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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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

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Jan29

Restorative Garden Design

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
School gardens are great places for students to learn about nature, grow healthy food, and…
Location: GreenThumb Office, 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

Monday, February 11, 2019

Feb11

Rainwater Harvesting 101

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rainwater harvesting is the ancient practice of capturing and storing rainwater for later…
Location: Kelly Street Garden, Bronx
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

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Feb13

Rainwater Harvesting 101

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rainwater harvesting is the ancient practice of capturing and storing rainwater for later…
Location: MS 126K, Brooklyn
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

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Mar16

Staten Island Garden Get Together

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We invite you to a forum for Staten Island community members to learn more about…
Location: Snug Harbor, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Mar30

35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether!…
Location: Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Manhattan
Cost: $0-$10 This event is free, but lunch will not be provided with the free ticket. You can purchase a bagged lunch from CUNY’s caterer in advance when registering for the event on Eventbrite.