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CANCELLED: POSTPONED: 36th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

Sunday, April 5, 2020

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

UPDATE: In the interest of public safety, GreenThumb GrowTogether will not occur on April 4th and 5th. We are currently exploring options to reschedule GrowTogether, and will share new information as soon as possible.

Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 36th annual GrowTogether conference on April 4 and April 5 to kick off the community gardening season in New York City! Now two days, this conference will be packed with workshops on garden-related topics including growing techniques, community organizing, composting, a seed swap (bring your seeds to share!), panel discussions, and much more! 

Conference Dates and Times:
Saturday, April 4:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Keynote address, 1.5 hour-long workshops, networking tables.

Sunday, April 5: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
3-hour long intensives, closing address. NO networking tables.

The theater for the Opening Ceremony has a limited amount of space. There will be overflow rooms available.

This event is free, but lunch will not be provided with the ticket. However, you can purchase a bagged lunch from CUNY’s caterer in advance and pick it up on-site. Lunch will not be sold on the day of the event. Lunch includes a sandwich, salad, cookie, and water. Vegan lunches will be available. 

Photo by Zachary Schulman

Location 

CUNY Graduate Center This is an Accessible location
365 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016, Manhattan
Directions to this location

Location Details:
Train: B/D/F/M/N/Q/R/W to 34 St. – Herald Square, A/C/E/1/2/3 to 34 Street – Penn Station Bus: M1/M2/M3 to Madison Avenue/East 34th Street, M34A-SBS to West 34th Street/5th Avenue, M55 to Avenue of the Americas/West 34th Street

Cost

This event is free, but lunch will not be provided with the ticket.

Contact Email

greenthumbinfo@parks.nyc.gov

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