GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

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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Monday, December 10, 2018

Dec10

First Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come to La Isla Garden in the Bronx for the First Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! There…
Location: La Isla Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Dec11

Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space (Brooklyn)

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Citizens Committee for NYC, Partnerships for Parks, and GreenThumb Come…
Location: Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dec13

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

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

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Jan10

Youth-Led Culinary Education

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Marcia Denson - Phoenix Community Garden, Grow to Learn, and GreenThumb…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Jan12

Events on a Shoestring (Part 1 of 2)

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Want to host a youth event, class, film screening, or any other type of event in your…
Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Jan16

Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space (Queens)

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Citizens Committee for NYC, Partnerships for Parks, and GreenThumb Come…
Location: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jan17

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

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

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Jan22

Find your Green Thumb: Starting a Community Garden

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Do you have big dreams for that lot you walk past every day? Come hear from a panel of…
Location: GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Jan24

Dig up your Lot: Research Community Garden History

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Facilitated by the NYC Department of Records and GreenThumb What did your community…
Location: NYC Municipal Library, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Feb 7

Grow Your Garden Group

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This workshop will cover creative and time-tested ways to increase membership in your…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Feb12

Building the Garden: Parks Capital and your Elected Officials

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Hear from a panel of gardeners, representatives from Parks Capital, and the offices of…
Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Feb16

Crazy for Composting

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
NYC Compost Project Hosted by The New York Botanical Garden Are you passionate…
Location: Watson Building at New York Botanical Garden (in Bronx Park), Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Feb20

Art in the Garden: Painting Ceramic Tiles

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by artist Alejandro Epifanio Juan of Loisaida, Inc. and ceramic specialist…
Location: Loisaida Center, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Feb21

Retracing Our Roots: Youth Capturing the Stories of Community Gardens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Grow to Learn and GreenThumb Join us as we will learn about the stories of community…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Feb21

Tomato Heaven

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Maureen O’Brien, Febe Daniels, and Mei Mei Lee - Brooklyn Botanic Garden Community…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Feb23

Espalier Fruit Tree Pruning

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to prune and train young fruit trees to grow in interesting and beautiful…
Location: Feeding Tree Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Feb28

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: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free