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GrowTogether Keynote Speakers

GreenThumb is excited to announce our 2017 GrowTogether Conference keynote speakers will be Tony Hillery and Kadiatou Ba.  Tony Hillery Bio Tony Hillery is the Founder and Executive Director of Harlem Grown. Tony founded Harlem Grown to address the health and academic challenges facing public elementary school students in Harlem. In 2011, Tony began volunteering with a local elementary school and was…

 

Community Board Applications for the 2017 - 2019 Term

As hand-on volunteers with deep community ties, GreenThumb gardeners are great candidates to serve on boards, which play an important advisory role on neighborhood issues including land use, city budgets, local service provision, and other community issues.    Community boards are consulted when new gardens are begun, and they identify funding priorities in neighborhoods every year during the City budget process.…

 

Volunteer at GrowTogether

GreenThumb’s annual GrowTogether Conference is fast approaching and we are seeking volunteers for the day! Come celebrate the official kick-off of the community gardening season in New York City. The day will be packed with more than 30 workshops on garden-related topics including food systems, education, vegetable growing techniques, and garden design for the present and future. The conference will also include kids’…

 

GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference 2017

33rd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference "Sustaining Garden Legacies" March 25, 2017 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Hostos Community College 450 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10451 Come celebrate the official kick-off of the community gardening season in New York City. The day will be packed with 30+ workshops on garden related topics including: food systems…

 

Partnerships for Parks - Capacity Fund Grants

Partnerships for Parks makes small grants of up to $5,000 to strengthen the outreach, membership, and program-planning capacity of community groups who care for their neighborhood parks in all five boroughs of New York City. This initiative is made possible by City Parks Foundation thanks to the Parks Equity Initiative of the New York City Council under the leadership of Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. DEADLINES…

 

Alcorn State University: Research on African American Farmers

The Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center , which is located at  Alcorn State University, is a national center that was created to assist socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and to improve their success. They are conducting a research study on the participation of African American farmers in programs, which are sponsored by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs.…

 
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