July 08, 2015
Heather Jo Flores at the United Nations Headquarters
UN Headquarters, 760 United Nations Plz, New York, NY, 10017 | Heather Flores
On July 8th, Heather Jo Flores will be at the United Nations Headquarters to give a slideshow and lecture titled "Food Not Lawns for an Edible Nation: How Growing Food in Public Builds Community and Could Save the World." Attendees will learn how and why to grow food in an urban environment, and will receive seeds and seed-saving tips. This event connects to an urban garden design workshop with Flores will be leading in Manhattan on July 13. There is a suggested donation of $20 for this lecture, which will be split between Food Not Lawns and the UN Food Garden project. From 6:00-6:45PM, there will be a tour of the grounds and a talk about design options, and from 7:00-8:00PM Flores will give her slideshow and will sign copies of her book, "Food Not Lawns." All attendees must be preregistered to get into the UN Building.
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