Join educators Alexa Fábrega and Mira Hunter for garden workshops at the Heaven’s Gate Community Garden for little hands. Each family will take home their beautiful garden box or bird house. All proceeds go to help fund environmental projects at the garden.
Alexa Fábrega is a designer, writer, and gardener, based in Brooklyn, New York. Raised in Tokyo, Japan, of Panamanian and German heritage, she is bilingual in Japanese and English. Alexa holds a BFA in Interior Architecture from California College of the Arts, a MSc. in Environment and Resource Management from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and a MSc. in Sustainable Environmental Systems from Pratt Institute. Her interests are in slow design, cultural geography, and urban ecology.
Mira Hunter is a visual artist, teacher and environmentalist who adores watching things grow. She has studied at Yale University, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, graduating with a MFA from Columbia University in 2013. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and works as an educator at the Brooklyn Waldorf School.