The UN Visits Hollenback!

May 10th, 2008

 

 

 

Cara welcomes the UN delegates to Hollenback  

(photo by BQLT President Agnes Green)  

Cara talks about community garden membership

(photo by Siena Chrisman of World Hunger Year)

 

 

Mark explaining the Rainwater harvester to Ifi Ofong from Nigeria     

(photo by Siena Chrisman of World Hunger year)  

 

Learning about the composting toilet

(photo by Siena Chrisman of World Hunger year)

 

 

Learning about the rainwater harvester

(Photo by gardener Kirk Montague)

 

 

Mark talking about the rain water harvester   

(photo by BQLT President Agnes Green) 

 

Charlie explains our community composting system

(photo by BQLT President Agnes Green) 

 

  

Learning about community organic waste processing and compost production with Charlie

(photos by Siena Chrisman of World Hunger Year)

 

Introducing the smallest members of our garden community

(Photo by gardener Kirk Montague)  

 

Charlie rules the compost from on high

(Photo by gardener Kirk Montague)

 

Our very own Claire and Harold Liversage, Land Tenure Advisor of International Fund for Agriculture Development  

(photo by Siena Chrisman of World Hunger Year)

 

 

Two delegates listen to Charlie’s community compost presentation

(photo by Siena Chrisman of World Hunger Year)

  

 

Press Release (prepared by Mike Dimpfl)

 

☼ “Growing in the Big Apple” (page six), an article about the day from the May 14th, 2008 issue of “Outreach Issues: A Daily Publication of the Sustainable Development Issues Network”.

 

Brooklyn Community Gardens Inspire Visitors from 4 Continents by Kate Daloz in The Brooklyn Eagle

 

The UN Comes to Brooklyn by Siena Chrisman from World Hunger Year

 

☼ Click here to check out photographs of the other three stops on the tour (the Hattie Carthan Community Garden, Bed-Sty Farms and Brooklyn Rescue Mission & East New York Farms) 

 

 

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