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32nd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

You are invited on March 19th to join thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals from all over New York City for a day of learning, sharing, networking and greening inspiration at the 32nd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether! This year’s conference features favorite workshops from past years, as well as exciting new ones, including many hands on workshops for that go beyond basic gardening.  …

 

GreenThumb Urban Gardener Profile

We’re pleased to announce the first ever GreenThumb Urban Gardener Profile is up on our Tumblr blog. Congratulations to Nando Rodriquez from Frank White Memorial Garden for being our first gardener profiled. You can find the interview here . If you’d like to have your story profiled please fill out our Urban Gardener Profile form and we will be in touch with you - Urban Gardener Profile . We look forward to highlighting…

 

GreenThumb Youth Leadership Council 2016

The GreenThumb Youth Leadership Council is an opportunity for 150 high school aged youth and 20 college students to volunteer at a community garden in New York City. High school aged youth will have the opportunity to learn first hand from community gardeners, how to maintain and grow a healthy garden. College students will have the opportunity to take a volunteer management training course with gardeners and work alongside high…

 

NYC Master Composter Certificate Course

Bronx Master Composter Certificate Program, applications due February 20 8 Tuesdays, March 29–May 17, 6–9 p.m.; 2 Saturdays in April, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (TBD) New York Botanical Garden • Watson Education Building This comprehensive train-the-trainer course is designed to promote the practice of composting in homes, schools, and community gardens in the Bronx. The program is held at The New…

 

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/