Calling all green roof lovers! During our regular Field Day Friday take a Q&A tour of the green roof with landscape designer, Marni Majorelle, followed by a talk with author Leslie Adatto as she discusses her new book,111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss, featuring our very own Kingsland Wildflowers! Leslie is also the co-founder of the The New York Roof Deck and Roof Gardening Meetup Group who will be joining us for the evening's event.
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Leslie Adatto has been seeking out New York City rooftops since relocating to Manhattan in 2010. She blogs about New York City rooftops (lookingupwithleslie.com) and organizes two active Meetup groups, The New York Roof Deck and Roof Gardening Meetup Group and Rooftop Drinkers NYC. Leslie earned a BA in English from UCLA, is a former high school teacher and runs a bicoastal business. Leslie lives, bikes and cooks in the West Village.
Marni Majorelle is the founder and president of Alive Structures landscaping business based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The company focuses on green roofs, ecological landscapes and green walls. Marni started her business with the intention of affecting the New York City landscape in a new and environmentally conscious way; Focused on native biodiversity and green roof solutions that utilize plants and grasses indigenous to New York.