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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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GreenThumb workshops are marked with a green border, partner events are marked with a purple border.

Jan. 2018


Tuesday, January 30, 2018


Crop Planning 101

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Grow more vegetables by planning ahead. Learn how to map out more than one season of…
Location: Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island
Cost: Free

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Feb 6

Meeting Facilitation Strategies

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Meetings are important and critical to your group's health, especially when…
Location: Brooklyn Queens Land Trust Office, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Feb 7

Curriculum Development and the Garden Classroom

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Community gardens offer an escape from the concrete jungle where young people and adults…
Location: Teacher's College at Columbia University, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, February 10, 2018


Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 of 2)

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Disorganization creates dysfunction. This two-part workshop series is designed to help your…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, February 15, 2018


Mural Making in the Garden

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Learn the ins and outs of creating a mural at your community garden. Murals and public art…
Location: Groundswell, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, February 17, 2018


Crazy for Composting

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? This session provides the…
Location: New York Botanical Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Espalier Fruit Tree Pruning

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to prune and train young fruit trees to grow in interesting and beautiful…
Location: Know Waste Lands Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, February 24, 2018


Planting Design for Shaded Gardens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Garden areas shaded by trees or buildings can be problematic but not impossible to plant,…
Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free