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May 2018

Willow Weaving & Gardening Afternoon

19 May 2018 @ 12:00 - 17:00
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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Come join us for this afternoon of willow weaving & gardening! We'll work together to weave our willow structures and sow seeds for the new season. The Green Living Lab’s living willow arcs embrace visitors with a big green hug, creating a feeling of balance between nature & the high office buildings around. Our living willow structures are sculpted & cared for by VU PhD student Daniel Sagath. Daniel will teach volunteers how to weave new twigs & branches into…

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Cooking Workshop with Restaurant As

26 May 2018 @ 15:15 - 21:15
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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* This workshop is organised by The Green Living Lab's partner Le Compostier. Please contact Le Compostier directly for further info: info@compostier.nl Please see English Below. ????????????????????????? Workshop: Van Kop tot Staart - Koken zonder Restjes Deze workshop wordt gegeven door de chef-koks van Restaurant As die ons zullen leren hoe we alles van de groentes uit de tuin kunnen gebruiken. Niet iedereen is gewend om alle delen van de plant te gebruiken en dat is zonde. Vaak gooien we belangrijke & juist voedingsrijke delen…

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Crafternoons: Sourdough Bread Baking Workshop

27 May 2018 @ 11:00 - 16:00

Nothing smells better than a freshly baked loaf of sourdough bread! If you would like to learn more about bread baking, then come along to this workshop! Sourdough is an ancient bread making technique, where the yeast starter is kept alive for a long time, and the bread is left to rest for longer. This helps to ferment the bread, and this makes sourdough a lot healthier (and tastier!) than a lot of other fast rising breads. For many people,…

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June 2018

Music in Nature: Free Lunchtime Concerts

6 June 2018 @ 12:30 - 13:00
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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Come along to relax & be inspired by the beauty of music in nature, during this series of lunchtime concerts. Our dome becomes a podium for eclectic musicians to perform 30 min concerts at lunchtime from March - June. We are delighted to confirm the following artists:   Wed 30 May: Bauwien Ubbens, guitar Wed 6 June: Fralalai, harp Wed 13 June: Pepijn Spijkerman, soul pop     There is no need to reserve a space, just come along for…

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ALBATROSS: Free Screening

8 June 2018 @ 16:00 - 17:30
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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On World Oceans Day, 8 June, we are pleased to host a free screening of Chris Jordan's documentary ALBATROSS. "Artist Chris Jordan alit on Midway Island in 2009 to photograph the albatrosses that populate this small spot of land in the middle of the Pacific. Little did Jordan know that he would return time and again to Midway on a wildly challenging eight-year odyssey to tell the story of these remarkable birds and what they mean to him. This is…

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Crafternoons: Natural Deodorant Workshop, with Desiree Weijs

10 June 2018 @ 14:00 - 16:30
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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€7,50

On Sunday June 10, we welcome Desirée Weijs of Aandachtige blog to show you how to make your own natural deodorant. It is easy, fun to do and much healthier for your skin! Desirée will use only natural ingredients that you can find in the supermarket, so this workshop is perfect if you want to start living a more natural lifestyle that creates less waste. The deodorant that you will make is: - Vegan - Environmentally friendly - Plastic free - Free from harmful chemicals…

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The Green Living Library: Study in Nature

12 June 2018 @ 09:30 - 17:30
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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€4

Are you struggling to concentrate? Is your work piling up, & stress along with it? Can’t find a comfy space to study? Scientific research demonstrates that where you study is fundamental to how well you study & it tells us that being in nature boosts our brain power, creativity & well-being.   This has inspired us to turn our transparent geodesic dome into a natural study space, especially reserved every Tuesday for students.   Here, you can study while looking…

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Music in Nature: Free Lunchtime Concerts

13 June 2018 @ 12:30 - 13:00
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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Come along to relax & be inspired by the beauty of music in nature, during this series of lunchtime concerts. Our dome becomes a podium for eclectic musicians to perform 30 min concerts at lunchtime from March - June. We are delighted to confirm the following artists:   Wed 30 May: Bauwien Ubbens, guitar Wed 6 June: Fralalai, harp Wed 13 June: Pepijn Spijkerman, soul pop   There is no need to reserve a space, just come along for whatever time you have…

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The Green Living Library: Study in Nature

19 June 2018 @ 09:30 - 17:30
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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€4

Are you struggling to concentrate? Is your work piling up, & stress along with it? Can’t find a comfy space to study? Scientific research demonstrates that where you study is fundamental to how well you study & it tells us that being in nature boosts our brain power, creativity & well-being.  This has inspired us to turn our transparent geodesic dome into a natural study space, especially reserved every Tuesday for students. Here, you can study while looking out on…

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Green Love: Celebrating Nature in the City @ Amsterdam’s WeMakethe.City Festival

23 June 2018 @ 11:00 - 23:00
Green Living Lab, Gustav Mahlerlaan 3005
Amsterdam,
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Scroll for English Een Viering van de Natuur in de Stad! Op zaterdag 23 juni zal het Green Living Lab met plezier deelnemen aan het WeMakethe.City festival, waar Amsterdamse innovatie in de kijker wordt gezet. Groen in de stad is innovatie? Jawel! Het integratie van meer groen in de stad maakt Amsterdam een slimme en gezonde stad. Wij willen jullie verwelkomen om in ons natuurparadijs aan de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam campus, middenin het financiële district van Amsterdam Zuidas, samen de…

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