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Important Service Changes / Cambios Importantes en el Servicio

*ANUNCIO EN ESPAÑOL MÁS ABAJO EN LA PÁGINA _______________________________________________________________   The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. Due to this, GreenThumb is making important service changes, to ensure the health and safety of our partners and the public. You can learn more, including how to…

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POSTPONED: 36th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

UPDATE:  The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. Due to this,  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. You can learn more about best practices and how to help stop the spread of the coronavirus on the NYC Department of Health…

 

Workshop Updates

The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. At GreenThumb, the health and safety of our partners and the public is always our top concern. As a result, all GreenThumb-led workshops are being cancelled, postponed, or offered online until further notice.  You can learn more, including how to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, on the CDC or  NYC…

 

Make Music New York - June 21

Bring music into your garden on June 21 as part of Make Music New York , held annually on the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Each year this festival brings music to public spaces throughout the city! To have your garden host a performance, please sign up at bit.ly/MMNY2020SignUp by April 17.

 

Open Garden Day NYC - June 20

We are seeking community gardens across the city to participate in the third annual Open Garden Day NYC by opening their gates to the public from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 20 (rain or shine). Your garden group can join by hosting a free activity or event for the public to enjoy. Activities can include arts and crafts, music performances, composting, planting, a food demonstration, or feel free to suggest your own…

 

Apply to GreenThumb's Youth Leadership Council Program

GreenThumb's Youth Leadership Council (YLC) , a free citywide service-learning program, is currently recruiting for youth ages 12 to 21 to volunteer in a local community garden in 2020. Together we will train the next generation of community gardeners by forging strong connections between youth and current gardeners, while providing youth with an educational and purposeful experience. To apply, please fill out the YLC…

 

November 2019 - Art in the Gardens - Humacao Community Garden

About the Garden: Started around 1994, Humacao Community Garden was named after the town in Puerto Rico that founder Miriam’s family is from.  The small structure that exists within the garden - a Casita - is a replica of the style house that can be found in Humacao and across Puerto Rico.    About the Artist: Miriam, alongside her daughter, enjoys creating art from found objects…

 
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