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Green SpacesDear Friends and the Green Spaces Community,

We hope you are having a wonderful summer!  We are pleased to announce the launch of new partnerships and a new space this Fall.  Green Spaces Colorado will be opening in the historic Ballpark District of Denver in September.  If you are in town Thursday, September 17th, please join us in the evening for cocktails, music, and mingling with Colorado’s exciting green community.  We would like to invite your friends in Colorado because they’re our friends too!  Join us in this effort to bring together Colorado and New York’s emerging green communities.

We are pleased to announce our first corporate partnership with MSI Computers and our first strategic partnership with GreenT Digital.  MSI is a leader in providing energy efficient computers.  To learn more about their computers, check out this video.  We have partnered with GreenT Digital to provide customized IT support and solutions for our members enhancing our platform for green start-ups.

Check out the details on some exciting upcoming events below and learn about our new faces at Green Spaces.

We hope to see you all soon!

Jennie, Roberto, Hobbes, and the rest of your friends at Green Spaces.
www.greenspaceshome.com

Featured Article

hailing a cab
Hailing a Farmer
By Tom Grace

As we cruised through Prospect Heights, the driver, a man in his forties, and I chatted. We talked about the city’s nerve-wracking economic outlook and the pathetic timing of the MTA fare hike.  After some commiseration, we switched to a more pleasant topic, the arrival of spring.

The driver asked me what I did for a living. I told him about our work at FarmsReach.  His response startled me: “Farming- that’s what I am doing next. I want to raise chickens again.”
The cabbie’s name was Efrim Soria. When Efrim was growing up in Cuenca, Ecuador, his mother raised chickens to sell meat and eggs at the city’s open-air markets. He remembers waking before dawn to feed the animals, racing with his brothers to see who would finish their chores first, and smelling fresh eggs frying on the stove.  Today, having spent the last 14 years as a New Yorker, Efrim is ready for a change.

Read more here:
http://www.zerofoodprint.com/?p=86

New Faces at  Green Spaces!

Film Sprout Grass Roots and community distribution for independent documentaries.

Green Leaders Global:  Uniting change makers through curated development and outreach.

GreenT Digital
IT  who help small consulting for small businesses and individuals manage their technology in an environmentally conscious way.

Hello Legal
Offering affordable, high tech and paperless legal services for entrepreneurs and creatives.

Youth Challenge International – A leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation for positive change.

…read more about Green Spaces’ awesome member companies

rooftop socialFeatured Article

On August 12th, Green Spaces held its first “Sangria Rooftop Social”.  This smiles you see indicate much success!  It was for members and their best buds only.  Want to come to the next one?  You’ll have to join Green Spaces or become our new BFF. For either, email: roberto@greenspacesny.com.

GREEN SPACES UPCOMING EVENTS

Green Spaces Colorado Launch Party,
Thursday, September 17th

Join local Colorado Green Leaders and Entrepreneurs at the launch of Green Spaces Colorado in the historic Ballpark district.  Organic appetizers and cocktails will be served.  Mingle in our native wildflower garden, listen to live music and view a showcase about the green happenings in Colorado.

BBQ colorado

When: Thurs, September 17th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where:  Green  Spaces,  Denver, CO Map It

RSVP: Complimentary, RSVP by September 5th to info@greenspacesdenver.com

Afterparty:  9:00 p.m. on at The MeadowLark

The New Deal, A Progressive Supper Club by Rabbit Mafia
Thursday, August 20th

Unlike Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, the only thing complex about this supper club are the flavors of Rabbit Mafia and Sweet Potato’s dishes. Enjoy a 3-course raw dinner at Green Spaces, located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn.  This month we’ve teamed up with two of our like-minded friends to bring you wild treasures from the sea and drinks to tame the August heat.  Sea2Table brings you fresh, wild fish and 44° North Vodka– distilled in the mountains of Idaho — provides you with mouth watering drinks.

the new deal

When: Thurs, August 20th, 7:30 pm Cocktails, 8pm Seating
Where:  Green Spacess, Brooklyn, New York
RSVP: Limited Seating Avail

Purchase tickets here: Rabbit Mafia
Mushroom Ceviche $26 Adv/$30 at the door
Seafood Ceviche $28 Adv/$32 at the door.

GREEN SPACES PARTNER EVENTS

ROOSEVELT L!VE this Summer in NYC
roosevelt live

THE FLOBOTS.ORG BOWLING BALL FUNDRAISER, Coloradoflobots

About Green Spaces:

Green Spaces provides work space to launch green start-ups.  Entrepreneurs have their own desk space in beautiful loft in the heart of downtown Brooklyn and Denver along with a conference room, wireless internet and interns for project work.

Come join us for one of our events or call us for a tour!  718.855.5356 or email us at info@greenspacesny.com

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