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2021 Community Growers Grant Program

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets  are  now  accepting proposals for projects of up to $50,000  for their 2021  Community Growers Grant  Program. For this round of funding, they are accepting qualifying proposals on a rolling basis until funding is expended. They recommend applying in May (the earlier the better), but note applications should be received no later…

 

Community Garden Bike Tours

NYC Parks GreenThumb  is partnering with  NYC Department of Transportation  in May to celebrate  Bike Month  with a series of socially distanced community garden bike tours along with the release of a number of self-guided bike tour maps available for download and use.  To learn more about NYC Department of Transportation’s bike programming, safe cycling resources, and more,  check…

 

Save the Date for Open Garden Day NYC on June 5th

NYC Parks GreenThumb will be hosting the fourth annual Open Garden Day NYC on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (rain or shine). Save the date and stay tuned for more information on this special day when community gardens across the city will open their gates to the public on the same day and time! GreenThumb garden groups, if you would like to participate, please fill out the Open Garden Day NYC Sign…

 

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 Join a GreenThumb Community Garden

New York City is home to over 550 unique public green spaces that are stewarded by thousands of volunteer community members. Known as community gardens, these oases are hubs for growing fruits and vegetables, holding cultural and social events, preserving biodiversity, and appreciating the outdoors with neighbors and friends. Each and every community garden is all volunteer-led, self-governing, and represents the talents, creativity,…

 

Event Listing Request

Event Listing Request Events are a fun way to involve the community, get to know your neighbors, and increase membership. Past events at community gardens around the city have included art shows, movie nights, live music, children’s Halloween celebrations, farmers markets, harvest festivals, volunteer events, poetry readings, and more. If your garden group is planning an event after the applicable deadlines below,…

 
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