GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

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.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep27

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
Sep27

GreenThumb Workshop: Canning & Preserving the Harvest

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn to preserve your harvest! This workshop…
Location: Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Sep27

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)
Sep27

Rockwell Place Community Garden - "Just Sayin" Art Installation

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
 "Just Sayin" is an art installation of signage on the Garden Fence,…
Location: Bkln Bears Rockwell Pl Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Oct 1

GreenThumb Workshop: Building a Compost Bench

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to construct a garden compost bench and the basics of composting food waste to…
Location: Garden of Life and Health, Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Building a Compost Bench

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn how to construct a garden compost bench and the basics of composting food waste to…
Location: George Eagle Carr Community Garden (in ), Queens
Cost: Free
Oct 4

Shadow Puppet Show with Midnight Radio

7:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a magical evening of shadow, light, and fairy tale. Midnight Radio Show invites you…
Location: Heckscher Children’s Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Oct 8

Wild Apple Forests of Kazakhstan: Lessons for a Sustainable Agriculture

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come to an illustrated lecture from Dr. Gennaro Fazio, USDA/Cornell, and Ethan Roland…
Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct11

NYC Compost Project: Compost 101

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to make compost? Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by Snug Harbor…
Location: West Brighton Community Garden, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Monday, October 13, 2014

Oct13

Workshop: Winterizing your Garden

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn basic gardening tips on prepping your garden for the winter: composting,…
Location: Chestnut Street Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Oct15

GreenThumb Workshop: Building a Rainwater Harvesting System

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rainwater harvesting is the practice of catching and holding rain for later use. Since…
Location: William B. Washington Memorial Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Monday, October 20, 2014

Oct20

UCC Youth Farm Workshop: Garlic Tips

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This workshop will provide tips on garlic planting, growing and harvesting.    
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Oct23

GreenThumb Workshop: How to Care for Your Roses

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join GreenThumb in collaboration with New York Botanical Garden as…
Location: Garden of Life and Health, Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

Honey Tasting and Honey Harvest Demonstration

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about our special local honey and all about how it's made.  Taste honey…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

Fourth Annual Perennial Plant Swap

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join the Jerry & the Senior Gents Garden for their Fourth Annual Perennial Plant…
Location: Jerry And The Senior Gents (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nov13

UCC Youth Farm Workshop: How to Make Natural Lip Balm

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
 Make natural lip balms with local wax from Gemma's Brooklyn bees. RSVP required…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free