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UPDATED: Important Service Changes

The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. Due to this, GreenThumb is making important service changes, to ensure the health and safety of our partners and the public. You can learn more, including how to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, on the  CDC  or  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene webpage .  Please visit this page to stay…

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ACTUALIZADO: Cambios Importantes en el Servicio

La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha declarado pandemia la enfermedad COVID-19, conocida como coronavirus. Por esta razón, GreenThumb ha implementado cambios importantes en el servicio para asegurar la salud y la seguridad del público y la de nuestros colaboradores. Puede aprender más del tema para ayudar a parar el coronavirus en las páginas web del Centro de Control de Enfermedades (CDC) o el…

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5th Annual GreenThumb Garden Recognition Awards

Nominate a GreenThumb garden group or garden member for the 5th Annual GreenThumb Garden Recognition Awards this fall for the years 2020 and 2021 by Wednesday, September 3, 2021! Last year was definitely a year to remember, as many gardeners found the strength to overcome difficulties, while providing support and help to their communities. The awardees for the year 2020 will be recognized for their exceptional work and efforts…

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42nd Annual GreenThumb Harvest Fair

Mark your calendars for the  42nd Annual GreenThumb Harvest Fair   on Saturday, Septe mber 18, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at  Pleasant Village Community Garden   in East Harlem.  Join us to celebrate GreenThumb gardeners as the community gardening season comes to a close with workshops, greening partners, and more!  Stay tuned to this page  and our  social…

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GreenThumb Gardeners' Handbook 2021

The 2021 Edition of the  GreenThumb Gardeners' Handbook  is a resource for community gardeners and the general public that covers a variety of topics, including event planning, construction work, accepting donations, selling garden produce, tree pruning, garden bylaws, and much more. The handbook includes many, but not all, GreenThumb, NYC Parks, New York City, and New York State best practices, policies, and laws that…

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GreenThumb Webinar Video Recordings

To watch 2020 webinar recordings, please scroll down. 2021 GreenThumb Webinars January 26:  Crop Planning 101 Facilitated by Mara Gittleman (NYC Parks GreenThumb) and Ciara Sidell (Randall's Island Park Alliance Urban Farm) January 28:  Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space Facilitated by Di Cui (Citizens Committee for NYC), and Michael Mullaley (Partnerships for…

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Gardener Resources

Resources for GreenThumb Community Gardeners COVID-19 Related News Please review Important Services Changes ( Cambios Importantes en el Servicio ) which details changes to GreenThumb’s community garden public access, COVID-19 protocols, and food distribution policies. Changes are also in place for programs and services. GreenThumb has developed a number of resources to provide guidance to garden groups…

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