GreenThumb has announced a date for their 2016 GrowTogether conference – March 16th.
Join over a thousand community gardeners and greening professionals from all over New York City for a day of learning, sharing, networking, and greening inspiration. This year’s conference features exciting new workshops and returning favorites, including many hands-on and youth-focused workshops, for gardeners of all ages.
For more info and registration info, click HERE.
The NYC Community Garden Coalition has created an on-line petition asking the mayor to remove community gardens on HPD land from an HPD development list and transfer them to the Parks Department. It has been almost a year since the list came out – it is time to make sure our calls are heard (again) to preserve these precious green spaces.
Sign the petition HERE.
Through Neighborhood Grants, Citizens Committee awards micro-grants of up to $3,000 to resident-led groups to work on community and school projects throughout the city. They prioritize groups based in low income neighborhoods and Title I public schools.
Recent awards have enabled neighbors to come together to make healthy food available in their communities, transform empty lots into community gardens, organize tenants to advocate for better housing conditions, and start school recycling drives.
For more info and an application click HERE. Applications are due January 25, 2016.
Monday, October 26th – 6 pm to 9 pm
Bryant Park Grill, 25 W 40th Street in Manhattan
A delightful selection of appetizers will be served with an open bar.
Please join us to celebrate another colorful, bountiful growing season. Raise a glass to the amazing work of New York City’s community gardeners. Support Green Guerillas programs.
Buy early bird tickets by October 5th and receive a set of colorful GGs notecards as a gift!
Tickets: $100, $150, $250, $500, $1000
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
The 2015 market season is in full swing at the Youth Farm.
Load up on fresh, locally grown produce at an amazing youth-powered farmers market every Wednesday from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm through October 28th. The market is located right on the Youth Farm at 600 Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
For more info CLICK HERE