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Brooklyn Farm Crew: 5/20 Brunch and Serve at the Youth Farm

The Brooklyn Farm Crew is having its next farm day of the season! We are excited to join the Youth Farm for one of their monthly volunteer opportunities. We will volunteer from 10am-12pm, then enjoy some lunch together on the farm.

Tree Giveaway with SCA

Join Student Conservation Association and the New York Restoration Project to help ConSERVE New York City this Earth Day!
Together, they will giveaway 250 trees to NYC residents like you! Sign up to take home one of nine native tree species, including Tulip Poplar, Serviceberry, Black Tupelo, and more!

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…

The Power of Community Gardens in New York City

The New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College is partnering with the New York City Community Garden Coalition to host a breakfast seminar exploring…

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.

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.

Civic Art Lab | Sustainability + Performance

The evening will feature performances that reflect on the intersection of sustainability, community, and the arts. Sliding scale donations for drinks and performances. All donations for this evening support the performers. Artists to be announced.

High Line Honey Day

High Line is teaming up with Brooklyn Grange to bring beekeepers from all five boroughs to the High Line for honey tastings and activities for kids.

GreenThumb Workshop: Community Composting Operations – Scaling Up

Join Earth Matter/NYC Compost Project and GreenThumb as they tour the Earth Matter composting system on Governor’s Island and learn advanced composting techniques, such as forced aeration and browns recipe from fellow gardeners and compost experts.