What you'll do
Though this is the concrete jungle there's a growing conscious culture living green right here in the middle of Brooklyn. Taste, shop, and explore your way through some of the best sustainable initiatives Brooklyn has to offer. You will be an official Brooklynite, while you wander with me, I'll include many anecdote's. Because each individual is different I will ask questions to try to gauge what you expect out of this experience. This is a tour on Sustainable Foods, Sites and Businesses with an enthusiast. You will meet different entrepreneurs forging a path for conscious urban living. You'll get to taste & explore how restaurants are putting the principles of food sustainability to practice. The bites that I pick will be popular amongst local patrons. You'll Visit a local designer studio (Seasonal) You'll get a healthy peek into popular sustainable fashion initiatives. You'll visit innovative architecture built with the environment in mind. and more. After our walking tour, we'll settle for a nice meal. There we'll get to chat and answer any follow-up questions you may have about tapping into the consumer power to actively improve our food and zero waste systems. After this experience, you'll know what to look for back in your hometown to shop & eat like a sustainable foodie. You will also have a better understanding of what makes a company sustainable.
I know the best places in the area to get tasty seasonal, locally sourced foods from different ethnic cuisines. I'm Gina, a green blogger, with a focus on sustainability, and pursuing a LEED professional credential. It is my love for good food, and passion for helping people and the environment that inspires all the experiences I create and share. I've lived in Brooklyn 10 years and have been vegan 6. I know self-sustainability starts with your diet and ends with a conscious solution to food waste. My IG @Nerddna & site are dedicated to sustainable living. We'll discuss many of these topics.
Light Bites and 1 meal
Coffee or Tea
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Where you'll be
We will visit: In Bedstuy A Coffee shop - for a nice ethically sourced roast A Grocery/ Wine shop /Cafe - to shop like a sustainable Brooklynite. A Eatery - Locally sourced, prepared fresh daily by chefs who are passionate about sustainability. A Bakery - A NY staple of artisan bread and pastries, serving locally roasted coffee. Community Gardens Sustainable Architecture An Artsy Bike Lot Please keep in mind this tour has several locations.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Please let me know of food allergies. People with nut allergies are not recommended.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
There are three versions of this tour. there's Fort Green, Bushwhick, and Manhatten. Bushwick is the default location. Please inquire about other locations or expectations. I am pretty open to other dates and times, Feel free to message me anytime.
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