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GreenThumb's 41st Annual Harvest Fair

Saturday, September 26, 2020

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Join us for year’s virtual Harvest Fair — a day filled with workshops, a virtual tabling with our greening partners, and the announcement of this year’s winning harvest from a GreenThumb community garden.

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Harvest Fair Schedule:

10:00 a.m.: Welcome from Bill LoSasso, Director of NYC Parks GreenThumb 

10:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.: The winning flower entries in the Harvest Fair Competition will be announced.

10:15 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.: Exploring Food Sovereignty Through Deep Water Culture
Happy Healthy Latina will demonstrate the ancestral practice and tradition of deep water culture and hydroponics. 

10:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.: Flower Arrangement Demonstration
Babbie Dunnington, GreenThumb Project & Design Coordinator will demonstrate basic tips and tricks to shape and build a flower arrangement with flowers from First Quincy Street Community Garden.

11:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Introduction to Capoeira
Brandon Ruiz (Instructor Cutia) will teach the basic movements of Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian martial art.

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Greening Partners Virtual Tabling
Learn more about GrowNYCPartnerships for Parks, and Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

12:30 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.: The winning vegetable entries in the Harvest Fair Competition will be announced.

12:35 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.: Learn How to Make Pizza from Scratch
Maya Marie, an urban farmer/chef/educator, will teach you how to make pizza from scratch using farm-fresh veggies in this step-by-step demo.

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Schedule subject to change


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