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GREENTHUMB'S GROWTOGETHER 2021
Save the date for our 37th annual virtual GrowTogether Conference on Saturday, February 20, 2021 through Saturday, February 27, 2021. Stay tuned for details!

GROWING FOOD TOOLKIT
GreenThumb supports community gardeners in growing food through educational workshops and materials. The GreenThumb Growing Food Toolkit has many of our workshop handouts, webinar recordings, and many resources from partnering organizations including: Cornell Cooperative ExtensionBrooklyn Botanic GardenNew York Botanical Garden, and Truelove Seeds, on topics related to food production. We will continue to add to this page and update our educational resources as time and capacity allows.

COMPOSTING SAFETY AND RESOURCE GUIDES
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 community gardens.

  • The COVID-19 Compost Safety Guide provides guidance to existing compost sites on best practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19 during compost drop-offs or during use of the compost area. 
  • Gardens that are curious to learn more about the art and science of composting can refer to the Compost Resource Guide, a compilation of webinars, videos, and publications from partners and compost experts.

WORKSHOP ARCHIVE
To watch past GreenThumb webinars, please visit our Webinar Video Recordings page

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Follow @greenthumbgrows on Instagram and Twitter, @GreenThumbNYC on Facebook, and NYC Parks GreenThumb on YouTube to find out about the latest workshops, events, and news at NYC Parks GreenThumb. Visit @greenthumbgrows IGTV (Instagram TV) channel for tutorials on tool care, carpentry, pickling, and more!

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