GreenThumb

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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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GreenThumb workshops are marked with a green border, partner events are marked with a purple border.

Nov. 2019

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Nov19

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Disorganization creates dysfunction. This two-part workshop series is designed to help your…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nov20

Accessible Gardens: ADA Garden Designs for Pathways and Raised Beds

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Grow to Learn and GreenThumb Gardens should be accessible to everyone,…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Dec 5

Working with Youth in the Garden

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in offering young people opportunities to either volunteer or work…
Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Dec10

Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Partnerships for Parks, Citizens Committee for NYC, and GreenThumb…
Location: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Dec11

The Enterprising Garden: Sales, Fundraisers, and Markets

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Kim Vallejo (NY State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets) and GreenThumb…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Dec14

DIY Garden Swag: Screen Printing

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Essye Klempner (Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Robert…
Location: Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Dec17

Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Partnerships for Parks, Citizens Committee for NYC, and GreenThumb Are…
Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Jan 8

Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Partnerships for Parks, Citizens Committee for NYC, and GreenThumb Are…
Location: Queens Library Central, Queens
Cost: Free

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Jan12

Open Orchard School: Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Basics

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Facilitated by The Trust for Governors Island, Sam Van Aken (The Open Orchard), Sam Bishop…
Location: Generation X Cultural Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Jan16

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

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by GreenThumb Disorganization creates dysfunction. This two-part workshop…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Jan22

Community Garden Murals: History and How-To

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by GreenThumb Have you been staring at that blank wall in your community…
Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Jan28

Crop Planning 101

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Shephali Patel (Just Food) and GreenThumb Grow more vegetables by…
Location: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Feb 5

Rat Academy: Keeping the Garden Rat-Free

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and GreenThumb Learn…
Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Feb11

Blossoming Before Burnout

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Sacred Vibes Apothecary and GreenThumb Get grounded before the 2020…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Feb13

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 of 2)

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by GreenThumb Disorganization creates dysfunction. This two-part workshop…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Feb26

Rat Academy: Keeping the Garden Rat-Free

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and GreenThumb Learn…
Location: United Community Centers, Brooklyn
Cost: Free