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March 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Come celebrate the official kick-off of the community gardening season in New York City at the 35th Annual GrowTogether Conference on Saturday, March 30th. Hosted by NYC Parks GreenThumb, the day will be packed with workshops on garden related topics including food systems education, kids’ activities, vegetable growing techniques, and community garden design for the present and future.
This year’s GrowTogether Conference will feature a keynote address by Onika Abraham – the director of Farm School NYC, which offers adults comprehensive, professional training in sustainable agriculture that is grounded in social and food justice.
This event will be free this year, but lunch will not be provided with the free ticket. However, you can purchase a bagged lunch from CUNY’s caterer in advance and pick it up on site. Lunch will not be sold on the day of the event. Lunch includes a sandwich, salad, cookie and water. Vegan lunches will be available. Lunch: $10 for adults; $7.50 for children.
For more details and to register online for this year’s GrowTogether Conference, click: www.greenthumbnyc.org