GreenThumb

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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 - Networking Form

Exciting News! – March 25th, 2017 will be the 33rd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference! Your participation at this event has been, and will continue to be, an integral part of this conference’s success. This year's theme is "Sustaining Garden Legacy"! We are happy to share this opportunity to network and connect with community gardeners around the issues of urban agriculture, food justice,…

 

GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference 2017

GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference March 25, 2017 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. 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 education, kids’ activities, vegetable growing techniques, and designing your community garden for the present and future. Please get your tickets…

 

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…

 

Borough President Capital Grant Funding

Borough President Capital Grant Funding applications are available. Every year the Borough President's provide funding in support of various important capital projects throughout the city. This funding is available to city agencies, nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions, and public schools for projects serving New York City purposes. Please follow the links below for your respective borough.  …

 

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.…

 

GreenThumb Youth Leadership Council 2017

GreenThumb is launching its third year of the Youth Leadership Council. The (YLC) is a free program designed for high school youth 14-21 years old and college students to volunteer in a GreenThumb community garden located throughout the five boroughs. The program will take place during the spring/summer of 2017. The YLC is a great way to give back to the community, earn community service hours, make friends, learn new skills,…

 
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