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 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. 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.


Greenthumb Workshop: Wreath Making

Thursday, December 17th, 4 - 6pm

Location: Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Cost: Free

 

Learn how to create your own nautral holiday wreath for indoors or outdoors. Supplies will be provided along with nautral pine cones and ribbons. Bring your favorite decorations to add as well. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring along kids and family members. Making wreaths is a fun craft idea for winter decorating and can be a great community garden activity or garden fundraising event. 

 

Please RSVP


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.


Grow to Learn Workshop: Expansion Grants

Thursday, January 8th, 4:30 - 6pm

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

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.


Grow to Learn Workshop: Permaculture

Saturday, January 10th, 1 - 3pm

Location: Old Stone House, Brooklyn.

Cost: Free

 

Interested in permaculture, companion planting, spiral gardeds and the like, but don’t know where to start? Join Claudia Joseph, founder and Director of the NY Permaculture Exchange, to discuss permaculture principles and design, look at examples of permaculture gardens, and explore applications of permaculture in school gardens.

 

Please RSVP

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


Grow to Learn Meet-Up: Garden Classroom Mangement

Wednesday, January 14th, 4:30-6:30pm

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

Cost: Free

 

Ever been curious about how other teachers maintain classroom order when outdoors in the garden? Come to Grow to Learn's Garden Classroom Management "Meet Up" and learn from your peers about what has worked and what to avoid. We'll bypass a formal presentation and jump straight to the story-sharing, best practices, and where to find resources in the city to help make your outdoor classroom as productive as your indoor!

 

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.


Grow to Learn Workshop: Grant Writing and Garden Design Workshop

Thursday, January 15th, 4:30 - 6:30pm

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.