GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Dec12

Grant-writing 101

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
During this workshop and info session, we will demystify the grant-writing process by…
Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free
Dec12

Workshop: Grant Writing 101

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
During this workshop and info-session, we will demystify the grant-writing process by…
Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Dec16

Hydroponic Garden Tour

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Thinking about trying to start growing plants in water? This is the tour for you! We will…
Location: Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Jan11

Grant Writing 101

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
During this workshop and info session, we will demystify the grant-writing process by…
Location: ARROW Field House, Queens This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Jan13

Organizing for Garden Success: Group Structure (Part 1 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, January 18, 2018

Jan18

People Power Within NYC Local Government

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the roles and responsibilities of key city government departments and officials…
Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Jan30

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: Snug Harbor, Staten Island
Cost: Free
Jan30

Crop Planning 101 (NYC Compost Project)

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

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Feb10

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

Feb15

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

Feb17

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

Feb24

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