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July 14th is Open Garden Day NYC!

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. (rain or shine), dozens of community gardens will be opening their doors to the public on the same day for Open Garden Day NYC !  Join the community gardening movement and tour dozens of community gardens across NYC. Enjoy a day of free activities and share in our gardens. Activities will include arts and music, greening and composting, food and environmental…

 

Nominate a GreenThumb Garden for the 3rd Annual GreenThumb Garden Recognition Awards

GreenThumb will celebrate its 3rd Annual GreenThumb Garden Recognition Awards this fall. You can nominate a GreenThumb garden (including your own) for one of the awards by downloading and completing the Nomination Form below, in either English or Spanish, and returning it to GreenThumb. All nominations must be postmarked by Friday, July 20, 2018. Up to three nominations may be submitted. A single garden may be nominated for…

 

GreenThumb Safe Soil Gardening Requirements

Growing food in urban soils can be a challenge, and it is important that all food grown in GreenThumb gardens is done so in the safest manner possible. To help educate and support GreenThumb gardeners in growing food in the safest way, we have summarized GreenThumb’s requirements and best practices here, and in more detail, in the attached document. Please take a look and contact your Outreach Coordinator if you have…

 

Bylaws Requirements for the 2019 Relicensing

Bylaws Requirements for the 2019 Relicensing As we get ready for the 2019 relicensing of all GreenThumb community gardens, we’d like to inform you that GreenThumb will be requiring all community garden groups under Parks jurisdiction to submit copies of their bylaws to their Outreach Coordinators as a prerequisite to being licensed. We will be offering workshops on group structure and bylaws every quarter during 2018,…