Green New York Pop-Up Store Opens Today
October 19, 2009 by Robin Plaskoff Horton
Boho Bodega, a pop-up shop selling easily accessible and affordable natural, organic, eco-friendly, fair-trade, recycled, local, compostable and biodegradable products, will be open for consumer consumption for five days, October 20-25, in downtown New York City.
Tonight’s opening night launch, open to the public from 8-10 pm, will be followed by five days of activity including a presentation by the Open Space Greening Program (CENYC) on Eco-Friendly Home Gardening on Thursday, October 22 from 2:30-3:30 pm. Learn about the many alternatives to chemicals when treating your indoor houseplants and about the various biological, cultural and natural controls you can use to keep pests away from your favorite plants and kitchen windowsill herb garden.
Boho Bodega is a project of MAKE, who conceives, produces and executes community-based creative projects that benefit “good ole neighborhood folks.” MAKE is dedicated to sharing ideas and experiences, whether through design, branding, installation, interactive communication, art, music, film, or “anything else that makes people stop and think.”
220 Lafayette Street (between Spring and Kenmare)
6 Train to Spring Street
N, W, R trains to Prince Street
B, D, F, V trains to Broadway/Lafayette