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GreenThumb GrowTogether 2021 Design Contest

Submit your design for the 2021 GrowTogether Conference! While there will, unfortunately, be no GrowTogether t-shirts this year, GreenThumb is still hosting its annual GreenThumb GrowTogether 2021 Design Contest! Artists can submit up to three designs relating to the conference theme of “Gardens of Resilience”. The winning design will be used as a downloadable stencil for a DIY screen printing webinar during the…

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GreenThumb Webinar Video Recordings

To watch past Lunch with GreenThumb, our virtual lunchtime workshop series, and our webinars from Earth Day and World Environment Day, please visit the links below. LUNCH WITH GREENTHUMB: April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit Tree Pests & Diseases Password: OpenOrchard2020 Facilitated by Sam Van Aken (Open Orchard) and Trust for Governors Island April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit…

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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 .  For important NYC Parks Department…

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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)…

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NYC Parks Declares Solidarity with Black Community

Dear Community Gardeners: As a show of solidarity with the Black Community and commitment to do its part to end systemic racism, NYC Parks announced some of the things our agency is doing to address issues within our parks system, in celebration of Juneteenth 2020. We are sharing Parks’ recent press release below and also identifying other opportunities that may interest community gardeners who are interested in showing…

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Practicas Adecuadas para la Jardineria Comunitaria durante COVID-19

(actualizado el día 4/15/2020)   La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha declarado la enfermedad COVID-19, conocida como coronavirus, una pandemia. Debido a esto, GreenThumb ha realizado cambios importantes al servicio para asegurar la salud y la seguridad de nuestros colaboradores y el público en general. Por favor lea acerca de estos cambios importantes y precauciones adicionales de seguridad en…

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Gardener Resources

Resources for GreenThumb Community Gardeners COVID-19 Related News Find out more about  important services changes  ( Cambios Importantes en el Servicio ) to GreenThumb's programs and services, GreenThumb’s  best practices for community gardening  ( prácticas adecuadas para la jardinería comunitaria ), additional safety precautions, program cancellations, and potential…

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