NYC PARKS GREENTHUMB TO KICK OFF 38TH ANNUAL GROWTOGETHER COMMUNITY GARDEN CONFERENCE

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

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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.

NYC PARKS GREENTHUMB TO KICK OFF 38TH ANNUAL GROWTOGETHER COMMUNITY GARDEN CONFERENCE
NYC PARKS GREENTHUMB TO KICK OFF 38TH ANNUAL GROWTOGETHER COMMUNITY GARDEN CONFERENCE

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

  1.             – 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.