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Sustainable Living In Brooklyn

  • Bushwick Inlet Park Conference Room 86 Kent Avenue (N 9th St. Entrance) Brooklyn, NY, 11249 United States (map)

Sustainable Living In NYC:

Applying Permaculture Design to retrofit NYC to be a healthier and happier place

You will learn Permaculture principles and applications in the urban environment and how to create mutually beneficial city to country economic connections 

Andrew will delve into the following topics during this two-hour presentation:

  • Renewable energy solutions and approaches for the 5 boroughs and the region

  • Retrofitting NYC to be more self reliant and a healthier environment to live in

  • Cleaning indoor air with plants

  • Ways to clean up contaminated sites

  • Creating beautiful natural areas to connect people with healthy ecosystems in the midst of the city landscape

  • Gardening in the city with Permaculture design

  • Site analysis and design techniques for rooftop farms, city gardens and business models

  • Working with bees, chickens and other micro-livestock in urban settings

    You will learn how to design your life and your livelihood to be a part of creating a better and healthier world for all

Learn More About Andrew Faust:

Andrew is the Founder and Director of the Center For Bioregional Living, a hands-on educational campus for students and clients in Ellenville, NY. He is one of the premier Permaculture teachers and designers in North America, with over two decades of experience in the field. His passionate and mind expanding talks and curriculum have motivated teachers and students since his decade long career as a high school teacher at Upattina's Open Community High School in Glenmoore, PA. Faust moved to Brooklyn in 2007 and has been applying his knowledge to the urban landscape. Since then, Faust has been inspiring film makers with the message of Permaculture culminating in the film Inhabit and a life changing Permaculture Design Certification course that has over 500 graduates. Faust received a dual diploma in Design and Education from Permaculture Institute of North America in 2016. Andrew and Adriana MagaƱa with their daughter Juniper run the Center for Bioregional Living.

Earlier Event: January 12
Mulchfest at McCarren Park