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GreenThumb Summer Fest

| July 9th, 2013

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.


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Symphony of the Soil NYC Premiere

| June 25th, 2013

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.

Limited seating, so buy tickets in advance! Tickets are available online through the IFC Center website, and you can view the trailer here.

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Plants for People 2013

| June 13th, 2013


Our Spring giveaways got thousands of organic vegetable seedlings, seeds, and flowers into the hands of dozens of community garden groups in the East Village, the Bronx, and central Brooklyn. More details to come on the harvest!

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Church, Synagogue Gardens Tend the Soil and the Soul With Community Gardening

| May 20th, 2013

Interesting piece from Huffington Post


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Celebrate 40 Years of Community Gardening on Houston Street

| April 28th, 2013


Join the Liz Christy gardeners and Green Guerillas to celebrate 40 years of community gardening on Houston Street.

Spend an afternoon in a glorious community garden.

Hat Party
Saturday, May 18th – 2 pm to 5 pm
Liz Christy Bowery Houston Community Garden
Bowery & Houston Streets

Wear your funkiest, most colorful, most historic hat. Win a prize – judging at 3:30 pm.

Refreshments will be served.

Free, but please RSVP: or 646-405-4821.

Raindate – May 19th

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