January 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: Grow to Learn Expansion Grant

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

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

Cost: Free

 

This workshop is 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 gardens and the like, but don’t know where to start? Join Claudia Joseph, founder and Director of the NY Permaculture Exchange, at the historic Old Stone House 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 Management

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

Location: 49 Chambers St. 2nd Floor, Room 1225A, 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.


Grow to Learn Workshop: Grow to Learn Expansion Grant

Wednesday, January 21st, 4:30 - 6pm

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

Cost: Free

 

This workshop is 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.

 


Grow to Learn Workshop: Cooking with Kids

Thursday, January 22nd, 4:30-6:30pm

Location: New Settlement Community Center, 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY 10452

Cost: Free

Join chefs from School Food's Garden to Cafe Program as they discuss tips, tools, and techniques for preparing food from your garden with students. You'll learn how to harvest and store garden produce until use, review equipment and guidelines for using kitchen tools with kids, and learn what equipment to stock in your garden kitchen.  You’ll participate in delicious, hands-on cooking demos with seasonal produce from Garden to Café recipes – and get to sample the fruits of your labor, too!

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: Grant Writing and Garden Design Workshop

Tuesday, January 27th, 10am - 12pm Rescheduled for Friday, January 30, 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 Event: School Garden Social!

Wednesday, January 28th, 4:30 - 6:30pm

Location: 148 West 37th Street, 13th Floor, Manhattan

Cost: Free

A fun event with food, prizes, and lots of chances to connect with other school gardeners from across the city! We welcome as many members of your school community as are able to attend!  

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 2 bonus points towards their application’s final review score by attending the School Garden Social.


Grow to Learn Workshop: Seed Starting

Thursday, January 29th, 4:30 - 6:30

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

Cost: Free

 

Want an early start on your growing season? Join us for this workshop on how to start your seeds indoors, including proper timing and planting, care, and transplanting them outdoors in your garden.

 

Please RSVP

 

Gardeners should be prepared to show ID and use a metal detector to enter the building. Registered Grow to Learn school gardens ONLY will receive seed starting kits. 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: Garden Accounting Basics

Saturday, January 31st, 11am - 12pm

Location: Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn In the Trustees Room

Cost: Free

 

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