Harlem Green Community Garden Tour
Saturday, August 31st, 10 AM to 5 PM
Join Harlem’s community gardeners on a free uptown tour of some of NYC’s most beautiful, historic community gardens.
The tour starts at 10 AM with breakfast at the JD Wilson Memorial Garden at 219 West 122nd Street (AC Powell & Frederick Douglass Blvds) and ends with a traditional Harlem BBQ at the William A. Harris community garden.
The Parks Department will provide a shuttle bus for those who cannot walk or bike the tour.
Raindate: September 1st
Thursday, August 22nd @ The Museum of the Moving Image, Queens
Join us as we enjoy award-winning documentary films that celebrate the soil we cultivate, the air we breathe, the food we eat — and the people who fight for Mother Earth.
Film screenings will run from 6-9, culminating with a Skype Q&A session with Symphony of the Soil director/producer Deborah Koons Garcia.
Doors open at 4pm. Come early for the GG Eco-Fest from 4-6, featuring presentations from leaders and innovators in the NYC urban agriculture and nonprofit worlds, as well as free snacks and refreshments!
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers Market is open for business and profiled in the Village Voice’s Fork in the Road blog. Click Here to check it out.
GreenThumb Summer Festival
This Saturday, July 13th join us at the GreenThumb Summer Festival in Harlem. The day will celebrate community gardens throughout New York City and feature food, fun, and activities for kids from 10 am to 4 pm at the Adam Clayton Powell office Building at 163 West 125th Street. Click here for more info.
Symphony of the Soil, a exciting new documentary exploring the complexity and mystery of soil, will be premiering in New York City at the IFC Center on Thursday July 11th at 6:30pm.
There will be Q and A with Deborah Koons Garcia, Producer/Director; Dr. Ignacio Chapela, Microbial Ecologist UC Berkeley; Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Scientist Consumers Union.