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.

May 2018

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

May22

Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting…
Location: Urban Harvest Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

May23

Weekly Children's Watercolor Class with CitiBabes

3:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Celebrate nature right in the middle of NYC! Join Citibabes in Elizabeth Street Garden on…
Location: Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 24, 2018

May24

Building Creative Structures from Your Existing Rubble

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This workshop will show the creative uses of existing garden rubble, ie: used bricks,…
Location: Ten Neighbors Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 26, 2018

May26

Weedy Nomad: A Performative Field Study

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Part of the Wilder LIC Group Exhibition, join artists Thomas Choinacky and…
Location: Windmill Community Garden, Queens
Cost: A $5-$10 suggested donation is appreciated, but not required.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May27

Month of Sundays at Genesis Community Garden Bronx

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Genesis Community Garden Bronx (GCGB) is having a month of Sundays to invite all gardeners…
Location: Genesis Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
May27

Weedy Nomad: A Walking Tour of LIC’s Forgotten Landscapes

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Part of the Wilder LIC Group Exhibition, join artists Thomas Choinacky and…
Location: Windmill Community Garden, Queens
Cost: Free
May27

Performance and Potluck: Amirtha Kidambi and Jessica Pavone with Supper from Flux Iron Chefs

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux Factory will host two performances from artists…
Location: Windmill Community Garden, Queens
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Discovery Community Gardens First Annual Kick Off Event

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Let's celebrate the beginning of the growing season together! Discovery Community…
Location: Discovery Community Garden, Queens
Cost: Free
Jun 2

The Rebirth of Artsy Bloom

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come and join us as we clean and beautify the Artsy Bloom community garden. Lunch will be…
Location: Artsy Bloom Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Jun 3

Two Performances: Andrea Haenggi & Richard Garet

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux Factory will host two performances and potluck…
Location: Windmill Community Garden, Queens
Cost: $5 – $10 suggested donation

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Jun 9

Cocoxochitl: A Dahlia Workshop

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Cris Izaguirre, Farm Manager at KCC Urban Farm Come learn about…
Location: Kelly Street Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
Jun 9

Trellising your Garden Vegetables

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Facilitated by David Vigil, Project Director at East New York Farms! Build a trellis…
Location: Ashford Street Abundant Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Jun12

Growing Mushrooms

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Fungi can be helpful in your garden and delicious in the kitchen. This workshop offers a…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jun14

Building a Trellis in your Garden

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn techniques for building a trellis for your crops. Supporting your plants can give…
Location: Grand Street Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun16

Introduction to Bee Hive Inspection

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Liane Newton, NYC Beekeeping; and GreenThumb Community garden beekeepers and those…
Location: Bryant Hill Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jun17

Audra Rox Steady & Skalopy Father's Day Concert

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Urban Meadow Community Garden will be hosting a great family music concert! Audra…
Location: Urban Meadow Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: $10 per adult, free for kids.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jun19

Organizing for Garden Success: Group Structure (Part 1 of 3)

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
GreenThumb will now be requiring all community garden groups to have bylaws for the 2019…
Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan, Bushwick Inlet Park House (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jun21

How to Care for your Bees

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Gemma Garcia, community gardener at St. John Cantius Community Garden; Brenda…
Location: Green Valley Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun23

Chicken Healthcare Basics

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Why did the chicken cross the road? To get her health checkup! In this workshop, we will…
Location: 100 Quincy Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Jun26

Composting with Bokashi

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shig Matsukawa, community gardener at El Sol Brillante; East New York Farms! and…
Location: Bayview Houses Community Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

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