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GreenThumb Harvest Fair Competition

Do you think you've harvested an award winner? Enter the Harvest Contest on Sept. 21 at the 40th Annual Harvest Fair in any of the following categories: vegetables, flowers, art from naure, and culinary. See the link below for details on what can be entered in each category. GreenThumb 40th Annual Harvest Fair Saturday, Sept. 21 / Noon – 4:00 p.m. Registration for Harvest Fair Contest is…

 

Nominate a GreenThumb Garden for the 4th Annual Recognition Awards

GreenThumb will celebrate the 4th Annual GreenThumb Garden Recognition Awards this year. Help us honor and celebrate community gardeners who are beautifying their neighborhoods, growing healthy food, protecting the environment, and healing their communities. You can nominate a garden (including your own) for up to three (3) nominations. A single garden may be nominated for more than one award, but only three (3) total…

 

Participate in Open Garden Day NYC

GreenThumb will be hosting Open Garden Day NYC on July 20, 2019 from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.. Community Gardens across the city will open their gates to the public, rain or shine. If you would like to participate, please fill out this form at the link below by June 8th, 2019. We are asking all gardens who are taking part in Open Garden Day NYC to schedule a free activity or event for the public to enjoy, along with some of our…

 

March 2019 - Art in the Gardens - Edward P. Bowman Park

About the Garden: The nonsectarian, nonprofit, Harlem organization was founded in 1994 as one of the few inner-city, urban land trusts in New York City and the United States.  They are responsible for creating and now stewarding three vest-pocket parks and community gardens, and one open-space children's playground on West 128th and 129th Streets between 5th and Lenox Avenues. These are the locations where 50+ Harlem…

 

GreenThumb Gardeners Handbook 2019

The 2019 edition of the GreenThumb Gardeners' Handbook answers frequently asked questions regarding a variety of topics, including accepting donations, selling garden produce, tree pruning, and garden bylaws. The handbook is a one-stop-shop for all GreenThumb, NYC Parks, NYC, and NY State policies and laws that govern community gardens in the GreenThumb network. GreenThumb is grateful for the immense time and effort…

 

2019 Urban Agriculture World Summit

Learn about the planned 2019 Urban Agriculture World Summit and what Nerima City, Tokyo is doing to promote urban agriculture by visiting the Nerima City's website .  Urban agriculture plays an increasingly important role in many cities around the world, including New York City.  In November 2019, Nerima City, Tokyo, Japan will host the Urban Agriculture World Summit, an opportunity to learn and share with…

 

November 2018 - Art in the Gardens - Know Waste Lands

About the Garden: Know Waste Lands is a community compost site and wildlife garden in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The garden is a space for neighborhood social and ecological action towards community envisioned solutions to the challenges faced by local residents. Through sustainable practices and habitat restoration, Know Waste Lands grows community, “creating a garden where human and non-human interactions are based on…

 
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