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Garage Academy x NSM: Corporate Change Maker Series #1

Garage Academy is partnering with NSM for the very first Corporate Change Maker Series event. We’re happy to invite representatives from New World Development, Wynn Resports Macau and We Lab to share their experience to drive corporate change and the innovation they found from startups. Sign up to meet with our corporate changemakers to learn about how to create impact within your organisation. How to initiate impactful projects within your organisation? How to you get started? Come and mingle with our corporate changemakers! Learn more about: -How to initiate organizational-wide projects within corporate -How to overcome challenges of initiating new projects within a corporate -How should startups work with corporate intrapreneurs -The difficulties of executing projects with different geographical locations, such as the Greater Bay Area and Greater China Who should attend? -Corporate change-makers -Startups who are looking to work with corporates Speaker -Venisa Chu - Senior Manager, Sustainability, New World Development Company Limited -Gigi Lee - Senior Manager, Sustainability, New World Development Company Limited -Rishi Tirupari - Vice President, Sustainability, Wynn Resorts Macau -Hugo Mar - Product, WeLab

Reinventing The Wheel: Paving The Way To A Circular Food System

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Today’s industrialised food system is a major contributor to climate change, widespread environmental damage, and generates huge wastage. However, with an awakening consciousness around minimising one’s impact and environmental footprint, the concept of a circular economy has huge promise for both consumers and businesses alike to reverse and mitigate the downward spiral towards irreversible damage. As a launch event for our new season of the Garage Greens Urban Farming Experience at Garage Academy, a knowledge-sharing platform of Garage Society with a mission to nurture the leaders of the new generation workforce. We want to bring together the collective passion and experience of practitioners within the food industry, across the different stages of the food cycle and to explore and investigate the challenges and solutions towards creating a more circular lifestyle around food. What to expect A sharing session from all our partners commenced by an hour-long workshop session, followed by a networking mix & mingle with light food & beverages with featured ingredients from our very own urban garden! Speakers Kai & Dona, Slowood Kai and Dona founded Slowood, the company that endeavour to explore with customers a genuinely sustainable lifestyle, to redefine what a genuinely organic way of living is made of, and to learn and grow as Slowood take every baby step forward. Heidi Spurrell, Food Made Good HK Heidi’s work in food policy with London and Amsterdam-based sustainability NGOs allows her to offer a global perspective to Hong Kong’s dining scene as she ambitiously gears towards driving sustainability as the norm in the F&B industry. Neil Williams, Circular Community HK Expert in design strategies and a sustainability advocate, Neil is an experienced facilitator who loves placing people, their emotions and activities at the centre of any design process. Susan Evans, Researcher, Advisor and Entrepreneur in Innovation and Design Susan is a researcher, advisor and entrepreneur in innovation and design. Her vision, practice and research are focused on the creation of new regenerative eco-systems that can drive next-economy business and society. About Rooftop Republic Rooftop Republic’s team has been pioneering the urban farming movement over the last five years. Our vision is to revolutionise the food system and transform the relationship people have with their food. We are a truly multi-disciplinary team and we collaborate with architects, engineers, organic farmers, chefs and nutritionists to develop and deliver urban farming solutions. About Garage Academy Garage Academy is Garage Society’s knowledge-sharing platform with a mission to nurture the leaders of the new generation workforce through a wide curation of classes, workshops and community events rooted in innovation and emerging technologies. Join our digital community Garage Commons now to connect with fellow entrepreneurial minds, build your personal & professional skill set, and innovate & grow your business!

Garage Greens Urban Farming Experience

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Join our Urban Farming Experiences on the first Saturday of each month October - December 2019! Interested in growing your own food but don’t know where to start? Tried growing but you're chronically killing your leafy friends?! Or do you simply want to have a fun afternoon while greening your thumb? Then this family-friendly workshop is for you! Join our experienced organic farmers as they introduce you to the world of urban farming through hands-on activities and basic theory. The introductory level of farming will be suitable for all ages so feel free to bring the kids along. The programme will give you an overview of the climate and different seasons in Hong Kong, as well as when to grow what; it will build your understanding on how plants work; and help you understand the main considerations when growing in a small space like a windowsill, balcony or rooftop. It will also provide you with basic skills to confidently germinate seeds, transplant seedlings, fertilise your plants and much more! #FamilyFriendly #FarmingWeekend Get your ticket now: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/garage-greens-urban-farming-experience-tickets-68577979583

Garage Greens Urban Farming Experience

Garage Academy Campus

Join our Urban Farming Experiences on the first Saturday of each month October - December 2019! Interested in growing your own food but don’t know where to start? Tried growing but you're chronically killing your leafy friends?! Or do you simply want to have a fun afternoon while greening your thumb? Then this family-friendly workshop is for you! Join our experienced organic farmers as they introduce you to the world of urban farming through hands-on activities and basic theory. The introductory level of farming will be suitable for all ages so feel free to bring the kids along. The programme will give you an overview of the climate and different seasons in Hong Kong, as well as when to grow what; it will build your understanding on how plants work; and help you understand the main considerations when growing in a small space like a windowsill, balcony or rooftop. It will also provide you with basic skills to confidently germinate seeds, transplant seedlings, fertilise your plants and much more! #FamilyFriendly #FarmingWeekend Get your ticket now: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/garage-greens-urban-farming-experience-tickets-68577979583

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Garage Greens Urban Farming Experience

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