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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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jul30

GreenThumb Workshop: Beekeeping 101

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join Gemma Garcia and GreenThumb for this basic beekeeping workshop. …
Location: St. John Cantius Parish (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Friday, August 1, 2014

Aug 1

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 2, 2014

Aug 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Fall Planting and Season Extension

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Do you want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables?  If you’ve ever seen your…
Location: Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug 4

Farm School NYC Benefit Play: This Will All Be Yours

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Please enjoy this play, in which the past and the future collide on one family’s…
Location: Barrow Group Theatre, Manhattan
Cost: Tickets are sliding scale, $25 - $50 suggested. $10 Farm School NYC Students All sales support Farm School NYC, an urban agriculture training program.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Maintaining the Garden Perimeter

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We will learn how to make our own simple and inexpensive dog waste bag dispensers to hang…
Location: Umoja Garden (Garden Beautiful), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug14

GreenThumb Workshop: Build a Garden Birdhouse

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Want to bring more winged wildlife into your garden?  A great way to attract birds is…
Location: College Avenue Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug15

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 16, 2014

Aug16

GreenThumb Workshop: Seed Savers Harvesting and Processing Basics

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Interested in saving seeds? Planning to start a seed library? Bronx Green-Up, NYC…
Location: River Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free
Aug16

Jazz in the Garden

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Harlem Week! At this Harlem celebration, families can take in a live band…
Location: Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug20

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 El Jardin Del…
Location: El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug28

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

Aug29

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, September 27, 2014

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)