Events


Compost Education Session
Jul
23
5:00pm 5:00pm

Compost Education Session

Patchen Community Square will be hosting a compost education session on July 23nd at 5pm that will last 15-20 minutes long talking about compost, how our bins are used, and a quick demo of how to deposit veggie scraps into the pile. 

Our compost system is open to members-only, so if you would like to compost with us, become a member

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Compost Education Sessions
Jul
22
1:00pm 1:00pm

Compost Education Sessions

Patchen Community Square will be hosting two compost education sessions on July 22nd at 1pm and 3pm that will last 15-20 minutes long talking about compost, how our bins are used, and a quick demo of how to deposit veggie scraps into the pile. 

Our compost system is open to members-only, so if you would like to compost with us, become a member

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Brick Laying Workshop
May
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brick Laying Workshop

"Brick Laying: Making Creative Structures from your Existing Rubble" workshop 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

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

GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference 2017

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

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Compost and Soil Delivery
Mar
18
to Mar 19

Compost and Soil Delivery

  • Patchen Community Square (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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March Garden Meeting
Mar
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

March Garden Meeting

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.

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