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Submit a Workshop Proposal for the 38th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

We are accepting workshop proposals for the first part of the 38th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference taking place virtually in February 2022!

The conference is planned as a two-part series: Virtual panels and webinars will be hosted for a week in February and hands-on workshops and activities will take place in the spring in multiple community gardens. 

The theme of the conference is Deeply Rooted: Growing Community Connections and we are inviting organizations, educators, gardeners (of all ages!) to submit proposals for a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:  

  • Cultivating Community Engagement
  • Financial & Political Support
  • Food and Racial Justice
  • Gardening, Composting, and Horticulture
  • Health & Well-Being
  • Making Things with Plants and Herbs
  • Seed Saving and Crop Histories
  • Youth Engagement and Intergenerational Gardening 
  • Art and Cultural Programming 
  • Climate Change and Environmental Justice
  • Composting

We are grateful for your offer to share your knowledge at the conference, in an ongoing tradition of uplifting and celebrating community gardening in NYC since 1984. 

Please submit a workshop proposal for the first part of the conference in February using the Proposals for 2022 GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference Form by Monday, December 13 at 11:59 p.m.  

  • PART I: 
    GrowTogether Conference (Virtual)
    DATES: 
    Saturday, February 19th to Saturday, February 26th, 2022
    LOCATION:
    Virtual on Zoom
  • PART II: 
    GrowTogether Conference (In-person, request for proposals to be released in early 2022)
    DATES:
    Monday, April 18th to Sunday, April 24th 
    LOCATION:
    Various community gardens

If you have any questions, please contact: 
Twywana Bush at twywana.bush@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 602-5300

Workshop Proposals for 2022 GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference Form

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