GreenThumb

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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

To add an event in your GreenThumb community garden to this calendar, please fill out our event listing request form.

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

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Sep26

Preserving the Harvest

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by The Youth Farm and GreenThumb Make your own pickles! Learn how to…
Location: The Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Sep27

How to Grow and Maintain a Lawn

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Mercedes Nunez, NYC Parks Horticulture Manager for Manhattan, and…
Location: Orchard Alley, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep29

East New York Farmers Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The East New York Farmers Market is a community-run market and includes 23 local…
Location: East New York Farmer's Market, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Sep29

1st Annual Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl

9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Garden Train , the District 15 School Gardens Consortium, will host the 1st Annual…
Location: Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free
Sep29

Maggie's Magic Garden 25th Anniversary Celebration

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come celebrate with us at Maggie's Magic Garden 25th…
Location: Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Sep29

Maggie's Magic Garden 25th Anniversary

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Maggie's Magic Garden  is celebrating 25 years! Come to the garden to help…
Location: Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Sep29

The Manhattan Land Trust Goes Apple Picking

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Manhattan Land Trust Fall Field Trip will be to an upstate apple orchard (location…
Location: Manhattan Land Trust, Manhattan
Cost: $25 for early bird tickets, $35 starting September 1 (fees not included)
Sep29

Fall Harvest Fair

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
It's our biggest harvest yet featuring cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplants, and much more at…
Location: Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Sep29

Hill Street Garden Grand Opening Celebration

11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Come celebrate the Grand Opening of Hill Street Garden, the newest community garden in…
Location: Hill Street Garden, Staten Island
Cost: Free
Sep29

Planting and Using Herbs for Intergenerational Wellness

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Janiele Lewis - Legacies of Health, Farms at NYCHA, and GreenThumb…
Location: Wagner Houses Farm, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sep30

Tree Care with Greening Greenpoint

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to steward local street trees! We will be focusing on the street trees on…
Location: 61 Franklin Street Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Sep30

An Afternoon of Poetry at Albert’s Garden

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of poetry featuring Austin Alexis, Davidson Garrett, Jessica…
Location: Albert's Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Monday, October 1, 2018

Oct 1

World Habitat Day: Compost Workday

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
We are partnering with UN-Habitat NY to celebrate World Habitat Day on October 1,…
Location: East River Park Compost Yard (in Corlears Hook Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Oct 2

Planting Garlic and Cover Crops

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Facilitated by GreenThumb and Grow to Learn Get your raised beds ready for winter by…
Location: Ashford Street Abundant Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Oct 6

East New York Farmers Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The East New York Farmers Market is a community-run market and includes 23 local…
Location: East New York Farmer's Market, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Oct 9

Season Extension and Cover Crops

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Harvest your greens and root vegetables well into December with low tunnels and row cover.…
Location: Corona Taxpayers Garden, Queens
Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Oct10

Winter Dressing for Tree Beds

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Febe Daniels and Deneen Reynolds-Knott Get your street tree ready to…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Oct11

Making A-Frame Sandwich Boards

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Invite neighbors and passersby to your community garden with an A-frame sandwich board sign…
Location: Ten Eyck Houses HDFC, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Oct13

East New York Farmers Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The East New York Farmers Market is a community-run market and includes 23 local…
Location: East New York Farmer's Market, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Oct14

How Do Bees Get Through the Winter?

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Liane Newton, NYCbeekeeping.org; and GreenThumb We'll discuss what…
Location: Friends of Brook Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

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