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GreenThumb's 41st Annual Harvest Fair


Virtual/Online Workshop, Manhattan

Reclaiming Ancestral Knowledge: Exploring Food Sovereignty Through Deep Water Culture


Virtual/Online Workshop, Manhattan

Organizing for Garden Success: Group Structure (Part 1 of 2)


Virtual/Online Workshop, Manhattan

Farm Workshop at The Battery: Medicinal Plants


Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

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GreenThumb's 41st Annual Virtual Harvest Fair

Sign up  here  to tune into this year’s virtual GreenThumb Harvest Fair on  Saturday, September 26th from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  for a day filled with workshops, a virtual tabling with our greening partners, and the announcement of this year’s winning harvest from a GreenThumb community garden.  Harvest Fair Schedule: 10:00 a.m.: Welcome from Bill LoSasso, Director of NYC Parks…

 

Composting Safety and Resource Guides

COVID-19 Composting Safety Guide Many GreenThumb gardens host volunteer-run community composting operations or host food scrap drop-off sites. Due to COVID-19, curbside organics collection by the NYC Department of Sanitation is temporarily suspended and some food scrap drop-offs are currently closed. Because of these changes in the composting landscape, GreenThumb gardeners are seeing a growing public interest in composting at…

 

UPDATED: Important Service Changes

The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. Due to this, GreenThumb is making important service changes, to ensure the health and safety of our partners and the public. You can learn more, including how to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, on the CDC or NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene webpage .  For important NYC Parks Department…

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ACTUALIZADO: Cambios Importantes en el Servicio

La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha declarado pandemia la enfermedad COVID-19, conocida como coronavirus. Por esta razón, GreenThumb ha implementado cambios importantes en el servicio para asegurar la salud y la seguridad del público y la de nuestros colaboradores. Puede aprender más del tema para ayudar a parar el coronavirus en las páginas web del  Centro de Control de Enfermedades (CDC)…

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GreenThumb Webinar Video Recordings

To watch past Lunch with GreenThumb, our virtual lunchtime workshop series, and our webinars from Earth Day and World Environment Day, please visit the links below. LUNCH WITH GREENTHUMB: April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit Tree Pests & Diseases Password: OpenOrchard2020 Facilitated by Sam Van Aken (Open Orchard) and Trust for Governors Island April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit…

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Best Practices for Community Gardening during COVID-19

(updated 4/15/2020) The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. Due to this, GreenThumb is making important service changes, to ensure the health and safety of our partners and the public. Please read about these changes and additional safety precautions in this announcement . These best practices for community gardening have been collected from greening…

 

Practicas Adecuadas para la Jardineria Comunitaria durante COVID-19

(actualizado el día 4/15/2020)   La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha declarado la enfermedad COVID-19, conocida como coronavirus, una pandemia. Debido a esto, GreenThumb ha realizado cambios importantes al servicio para asegurar la salud y la seguridad de nuestros colaboradores y el público en general. Por favor lea acerca de estos cambios importantes y precauciones adicionales de seguridad en…

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