Events

May Garden Meeting
May
3
7:00 pm19:00

May Garden Meeting

  • patchen community square

May Garden Meeting in the garden! Back up in case of rain will be Grandchamps at 197 Patchen Ave, on corner of Halsey and Patchen Ave

Brick Laying: Making Creative Structures from your Existing Rubble
May
17
5:30 pm17:30

Brick Laying: Making Creative Structures from your Existing Rubble

Hosted by GreenThumb with Eric Thomann, (GreenThumb’s new Outreach Coordinator and gardener at Backyard Garden in Brooklyn!)

The workshop will cover creative uses of existing garden rubble, ie: used full-bricks and half-bricks, stones, concrete chunks, broken tiles, metal scraps, and gravel.

More details on GreenThumb's website here


Spring Planting!
Apr
22
11:00 am11:00

Spring Planting!

  • patchen community square

Join us in planting cool weather crops (greens, radish, beets, peas) in the community beds and moving plant refugees from the fence to permenet locations in the garden. All are welcome

ASCE Volunteers
Mar
25
9:00 am09:00

ASCE Volunteers

  • Patchen Community Square

ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineering) volunteers to help get some stuff built and cleaned up!

GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference 2017
Mar
25
8:00 am08:00

GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference 2017

  • Hostos Community College

Come celebrate the official kick-off of the community gardening season in New York City. The day will be packed with 30+ workshops on garden related topics including: food systems education, kids’ activities, vegetable growing techniques, and designing your community garden for the present and future. The conference will also include a panel discussion on ways to sustain your garden legacy. This year’s keynote speaker is Tony Hillary and is the Founder and Executive Director of Harlem Grown. Tony founded Harlem Grown to address the health and academic challenges facing public elementary school students in Harlem. Our youth speaker is Kadiatou Ba and has been a youth participant at Harlem Grown since its inception 5 years ago.

Online pre-registration for $5

More details here

Compost and Soil Delivery
Mar
18
Mar 19

Compost and Soil Delivery

  • Patchen Community Square

GreenThumb will be delivering 7 cubic yards of soil and compost for the garden. We will need all the help we can get moving the soil from the sidewalk into the garden since our gate isn't wide enough for unloading directly in the garden. We only have 24 hours to move it.

March Garden Meeting
Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

March Garden Meeting

  • L' Antagoniste

Basement of L' Antagoniste restaurant located at 238 Malcolm X Blvd on the corner of Hancock Street.

We will be discussing this years plans and organization including membership, dues, lock and keys (we're replacing our broken lock), and organizing ourselves around garden tasks.