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GreenThumb GrowTogether 2021 Workshop Proposals

Help us create an unforgettable virtual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference!   We're inviting a wide range of workshop/webinar proposals about community gardening, seeds, composting, biodiversity, ecology, resilience, food and racial justice, herbalism, group development, community organizing, native plants, climate change, intergenerational gardening, garden/crop/movement histories, and more. We're grateful…

 

41st Annual Harvest Fair Competition Winners

Thank you to all the gardeners who submitted your flowers and vegetables to this year’s Harvest Fair Competition and congratulations to all the winners!  Winning Flowers: Asian Lilly - Garden of Love, Lili White Cockscomb - Paradise Garden, Sonia Ferraro Colorado Star Artichoke Bloom - Prospect Heights Community Farm, Rosemarie Maurer Fox Glove - 6BC Botanical Garden,…

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Apply for GreenThumb Trainings

Dig deep and further your gardening knowledge and leadership skills with NYC Parks GreenThumb! GreenThumb is going virtual with this year's free trainings. These programs are reserved for members of registered GreenThumb community gardens in good standing.     GreenThumb Leadership Academy We are thrilled to partner with the Cooperative Economics Alliance for NYC to offer our second…

 

Composting Safety and Resource Guides

COVID-19 Composting Safety Guide Many GreenThumb gardens host volunteer-run community composting operations or host food scrap drop-off sites. Due to COVID-19, curbside organics collection by the NYC Department of Sanitation is temporarily suspended and some food scrap drop-offs are currently closed. Because of these changes in the composting landscape, GreenThumb gardeners are seeing a growing public interest in composting at…

 

GreenThumb Growing Food Toolkit PDFs

Updated July 2020   GreenThumb supports community gardeners in growing food through educational workshops and materials. Below you will find most of our workshop handouts, as well as many resources from partnering organizations, on topics related to food production. We will continue to add to this page and update our educational resources as time and capacity allows. For links to video recordings of our…

 

GreenThumb Growing Food Toolkit

Updated August 2020 GreenThumb supports community gardeners in growing food through educational workshops and materials. Below you will find many of our workshop handouts and webinar recordings, as well as many resources from partnering organizations, on topics related to food production. We will continue to add to this page and update our educational resources as time and capacity allows. For links to additional webinar…

 

GreenThumb Webinar Video Recordings

To watch past Lunch with GreenThumb, our virtual lunchtime workshop series, and our webinars from Earth Day and World Environment Day, please visit the links below. LUNCH WITH GREENTHUMB: April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit Tree Pests & Diseases Password: OpenOrchard2020 Facilitated by Sam Van Aken (Open Orchard) and Trust for Governors Island April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit…

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