November Events and Workshops

 

 If you have an upcoming event you'd like us to include, please let us know at growtolearn@grownyc.org


Grow to Learn Workshop: Garden Construction Projects

Saturday, December 6th, 11am - 1:30pm

Location: 49 Chambers St. 2nd Floor, Room 227, Manhattan

Cost: Free

 

Feel handy with a drill but don’t know the difference between a rip cut and cross cut? Grow to Learn and EcoStation:NY’s skilled carpenter D. Rooney as we discuss lumber, tools, and construction considerations as well as build a storage bench ! 

 

Please RSVP

 

Schools applying for a Mini-Grant in the February 11th round will be awarded 1 bonus point towards their application’s final review score by attending this workshop.


Grow to Learn Workshop: Expansion Grants

Thursday, December 11th, 10 - 11:30am

Location: 49 Chambers St. 2nd Floor, Room 212, Manhattan

Cost: Free

 

These workshops are intended for schools that have already received one or more Mini-Grants from Grow to Learn. Through interactive activities, schools will learn the characteristics of a strong expansion Mini-Grant and tips for how to push your garden to the next level, using free resources in NYC. 

 

Please RSVP

Gardeners should be prepared to show ID and use a metal detector to enter the building.Schools applying for a Mini-Grant in the February 11th round will be awarded 5 bonus points towards their application’s final review score by attending this workshop.


NYC Compost Project Workshop: Teacher Wormshop

 

Thursday, December 11th, 6 - 8pm

Location: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355

Cost: $5/person

 

Discover the benefits of composting with a worm bin in your classroom.  This excellent hands-on and inquiry-based activity teaches students about biology, recycling, and responsibility.  Learn great facts about earthworms, how to set up a worm bin, and how to maintain the system effectively.

 

Registration is required; email compost@queensbotanical.org or call 718-539-5296. 


Grow to Learn Meet-Up: Garden Curriculum

Wednesday, December 17th, 4:30 - 6:30pm

Location: 49 Chambers St. Room 212, Manhattan

Cost: Free

 

Come exchange lesson plans and curriculum ideas with other school gardeners at Grow to Learn's Curriculum "Meet Up"! Rather than a formal presentation or workshop, this meet up will be participant-centered, so come ready to discuss your successes, challenges, and favorite topics to teach in the garden. This meet up will also include an overview of existing curriculum resources in New York City and beyond for Pre-K-12 teachers. 

 

Please RSVP

Gardeners should be prepared to show ID and use a metal detector to enter the building.


Grow to Learn Workshop: Grant Writing and Garden Design Workshop

Thursday, December 18th, 10am - 12pm

Location: 49 Chambers St. 2nd Floor, Room 212, Manhattan

Cost: Free


Is your school planning on applying for the Grow to Learn Mini-Grant this fall? Join the Grow to Learn team to learn how to write a successful grant application and stay for the Garden Planning workshop to create your optimal garden vision.

Please RSVP 

Gardeners should be prepared to show ID and use a metal detector to enter the building.Schools applying for a Mini-Grant in the February 11th round will be awarded 1 bonus point towards their application’s final review score by attending this workshop.