GreenThumb Events & Workshops
GreenThumb's 34th Annual GrowTogether Conference
Saturday, March 31, 2018
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary, where we’ll be “Honoring Our Roots” and kicking-off the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with workshops and kids’ activities.
Special Keynote Speaker:
We are thrilled to announce that this year's GrowTogether Conference will feature a keynote address by Karen Washington - an advocate for community gardens and food justice, a member of La Familia Verde Community Garden Coalition, a farmer at Rise and Root Farm, and the co-founder of the Black Urban Growers (BUGS).
- Floods, Bugs, and Dog Days: Gardening in the Age of Climate Change
- Growing Healing Spaces in Community Gardens with Medicinal Plants
- Garden Legends: Get into the Weeds with the Community Gardeners who helped Shape the Movement
- Seed Keeping: Storytelling and the Importance of Saving Seeds
More than 50 Workshops On:
- Cultivating Community Engagement
- Financial and Political Support
- Food Justice
- Gardening and Horticulture
- Health and Well-Being
- Making Things with Plants and Herbs
- Specialized Workshops for Teachers and Garden Educators
Don't miss out on this special day, get your tickets today!
Register for $5 tickets and download the mail in registration form at the links below.
The first 500 people to purchase a ticket in advance will receive a special 40th anniversary gift!
Tickets at the door on the day of the conference will be $10.
Borough of Manhattan Community College
199 Chambers St New York, NY 10007, Manhattan
Directions to this location
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