GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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

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

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

10th Anniversary Harlem Green Tour

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Harlem's community gardeners will invite the public to share in the 10th anniversary…
Location: Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free
Aug29

Community Work Day at MHBA Living Laboratory Garden

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come ready to get your hands dirty and help Mott Hall Bridges Academy Living…
Location: MHBA Living Laboratory Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug29

GreenThumb Workshop: Cover Crops

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Cover crops are grown to replenish the soil and prevent erosion. Plant a fall cover crop to…
Location: Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Monday, August 31, 2015

Aug31

Capacity Fund Grant Conference Call and Individual Consultations

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Partnerships for Parks (PfP) makes small grants of up to $5,000 to strengthen the outreach,…
Location: Partnerships for Parks Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups…
Location: Ranaqua: Bronx Parks Headquarters, Bronx
Cost: Free

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

South Brooklyn Children's Garden: Friday Playdate

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This is a free activity, where the garden is open for small kids (ages 18 months…
Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Bronx Harvest Festival 2015 - Rainbow Garden of Life and Health

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please join Bronx Green-Up as they celebrate the efforts of community gardeners…
Location: Garden of Life and Health, Bronx
Cost: Free
Sep 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Canning & Preserving the Harvest

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn how to preserve your harvest! Please join…
Location: Garden of Life and Health, Bronx
Cost: Free

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep11

GreenThumb Workshop: Sign Making

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kids and adults are invited to this workshop to paint signs that will help tell the…
Location: New Vision Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep12

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and…
Location: Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Sep24

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups…
Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sep25

LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Opening night festivities with music, dance, and food will be held for the 4th…
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep26

Breukelen Country Fair

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse for this annual festival celebrating the harvest…
Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep27

LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens

12:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night festivities with music, dance, and food will be held for the 4th…
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Oct 7

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups…
Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island
Cost: Free

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct18

Pumpkin Patch

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come visit us at the Joe Holzka community garden. Enjoy pumpkins while supplies last, and…
Location: Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island
Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Oct21

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups…
Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens
Cost: Free

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

GreenThumb Workshop: Canning & Preserving the Harvest

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn how to preserve your harvest! Please…
Location: Mission Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Nov21

Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Shop for fresh, locally-grown produce, stone fruits, vegetables, herbs, Hattie Carthan…
Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free