanding the A to Z of how to compost in your own backyard.

    08.13.09

  18. Urban Beekeeping

    Urban Beekeeping

    Convinced that the current decline in bee numbers is the result of their ‘enslavement’ to industrial processes, urban beekeeper Kirk Anderson and bee aficianado Amy Seidenwurm will...

    08.20.09

  19. Greywater Installer's Course

    Greywater Installer's Course

    This course is designed for people with either basic plumbing,landscaping, or permaculture skills who want to learn how to design and...

    09.01.09

  20. CRUDE: Director Commentary

    CRUDE: Director Commentary

    An inside look at the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" case, CRUDE is a real-life, high stakes legal documentary involving global politics, the environmental movement, celebrity...

    09.08.09

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