GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

GreenThumb’s News

Categories:

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…

 

Volunteer at GrowTogether 2020

We are seeking dedicated volunteers to assist at the 36th Annual GrowTogether on Saturday, April 4th (7:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) and/or Sunday, April 5th (8:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m.) at CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. We need volunteers to help in a variety of areas, including registration, supporting workshop facilitators, special event support, family activities, and much more. To volunteer , you must be 18 or older. Breakfast, lunch, and…

 

36th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 36th annual GrowTogether conference on April 4th and 5th to kick off the community gardening season in New York City! Now two days, this conference will be packed with workshops on garden related topics including growing techniques, community organizing, composting, a seed swap (bring your seeds to share!), panel discussions, and much more!  Location: CUNY GRADUATE CENTER -…

 

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…

 

September 2019 - Art in the Gardens - Georgia Avenue Garden

About the Garden: Georgia Avenue Garden was founded in 1986 by the Georgia Avenue Block Association. The purpose of creating this garden was to not only beautify the block but to provide fresh produce to seniors and low-income residents in the area. This is still part of the garden’s mission to date, and gardeners work hard to keep the garden productive.     In the Spring of 2018 the garden…

 

Apply for GreenThumb Trainings

Dig deep and further your gardening knowledge and leadership skills with NYC Parks GreenThumb! GreenThumb is offering several new trainings throughout 2019 and 2020. GreenThumb Trainings are courses or certifications that fall outside of our usual year-round workshop series, are multiple days, and go in-depth on a specific subject. Most (but not all) of these programs are reserved for members of registered GreenThumb community…

 

May 2019 - Art in the Gardens - First Street Garden

About the Garden: First Street Garden is a GreenThumb community garden in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan.  Want to see the murals in person?  Come to our Planting Design for Gardens in the Shade workshop on Saturday June 22nd from 1 - 4PM!  If you are interested in becoming a member of First Street Garden, please contact Anthony Reuter - GreenThumb Senior Outreach Coordinator -…

 
< OlderNewer >