Habana Works to host 2013 Earth Day Expo at Habana Outpost reopening
757 Fulton at S. Portland, Brooklyn, NY – April 13th, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Sean Meenan and the Habana family invite you to celebrate Earth Day with a day full of eco-friendly fun – Habana style.
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 Home NYC, Farm To Baby, Food & Water Watch and Ad Energy!
Habana Outpost is New York’s first solar powered restaurant and marketplace located in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn. Created by artist and restaurateur Sean Meenan, the goal of Habana Outpost is to make sustainability fun and accessible. Since 2005 the Outpost has become a nexus for community activity bringing neighbors, environmentalists, artists and families together into one courtyard. http://www.habanaoutpost.com
Habana Works is the non-profit branch of the Habana family, which provides free, hands-on programs that celebrate urban environmentalism in the Brooklyn community http://www.habanawork.org
The 2013 Habana Works Earth Day Expo is brought to you by Habana Outpost owner and Habana Works founder – activist, artist and restaurateur, Sean Meenan