10 am to 5 pm, free!
Harlem’s community gardeners invite you to tour beautiful, historic community gardens.
Th e tour swill start at 10 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 lush oases with verdant flora and fauna, rainwater harvesting systems, solar pond aeration and lighting, vertical gardening, bee hives, gazebos, established fruit trees, abundant herbs, vegetables, extensive composting systems, and more.
Attendees are encouraged to bicycle or walk the tour. However, thanks to the NYC Parks Department, a bus will be available. Sponsors for the event include GreenThumb and NYC Parks, Harlem Gardens, The William A. Harris Garden, the NYC Community Garden Coalition, and Project Harmony.
Rain date: August 31st
Info: (212) 662-2878
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 29th. The market is located right on the Youth Farm at 600 Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
For more info CLICK HERE
Saturday, June 21st – Enjoy a joint celebration of Make Music New York and the Hamilton Heights-Sugar Hill Cultural Festival at Hope Steven Garden on W. 142nd Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Hamilton Place.
Make Music New York – musical performances from 2 pm to 8 pm
Hamilton Heights-Sugar Hill Cultural Festival – a celebration of art, dance, music and community from 11 am to 5 pm.
Get Crown Heights-grown vegetables and flowers for your dinner table all season long.
CSA shares are available from the amazing Youth Farm. Sign up now!
CLICK HERE for more info.
Shares are going fast!
Email Liz Dowd – email@example.com – to make sure shares are still available.
Support your (very) local farmers!
Interested in supporting community gardeners and pitching in at urban agriculture projects and community farmers markets in NYC? Engage in a summer of service with Green Guerillas! This position will focus on helping community and urban school gardens in central Brooklyn grow more food and engage their communities, especially youth.
This full-time opportunity will run from May 27th through August 5th. The summer associate will receive a monthly stipend of $1276 and receive an education award upon successful completion of the term of service.
For more information, and how to apply, please click here.