Tag Archives: Urban Farming

23rd Aug 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Hudson Yards' Down to Earth Farmers Market
Market open Thursdays, 10:00AM – 6:00PM, 05/10 – 11/15 New York, NY Hudson Boulevard Park (Map it ») Market Host: Hudson Yards/Hell’s Kitchen Alliance Founding Year: 2017 Upcoming Market Events Seasonal Tasting – Berry 7/12, 10am – 6pm Seasonal Tasting – Tomato 8/16, 10am – 6pm    
by Bridget Scanlon
20th Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Microbes and Fungi: The Life of the Soil Party
Get to know the soil in your garden. If we take care of the soil, the soil will take care of our plants and crops. Meet the microbes and other members of the soil food web who recycle nutrients and share best practices for soil care. Pre-registration required at greenthumbnyc.org or 212-602-5300.
by Truly Johnson
29th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Forest Crew
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis. Priority registration will always be given to regular and repeat volunteers if attendance approaches program capacity. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green collar field […]
by Sophie Freedman
21st Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toed shoes ,and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Registration requested. This event takes place on the first Wednesdays of the month, from 1:00 […]
by Truly Johnson
22nd Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Ben's Secret, Spicy, Salsa Workshop!
You knew he made hot sauce but did you know he was a master of salsa? Until now he’s kept his salsa skills a secret, only gracing the lucky few with some of the best batches of salsa Brooklyn has ever seen. Ben Flanner, president of Brooklyn Grange, knows a thing or two about heat and […]
by chad
8th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing Green Roofs and Rooftop Farms
Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! Whether you’re responding to an affordable housing RFP, or designing a high-end luxury hotel or condo building, you are likely to be integrating green roofs and or edible plantings into your design. This course will provide you with an in-depth […]
by Michael Raineri
22nd Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing Green Roofs and Rooftop Farms
Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! Whether you’re responding to an affordable housing RFP, or designing a high-end luxury hotel or condo building, you are likely to be integrating green roofs and or edible plantings into your design. This course will provide you with an in-depth […]
by Michael Raineri
18th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Dune Planting
Come join the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance for a community volunteer day culminating in a celebration of the land and water. For this dune planting we will be restoring native plants to create a natural protective buffer of dunes along the East End of the Rockaways. Adults and kids alike are welcome to participate in this […]
by Marlyn Marrero
8th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Modeling an Urban Agriculture Business
Anastasia Cole Plakias, a Co-Founder of Brooklyn Grange, will walk participants through the different contemporary models of urban agricultural businesses, with a focus on New York City, and present a framework for thinking creatively about opportunities for farming in cities. Taking place in Brooklyn Grange’s indoor workshop space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Anastasia will […]
by Michael Raineri
22nd Dec 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Fall Soil Health Workshop
Autumn is here and it’s time to put the garden to sleep for the season. Join QBG Farm staff to learn how to care for your soil during fall and winter. We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, mulch, and compost application.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
29th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Outdoors! An Environmental Education Expo
The NYC Outdoors! Expo is public event showcasing environmental education resources in New York City. Who should attend? Participants will meet more than 40 environmental education organizations
by Lilas Randrianarivony
11th-13th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
SWALE: A floating edible forest docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Swale, a floating food forest built on a 130-foot by 40-foot barge made from repurposed shipping containers by artist Mary Matting, will be docked for just a few short days (until November 13th) at Brooklyn Bridge Park‘s Pier 6. Mary Mattingly welcomes New Yorkers to come aboard and sample the various foods growing in her food forest […]
by Michael Raineri
24th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Food Day: Campus Sustainability Month at The New School
Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. On October 24th meet some of the farmers, producers, and distributors whose foods are used in new School Dining. Swing by the Food Partners’ Fair to meet them one on one — and maybe try some samples! Then stick around for the round […]
by Lilas Randrianarivony
19th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Urban Food Policy Forum: Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City
Urban agriculture is increasingly considered an important part of creating just and sustainable cities. Yet the benefits that many people attribute to urban agriculture—fresh food, green space, educational opportunities—can mask structural inequities, thereby making political transformation harder to achieve.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
1st Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Urban Sustainability Day!
Get your “hands dirty” and join us outdoors at the East Side Outside Garden with Common Ground Compost to prepare the urban garden for the fall and to learn about their business’ environmental sustainability based model.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
17th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Farm Fresh Festival for Kids
Bring the whole family to the Farm Fresh Festival and spend the day in South Street Seaport meeting farmers and animals, learning about growing and harvesting food, listening to music, eating locally grown food, and so much more!
by Alex Reice
19th Aug 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Art on the High Line: Wanderlust
Wanderlust is a group exhibition that explores the themes of walking, journeys, and pilgrimages. Inspired by the High Line as an ambulatory space experienced most naturally in motion, Wanderlust extends the tradition of Conceptual art wherein the act of walking served as an inspiration for many artists who explored life both in the urban context and […]
by Marlyn Marrero
28th Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Civic Art Lab | Opening Event & Art Exhibition: "Sustainability Through the Global Lens"
Please join us for the Civic Art Lab 2016 opening event and an evening featuring talks by artists/sustainability professionals Grace Johnson and Chloe Holden.
by Lilas Randrianarivony