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GreenThumb Summer Festival

Please join GreenThumb as we celebrate and recognize community volunteer gardeners throughout New York City at our annual Summer Festival. This event will feature live music and dance, gardening workshops, children activities, food demonstrations, prizes and much more.  Come meet GreenThumb’s many partner organizations and learn about the resources we offer to help New Yorkers grow successful urban gardens. Workshops…

 

Seeds of Change Grants for Community Gardens!

Seeds of Change is AWARDING TWO (2) $20,000 GRANTS AND FIFTEEN (15) $10,000 GRANTS. SUBMIT AN ENTRY ON BEHALF OF YOUR ORGANIZATION! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- At Seeds of Change®, we’re committed to helping you create a healthier, more sustainable community.That’s why we’re awarding $190,000 in grants to support sustainable,…

 

Exciting Grants for Gardens!!

There are many exciting new grant opportunities for our gardeners in 2014.  Please use the links below to apply. Love Your Block Grants  …

 

Community Garden Mapping Update

   Since 1999 GrowNYC has worked with GreenThumb to update the database of community gardens on OASIS. The last update was in 2010. In order to do this we ask that you complete the online questionnaire below. Your garden is extraordinarily important to the city's environment, beauty, and to its people, communities and schools. We will use the information you provide us to update the community garden layer on OASIS to…

 

Chickens Come to Roost in Brook Park

A chicken coop has arrived in Brook Park and residents like 56-year-old Danny Cruz say they aren’t quite sure what to make of these new, clucking neighbors.... For full article go to: http://motthavenherald.com/2011/10/04/chickens-come-to-roost-in-brook-park-2/