The Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center will be offering its first “Hang Out” session* of the semester. The discussions will continue at Hill Country Bar and Restaurant.
[icon name=”calendar” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] When: November 19, 2015
[icon name=”map-marker” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Where: Faculty Commons, N227
[icon name=”clock-o” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM
Come hear our colleagues Mark Hellermann of the Hospitality Management Department and Diana Mincyte of the Social Science Department speak about urban farming and local food sourcing along the Brooklyn waterfront. Professor Hellermann will discuss his work with his students who have been cultivating an urban garden in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Professor Mincyte will talk about her ethnographic work with residents along the Brooklyn waterfront whose efforts to cultivate gardens in urban interstices are part of their everyday lives.
*These sessions consist of faculty presentations and discussions on campus, followed by a continuation of those discussion at a nearby pub.