GreenThumb

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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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GreenThumb workshops are marked with a green border, partner events are marked with a purple border.

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Aug 4

Storytime in the Garden

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We're having story reading in the garden every Saturday (rain date is the following…
Location: Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Aug 8

Walk This Way! Laying Bricks and Pavers for Garden Paths

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how to welcome guests and gardeners alike with a pleasing new walkway to your garden.…
Location: St. Mark's Block Association Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Aug11

East New York Farmers Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The East New York Farmers Market is a community-run market and includes 23 local…
Location: East New York Farmer's Market, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug11

Bike Tour of Youth Gardens Raising Chickens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for this bike tour, and roll up to chicken coops in Harlem and the South Bronx that…
Location: Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Aug11

Storytime in the Garden

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We're having story reading in the garden every Saturday (rain date is the following…
Location: Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Aug14

Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Hear from Citizens Committee for NYC and Partnerships for Parks about funding opportunities…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Friday, August 17, 2018

Aug17

Greenbelt Native Plant Center Field Trip

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb on a field trip for a tour of the Greenbelt Native Plant Center - NYC…
Location: Greenbelt Native Plant Center, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Aug18

East New York Farmers Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The East New York Farmers Market is a community-run market and includes 23 local…
Location: East New York Farmer's Market, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug18

Using Plants as Dyes

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Many of the beautiful plants that we grow in the garden can also be used to color yarn and…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug18

Storytime in the Garden

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We're having story reading in the garden every Saturday (rain date is the following…
Location: Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Aug21

Organizing for Garden Success: Meeting Facilitation Strategies (Part 3 of 3)

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Meetings are important and critical to your group's health, especially when…
Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan, Bushwick Inlet Park House (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug21

Plants as Medicine

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how to make tinctures and other herbal remedies using plants growing in your garden!…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Aug22

Safe Soil Gardening Best Practices

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Growing food in urban soils can be a challenge, and it is important that all food grown in…
Location: Harlem Valley Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Aug23

Iyan ati Egusi: An Exploration of Wild and Indigenous Food

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Iyan ati Egusi is a West African leaf and melon seed soup with pounded yam. In this…
Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Aug25

East New York Farmers Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The East New York Farmers Market is a community-run market and includes 23 local…
Location: East New York Farmer's Market, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug25

Seed Keeping: Storytelling and How to Save Seeds

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Keeping seeds connects us to our past and to our collective future. Come explore the…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug25

Storytime in the Garden

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We're having story reading in the garden every Saturday (rain date is the following…
Location: Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Aug28

Sowing Late Summer and Fall Crops

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us as we plant vegetables for the fall harvest at this urban farm. Learn which plants…
Location: Charles W. Cooke Farm, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Aug29

Less Salt, More Herbs!

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Brownsville community gardeners and farmers Brenda Thompson-Duchene and Jeanette…
Location: Howard Houses Urban Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sep 1

East New York Farmers Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The East New York Farmers Market is a community-run market and includes 23 local…
Location: East New York Farmer's Market, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

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