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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

Events are marked with a green background; workshops are marked with tan; partner events are marked with purple.

To add an event in your GreenThumb community garden to this calendar, please fill out our event listing request form.

Aug. 2014


Saturday, August 23, 2014


Grow to Give Garden Party

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join neighborhood gardeners and Staten Island community supported agriculture groups…
Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
Cost: Free

Sunday, August 24, 2014


Flea Market at Maggie's Magic Garden

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join Maggie's Magic Garden for a Flea Market-Fundraising event. Raindate…
Location: Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, August 28, 2014


GreenThumb Workshop: Keeping The Rats Out! Rat Prevention in Community Gardens

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This workshop will cover rat prevention in your gardens. We will walk around Isla…
Location: Isla Verde Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Friday, August 29, 2014


New Roots Community Workday

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Bronx Green-Up and New Roots Community Garden as they partner with the…
Location: New Roots Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 30, 2014


Harlem Green: 9th Annual Tour of Harlem Community Gardens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Harlem's community gardeners invite you to share the miracles of grassroots…
Location: Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sep 9

Decatur Street Garden Workshop: Build a Sifter & Learn How to Use Finished Compost

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Are you struggling to both produce and properly use finished compost?  Come learn how…
Location: Decatur Street Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, September 13, 2014


GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This annual harvest celebration honors thousands of community gardeners and greening…
Location: Green Gems (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, September 27, 2014


Essex Street Garden Workshop: Cover Crops

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come learn how to use cover crops to prepare your plot for winter.  Protect your soil…
Location: Essex Street Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Lobster Dinner Fundraiser for Imani Garden

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Please join the Imani Garden for this New England-style lobster dinner fundraiser and…
Location: Imani Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: $30 with reservation, $35 at the door; $25 vegetarian plate, $20 for children (1/2 lobster)