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GreenThumb Harvest Fair Competition

Do you think you've harvested an award winner? Enter the Harvest Contest on Sept. 21 at the 40th Annual Harvest Fair in any of the following categories: vegetables, flowers, art from naure, and culinary. See the link below for details on what can be entered in each category. GreenThumb 40th Annual Harvest Fair Saturday, Sept. 21 / Noon – 4:00 p.m. Registration for Harvest Fair Contest is…


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 in the safest manner possible. Soil contamination comes from a variety of sources, including historic use of leaded gasoline, garbage dumps, old building materials that may contain peeling paint, air and water pollution, and other sources. Visit Cornell’s Healthy Soils, Healthy Communities website for more…


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,…