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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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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jul17

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 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
Jul17

Pest & Disease Management

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a conversation about what pests and weeds are causing problems in your garden…
Location: Ten Neighbors Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Jul18

Sharing our Farm Traditions: Agroecology

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Manager of Urban Agriculture at The Campaign Against Hunger Victor (Sumaq) Flores…
Location: Far Rock Farm, Queens
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jul21

Stop and Prune the Roses

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let your roses be the star of the show through proper pruning and caretaking. Join…
Location: Jenny's Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Jul22

Introduction to Permaculture Design

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This is an introduction overview to Oregon State University's (OSU)…
Location: Genesis Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Friday, July 27, 2018

Jul27

Summer Dark: A Reading Series in Oasis Community Garden

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
During Friday evenings in June and July, authors from the Horror Writers’ Association…
Location: Oasis Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

Bronx Food and Farm Walking Tour: South Bronx

9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This farm walking tour features the bounty of fresh food grown in the Bronx and available…
Location: Cypress Avenue 6 Train Station, Bronx This is an Accessible location
Cost: Tickets are $15, cash or check made out to La Familia Verde. Credit card payment accepted at ilovethebronx.com. All proceeds go to the participating community gardens and urban farms.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Jul29

Introduction to Permaculture Design

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This is an introduction overview to Oregon State University's (OSU)…
Location: Genesis Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jul31

Propagation From Cuttings

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Cheryl Browne - East New York Farms! Learn from East New York…
Location: New Vision Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

Fruit Tree Pests and Diseases (Part 2 of 2)

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Do your fruit trees have spots, leaf curl, or other tricky issues preventing your garden…
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 11, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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