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11th Annual Great Harlem Community Garden Tour

| August 14th, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016

9 am to 5 pm

Walk, bike, or ride throughout Harlem to visit beautiful, historic community gardens.

The tour begins at 9 am with breakfast at the J.D. Wilson Garden at 219 W 122nd Street, and ends at 5 p.m. with a traditional Harlem cook out at the William A. Harris Garden at 153rd Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. The tour will cover more than fifteen of Harlem’s incredible green gems.

For more info, visit the Project Harmony website.

Rain date: Sunday, August 28.

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2016 GreenThumb Harvest Fair

| August 10th, 2016

GreenThumb community gardeners – a harvest fair for you!

Saturday, September 17 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Diamante Garden – 307 E. 118th St. between 1st and 2nd Avenues

Bring your best harvest from your GreenThumb Community Garden to win prizes!

Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.

Join GreenThumb and fellow GreenThumb gardeners to celebrate the close of the growing season.

Activities for all ages including: GreenThumb’s second annual Fresh Chef Contest, Harvest Fair Contest, Workshops, Face Painting, Zumba, Puppet Making Workshop, Raffle Prizes, Cooking Demos, Decorate a Vegetable, First Annual Garden Recognition Award, Live Entertainment, and More!

Free Event, Rain or Shine

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Bronx Tourism Council Trolley Tour

| July 25th, 2016

AUGUST 6

Community Market & Garden

Their summer tour will feature the bounty of fresh food grown in the Bronx and available at local farmers’ markets. Padre Plaza Community Garden boasts food production, a Wednesday market and seasonal events in the garden. Brook Park, in the heart of the South Bronx is a must-see, a community hub for green growth, not just of plants but of people. The tour will stop at the South Bronx Farmers Market to allow for some shopping of farm fresh produce on the way to the final stop, La Finca del Sur Urban Farm, whose crops contribute to the community market.

Tour Guide: Sheryll Durrant, Garden Manager for Kelly Street Garden

Tickets are $30.

Click here to purchase tickets

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10th Annual Harlem Green Community Garden Tour

| August 11th, 2015

Saturday, August 29th, 2015 – 9 am to 5 pm  

The FREE tour will start at 9 am with a sumptuous breakfast at the J.D. Wilson Garden at 219 W. 122nd Street and end at 5 pm with a traditional Harlem Barbecue at the William A. Harris Garden at 153rd Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. Visitors will see 15 of Harlem’s amazing green gems lovingly tended by comitteed community gardeners.

As one gardener put it, “These are more than just gardens; they are community institutions”– offering educational programs, art, health and wellness, theatre, music and story-telling, canning, fermenting, and much more.

People are encouraged to bike or walk. However, thanks to the NYC Parks Department, a bus will be available. Event sponsors: GreenThumb and NYC Parks, Harlem Gardens, The William A. Harris Garden, the NYC Community Garden Coalition, and Project Harmony. Info: (212) 662-2878. (Rain date: Sunday, August 30th)

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BBQ in the Garden – August 8th

| July 21st, 2015

Spend an afternoon in a beautiful community garden and support the Bronx and Manhattan Land Trusts.

Meet land trust leaders. Tell garden stories.

BBQ in the Garden

Saturday, August 8th
12 noon to 6 pm

Tremont Community Garden
1981 LaFontaine Ave in the Bronx

$10 admission includes a hotdog or hamburger, side dish, and a soda or water.

All proceeds go to support these two important land trusts

See you there!

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