Seeding the City: A Nature-Inspired Event @Helms

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Seeding the City: A Nature-Inspired Event @Helms

April 23, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday | April 23, 2022
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Campus-Wide Event

The Southland was once a garden of Eden. Now, as Los Angeles continues to build up its cityscape, connection to the land is out of reach for many. This rupture was underscored by the pandemic, when access to clean air, open space, plants and pets became an essential tonic.

But talented and creative designers are finding ways to green the City in ways beyond the traditional backyard, injecting trees onto rooftops, flowers under transit lines and plants into defunct concrete pools. They are reclaiming the wild and bringing back long-vanished birds and bees. Artists and writers are creating works reflecting on new ways of coexistence with all species.

Seeding The City celebrates the 21st century garden in Los Angeles with a daylong program of talks, tours, and popups, featuring some of LA’s leading landscape designers and thinkers.

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Thank you to our media sponsor, KCRW.


April 23, 2022
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Helms Bakery District
8800 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States
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