August Events and Workshops


 If you have an upcoming event you'd like us to include, please let us know at

City Chicken Institute BX: Intro to Chicken Keeping

Wednesday, August 27th, 5:30 - 7:15pm 

Location: Paradise on Earth, 1106 Fox Street, Bronx

Cost: Free

Join a Just food and Bronx Chicks and learn about the health and wellness benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting.



Keeping the Rats Out! Rat Prevention in Community Gardens

Thursday, August 28th, 5:30 - 7pm

Location: Isla Verde Garden, 625 Wales Ave. between Wales and E. 151st St., Bronx

Cost: Free

This workshop will cover rat prevention in your gardens. We will walk around El Jardin Del Paraiso and discuss how to recognize signs of rat activity and ways to discourage rats from establishing burrow systems in your garden. 

Registered School Gardens will be able to receive rat-resistant garbage cans


How Does Your Garden Grow? Workshop Series: Compost Production

Saturday, August 30th, 10 - 11:30am

Location: Davidson Avenue Garden, 2387 Davidson Avenue., Bronx

Cost: Free

Youth gardeners at Davidson Avenue Garden will show you how to measure and track how much compost a site produces. We will also cover how to track data on your harvest. Know how much you grow! 

Attend one or more of these workshops and receive a record-keeping toolkit, courtesy of the Design Trust for Public Space.
Registration Required Please e-mail or call 718-817-8026