REGISTER NOW: NYC PARKS GREENTHUMB TO KICK OFF 38TH ANNUAL GROWTOGETHER COMMUNITY GARDEN CONFERENCE
Free weeklong virtual conference will consist of multiple gardening lectures, talks, tutorials, and more!
Part I takes place virtually February 19 – 25; Part 2 will be in-person at community gardens around the city in April 20-23 as part of Earth Week
DATES: Weeklong: February 19 – 25
TIME: Multiple times – see below
LOCATION: Virtual (REGISTER HERE)
EVENT: NYC Parks GreenThumb is proud to present the 38th annual GrowTogether Conference. This year, the conference is planned as a two-part series: virtual panels and webinars will be hosted from February 19 – 25, and hands-on workshops and activities will take place in-person April 20 – 23 in multiple community gardens. All activities are free and open to the public.
From February 19 – 25, GreenThumb will host lectures, webinars, and tutorials on flowers, gardening, and greening topics like Flowers! Urban How To, Chase Away the Blues by Growing Greens, Making Herbal-Infused Honey with Community, and more!
DETAILS: Virtual Schedule at a Glance:
Saturday, February 19
10:30 a.m. – Noon: Opening Remarks and Keynote by Michael W. Twitty
Noon – 1:30 p.m.: Plenary Panel: There for our Neighbors: Growing Community Connections in COVID
Sunday, February 20
Noon – 1:30 p.m.: How to Join a Community Garden
2 – 3 p.m.: Flowers! Urban How To
Tuesday, February 22
Noon – 1 p.m.: Bringing the Green: Crowdfunding for Community Gardens
1 – 2 p.m.: Compost Systems of All Shapes and Sizes
6 – 7 p.m.: Greening Partners Virtual Tabling
Wednesday, February 23
Noon – 1 p.m.: Growing Healthy Soils
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Best Practices for Youth Engagement
Thursday, February 24
Noon – 1 p.m.: Highs and Lows of High and Low Tunnels
1 – 1:30 p.m.: Chase Away Winter Blues by Growing Greens
6 – 7 p.m.: Tomato Heaven Part One: Starting from Seed
Friday, February 25
Noon – 1 p.m.: Herbs for Getting in Touch with the Body and Skin
- – 7 p.m.: Making Herbal-Infused Honey with Community
For a complete schedule with webinar descriptions and up-to-date information about the conference, please visit GreenThumb’s GrowTogether Conference website.