Living Sustainably: An Environmentally Thoughtful Lifestyle

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Join Essential Earth Farm for a presentation on small lifestyle changes you can make that will have a significant positive impact on our environment! 

Attendees will learn tips and information on recycling in Connecticut, food waste reduction and food scrap recycling, the impact of food choices on our planet, environmentally friendly personal care, cleaning products, shopping and textiles and making your home/apartment more efficient and sustainable.

About Essential Earth Farm

Essential Earth Farm is a small, women-owned, urban farm located in Norwalk, CT. They are working to make our food system more equitable and environmentally sustainable. They focus on growing nutritionally dense food (microgreens and mushrooms) in an indoor, controlled environment.

Their mission is to help individuals, communities and businesses decrease their environmental food impact by increasing accessibility and affordability of locally and sustainably grown produce. They aim to empower the community to grow their own food through educational programs and free resources.

About the Presenter

Lindsay Cohen is the Co-Owner / Founder of Essential Earth Farm LLC. Lindsay received her BS in Environmental Science & Sociology from Union College and her MS in Sustainability Management from Columbia University. Previously, Lindsay served as the Director of Sustainability at Greenburgh Nature Center located in Scarsdale, NY. In this role, she managed the Town of Greenburgh’s municipal food scrap recycling program, Zero Waste Schools and Garden Scholars Schools. Lindsay is currently a Forest Pre-K teacher at The Darien Nature Center.



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