Green Conferences in NYC | 2013
A list of key green conferences &
events happening this spring in NYC
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Saturday, March 9 | 10am – 4pm
Learn how to green your community at this daylong conference featuring workshops and exhibits. Free and open to the public.
Johnson Houses Community Center, East Harlem
Friday, March 15 | 9:30am – 2pm
The annual event hosted by NYCHA’s Garden & Greening Program! This year, nearly 30 partners will be on hand to offer technical support, seeds and planting materials, garden education literature, and interactive botanical and horticultural workshops! Free and open to NYCHA resident gardeners only.
Brooklyn Borough Hall
Saturday, March 16 | 9:30am – 2:30pm
A summit for New Yorkers who care for street trees, love parks, nurture gardens, compost creatively and make New York greener and greater. Featuring several workshops, tablers, and remarks by NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica White, DEP Commissioner Carter Strickland, and more! Free and open to the public.
Hostos Community College, The Bronx
Saturday, March 23 | 8:30am – 4pm
Join thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals from all over New York City for a day of learning, sharing, networking and greening inspiration! This year’s conference will feature favorite workshops from past years, as well as exciting new topics, including many hands on workshops for youth gardeners. $3 and open to the public.
Al Oerter Recreational Center, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Saturday, March 23 | 10am – 3:30pm
An annual networking, educational and greening conference in Queens. Stop by and see over 60 tablers/exhibits, attend up to six free workshops, enjoy a short film festival, a tour of the new Pool Building, food, giveaways, and more! Free and open to the public.
Food & Finance High School, Manhattan
Friday, March 29 | 8am – 7:30pm
Saturday, March 30 | 8am – 6:30pm
This two-day event will provide attendees with opportunities to learn about national farm and food issues, CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) trends, and cooking and food preservation techniques, as well as ways to mobilize communities in order to increase access to farm-fresh, locally grown food. $45 per day, a limited number of scholarships are available.
For more information or to add an event to this list, call 212-306-8485.