April Events and Workshops

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


Compost Made Easy

Saturday, April 19th 12:00pm-1:30pm 

This workshop starts with a one-hour session covering the essentials of outdoor composting, from choosing your bin to harvesting and using your finished product. In the second portion, we'll apply the workshop tips and techniques by helping the host community garden recycle their garden trimmings into compost. No prior experience is necessary.

Location: Leave It Better Kids' Garden, 1970 Grand Ave, off West Tremont Ave, Bronx

Cost:free

Registration/RSVP: RSVP


MillionTreesNYC Giveaway with NYRP, NYC Parks, and PlaNYC

Wednesday, April 26th 12:30pm-2:30pm 

Bronx Green-Up and River Garden will host this spring's tree giveaway. Be part of the city's effort to plant one million trees in NYC. Trees are available for adoption, to be planted on private properties or in your community garden (no parks or other public land)

Location:River Garden, corner of East 180th St and Devoe, Bronx

Cost: free

Registration/RSVP: RSVP 


 
Saturday, April 26th 12:30pm-2:30pm 

Learn the basics of composting garden and food waste to make the soil in your garden burst with healthy fruits and vegetables, and join us as we begin construction of a 3-Bin Compost System. Grow to Learn registered schools only may request soil, compost, and lumber for Fall delivery.

 Location:Abraham Lincoln High School, 2800 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn

 Cost: free

Registration/RSVP: RSVP


New York Restoration Project Tree Giveaway

Sunday, April 27th 12:00pm-2:00pm 

Pick up your free tree! In partnership with local community organizations, NYRP is giving away trees throughout NYC this spring. For more information, and for other giveaway dates and locations, visit NYRP's website.

Cost:free

 Location:Urban Garden Center, Park Avenue and 116th Street, Manhattan

Registration/RSVP: RSVP
 

Grow to Learn School Garden Plants Start Giveaway 

Wednesday, April 30th 4:00pm-6:30pm 

Grow to Learn registered schools only may pick up 2 flats each of mixed vegetable, herb, and flower starts. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

Location: Hattie Carthan Community Garden, 654 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn(Corner of Marcy Avenue & Clifton Place)

Cost:free

Registration/RSVP: RSVP