Apply to the HSPS Youth Farm’s 2014 Urban Farming Apprenticeship Program
Click here for more info – applications due February 1st.
The program offers adults the chance to experience what it takes to farm and explore a career in organic agriculture through hands-on training on a 1 acre diversified farm. As an apprentice, you will gain many valuable growing skills necessary for cultivating a wide variety of vegetables and flowers appropriate to our region. Through this intensive 20 hour per week commitment, you will gain the experience of nurturing crops and soil on a day to day basis and gain a sense of the physical and mental energy required to run a small farming operation.
The US EPA has awarded GGs a grant to work with Bedford-Stuyvesant’s community gardeners and youth.
Click Here for more details.
Join us on October 21st as we celebrate another bountiful growing season, salute the work of NYC’s community gardeners, and mark our 40th anniversary!
Many thanks to the 125 people who joined Green Guerillas and a diverse group of Western Queens youth at our 2013 Film Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. Everyone enjoyed food, films, and conversation.
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