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October 01st 2010:Urban Gardening: an Essential Component of 21st Century Urban Design

Today we are joined by New York City’s “Guru” of urban gardening, Gerard Lordahl, who serves as the Director of the Open Space Greening Program for GrowNYC (www.grownyc.org). GrowNYC is a nonprofit organization that has existed in partnership with the Mayor’s office for four decades, and improves New York City’s quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. For 40 years, GrowNYC has been rolling up its sleeves alongside NYC residents to: • Provide access to

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Gerard Lordahl is the Director of the Open Space Greening Program. Prior to becoming Director in January 1988, Mr. Lordahl was GrowNYC’s Plant-A-Lot Manager. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University with a major in Ornamental Horticulture in 1980. After graduating, Mr. Lordahl worked at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden as a Children’s Gardening Instructor. From 1981-1984, Mr. Lordahl was the Director of Environmental Education at the Madison Square Boys and Girl’s Club where he developed nature study programs for inner city youth ages 6-18. He then became the Manhattan Horticultural Agent for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s urban gardening program. As the Direc
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio Today we are joined by New York City’s “Guru” of urban gardening, Gerard Lordahl, who serves as the Director of the Open Space Greening Program for GrowNYC (www.grownyc.org). GrowNYC is a nonprofit organization that has existed in partnership with the Mayor’s office for four decades, and improves New York City’s quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. For 40 years, GrowNYC has been rolling up its sleeves alongside NYC residents to: • Provide access to healthy, fresh, local food for all New Yorkers • Grow and maintain vibrant green spaces and community gardens. • Help New Yorkers recycle more and reduce waste. • Create the next generation of environmental leaders through hands-on education programs. Tune in to learn more about how urban gardening is reshaping the urban landscape in an unprecedented time of urban growth. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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