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38th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

Part I of the 38th Annual GreenThumb  GrowTogether Conference is taking place on Saturday, February 19th to Friday, February 25th!  Visit our website  here  to find answers to frequently asked questions about Part 1 of our conference.  The theme for the conference is  Deeply Rooted: Growing Community Connections .  The 38th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference  is planned as a two-part…

 

Snow and Ice Removal Responsibilities at GreenThumb Community Gardens

A friendly reminder that snow and ice from sidewalks in front of gardens following a winter weather event must be removed. Garden groups, if it is your responsibility to clear the sidewalks and you are a garden on  NYC Parks  property, please review the snow removal guidelines below.  Keeping pedestrian corridors in front of gardens clear and passable is not only important in keeping members of your community…

 

Year in Review: NYC Parks' GreenThumb Continues Support for Community Gardens with Additions, Expansions, and Renovations in 2021

GreenThumb added three brand new gardens, delivered 300,000 seeds and 100,000 plant starts, and installed hundreds of raised garden beds in 2021 FY22 PlayFair funding contributed to 24 garden overhauls and renovations in 2021 – up from 10 in 2019, and 15 in 2020 NYC PARKS PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 12, 2022 No. 1 www.nyc.gov/parks YEAR IN REVIEW: NYC…

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

Workshop proposals are being accepted until Friday, January 28, 2022 for the second part of the 38th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference taking place in-person in April 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…

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Calling all youth gardeners: Apply to the 2022 GreenThumb Youth Leadership Council

This is an opportunity for youth ages 14-21 to volunteer at a community garden during the spring and summer. GreenThumb Youth Leadership Council participants will learn firsthand from community gardeners how to maintain and grow a healthy garden. Youth will also work on a project in the garden that will involve gaining skills such as carpentry, composting, environmental stewardship, community organizing, and event…

 

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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