Don't miss this exciting lecture on "Cultivating our City: Creation of Urban Gardens," on Wednesday April 29 at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens (19:00)
U.S. expert Ben Flanner is a trained Industrial Engineer with a background in business and marketing. In 2009 Ben co-founded Eagle Street Rooftop Farms, the first rooftop farm in New York, and is widely recognized as a leader in rooftop urban agriculture. His expertise in systems optimization and unwavering drive to increase efficiencies across the farm are balanced by his passion for sharing his knowledge, and the keen desire to help raise urban agriculture as an industry to a higher level. He is currently developing sustainable energy technology fueled by friendly, mid-western charm and the elongated "A" in the Wisconsin accent.