DOE Office of Sustainability
Check out the revamped Sustainability Hub for monthly highlights, news & updates, reports and more!
Farm School NYC
Farm School NYC offers urban agriculture training to adults through their citywide program and additional individual courses. Get more information and apply here.
43rd Annual GreenThumb Harvest Fair
GreenThumb invites you to their Harvest Fair on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Friends of Brook Park Community Garden in the Bronx! Celebrate with workshops, greening partners, healthy cooking and more!
GreenThumb has a slew of workshops this month offering expertise in caring for perrenials, growing mushrooms, art in the garden, and more! Check out thier events page for a workshop that suits you.
From May through October, Harlem Grown offers a series of workshops for children and their families to learn about fruits, veggies, planting, and gardening through engaging lessons, educational games, crafts, and cooking. Workshops are held at their 134th Street Farm every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) from 10am – 3pm. Register here.
Join iDig2Learn and artists from Socrates Sculpture Park for a free nature workshop on Sept 17 from 11am -1pm. Participants will experiment with art blending techniques and then head to the park with eyes toward discovering camouflage and defense in nature. Pre-registration required.
Jacob Javits Center
The Jacob Javits Center and the Greenroof Researchers Alliance are hosting a free workshop on the State of Greenroofs 2022. Find out about new scientific discoveries, state-of-the-art green roofs, and how to make local change through legislation! Register here.
Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
The Tisch Center and Teachers College has a Wellness Program Finder. Find a list of food, nutrition, physical and mental health programs serving New York City PreK-12 public schools, run by nonprofits, hospitals, companies, government agencies, and universities in this searchable database.
NYBG Grounds-only admission is now free for all Bronx residents every day the Garden is open, all year round! Bring your I.D. with proof of residency to any ticket booth to get your tickets. Learn more about NYBG’s Community Access Programs.
NYC Parks and the Urban Park Rangers
Urban Park Rangers are full of knowledge about history, astronomy, animals, plants, and more. From birding to canoeing to camping, summer has so many exciting Ranger-led events for you and your family to experience in our parks! Click here for upcoming events.
New York Restoration Project
NYRP's Gardens for the City (GFTC) program helps transform New York City community gardens by providing materials, horticultural knowledge, environmental education, labor, and expertise. To apply to have your garden renovated, visit the NYRP website. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please note due to the high volume of applications, all future GFTC inquiries will be considered for 2023.
Rat Academy Trainings
Free trainings by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and various sponsors to learn about rat prevention methods. Click on a date to register.
Friday, September 16, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, September 20, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday, September 21, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, September 27, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Rat Academy for Community Gardeners
The School Gardens Support Organization Network is hosting a webinar to grow and preserve food using NGSS/STEAM. Learn ideas to use STEAM in the garden to enhance student learning and how to use garden produce to create fundraising ideas and incorporate economic lessons during this online webinar. Register here.