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Congratulations to the 2020 & 2021 GreenThumb Garden Recognition Awardees!

NYC Parks GreenThumb celebrated the 5th Annual GreenThumb Garden Recognition Awards for the years 2020 and 2021 on Wednesday, October 13th. It was a lovely evening where we honored and celebrated community gardeners and longtime supporters. Congratulations to all the honorees and thank you for all your hard work and dedication in stewarding community gardens across the city! 2020 Garden Recognition Awardees The awardees…

 

Deadline Extended! GreenThumb Gardeners: Apply by 11/5/21 for the GreenThumb Leadership Academy

The 2021-2022 GreenThumb Leadership Academy (GLA) is a six-month leadership development program designed for NYC community gardeners. The program is offered by NYC Parks GreenThumb in collaboration with the Cooperative Economics Alliance of NYC .  Please apply at   bit.ly/GTLeadershipAcademy22  by Friday, November 5, 2021! GLA is designed to strengthen the leadership skills gardeners need for…

 

42nd Annual GreenThumb Harvest Fair Competition

Thank you to all the gardeners who submitted your herbs, flowers, fruits, and vegetables to this year’s Harvest Fair Competition and congratulations to all the winners!  Winning Flowers: Hibiscus : Honorable Mention – Louise Anne Huppé, Hill Street Community Garden Marigold: Honorable Mention – Louise Anne Huppé, Hill Street Community Garden Monkey…

 

UPDATED: Important Service Changes

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 help stop the spread of the coronavirus, on the  CDC  or  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene webpage .  Please visit this page to stay…

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ACTUALIZADO: Cambios Importantes en el Servicio

La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha declarado pandemia la enfermedad COVID-19, conocida como coronavirus. Por esta razón, GreenThumb ha implementado cambios importantes en el servicio para asegurar la salud y la seguridad del público y la de nuestros colaboradores. Puede aprender más del tema para ayudar a parar el coronavirus en las páginas web del Centro de Control de Enfermedades (CDC) o el…

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How to Start a GreenThumb Community Garden

For those interested in starting a new community garden or farm, please fill out the New Garden Intake Form with details about the site and proposed community garden. This form helps us determine what efforts might already be underway and best helps us give you guidance on where to begin. Please keep in mind that there are already more than  550 community gardens and farms  registered with NYC Parks GreenThumb across New…

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GreenThumb Gardeners' Handbook 2021

The 2021 Edition of the  GreenThumb Gardeners' Handbook  is a resource for community gardeners and the general public that covers a variety of topics, including event planning, construction work, accepting donations, selling garden produce, tree pruning, garden bylaws, and much more. The handbook includes many, but not all, GreenThumb, NYC Parks, New York City, and New York State best practices, policies, and laws that…

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