[Blabber] Rooftop Dye Garden - Parsons class visit

citybadger citybadger at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 13:02:22 EDT 2012


Perhaps you misread my initial email. She did contact me yesterday and I
met with her and her class on the roof. We're all good, They left some
plants on the roof that they clearly mean to reposition and possibly repot.
I look forward to working along side them.


On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 9:19 AM, Kenneth Gutierrez <kennypg at gmail.com>wrote:

> Just emailed Victoria. She was supposed to email you before proceeding. In
> fact, she must have returned from overseas yesterday, because she asked me
> for you email address again yesterday.
>
> Just bawled her out and told her to contact you ASAP.
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 10:46 PM, citybadger <citybadger at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I think this may be a Kenny initiative than a HackManhattan project, but
>> here's what I understand:
>>
>> Victoria Marshal teaches an undergraduate class at Parson's School of
>> Design in Urban Dyeing<http://www.newschool.edu/Parsons/faculty.aspx?id=67039>This is their
>> blog <http://urbandyeing.blogspot.com/>. They grow plants and make dye
>> from them. They had a garden last year on the upper east side, but this
>> year they were looking for something closer to the school. Kenny invited
>> them to use his roof. Kenny put Prof. Marshall my email to keep us in the
>> loop on our uses for the roof.
>>
>>
>>
>>  On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 7:01 PM, Peter Shenkin <shenkin at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 6:05 PM, citybadger <citybadger at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> On short notice, Victoria Marshall and about 8 of her students from
>>>> Parsons stopped over today, .... They went up on the roof, looked at the
>>>> space, and discussed placement for ... their Dye Garden.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Can you say more about this project? I had not heard of it before (that
>>> I recall), and I don't think it's been mentioned on the mailing list before.
>>>
>>> I can guess it's to grow plants for vegetable dyes. Anything more?
>>>
>>> If we can get the temperature warm enough to cultivate prickly pear
>>> cactus, we can grow cochineal insects....
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochineal
>>>
>>> Here's an even better article:
>>> http://m.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2120796/Starbucks-admits-Strawberry-Frappuccino-contains-crushed-bugs.html
>>>
>>> -P.
>>>
>>>
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