Grow to Learn Winter 2016 Workshop Registration
Brrrr...Not much is growing outside, but we just can't stop thinking about gardens! We have lots of topics for you to select, and will be adding to this form as the season goes on- check back regularly on our events calendar for more workshops from Grow to Learn and our partner organizations. You must register to attend any Grow to Learn workshop- fill out the information below to sign up for one or more workshops of your choice.

Please register with a valid email address that you plan to check regularly- a registration reminder will be sent to you one week prior to your workshop with detailed access information for the workshop location. We will also use your registration email to get in touch should we need to postpone the event due to weather. If you are not connected with a registered school garden you are still welcome to attend any workshop. Learning is open to anyone, but only registered schools will be eligible to receive the free materials or give-away. If you would like to register your school garden (or check if your school is registered), visit www.growtolearn.org and click on the top right hand button that says ‘register your garden’.

Grow to Learn is administered through a partnership between GrowNYC and the NYC Parks Department’s Green Thumb division. Additional programming support is provided by the NYC DOE Office of School Food’s Garden to Café program.
For questions or more information, get in touch with the Grow to Learn team at growtolearn@grownyc.org or call #212-788-7900. You can always visit our website for more information: www.growtolearn.org.

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School Name, Number, Borough Code
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We need your phone number in case of workshop cancellation or postponement. Many of our workshops are held outside, and we want to be able to contact you in the case of bad weather.
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Winter 2016 Workshops List
The following workshops are free and open to the public. Register for a workshop by clicking the button that says 'Register' under the workshop title. You can register for more than one workshop at a time, and you can always come back and sign up for more as the season goes on.

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(G): Workshop includes a Give-away
(L): You can pick up a lumber request form at this workshop
(S): You can pick up a soil request form at this workshop

Sub Irrigated Planters (L, S)
December 22, 2016: 4:30-6:00pm. Facilitators: Marie Vulcain. Location: GrowNYC 100 Gold Street, Suite 3300 New York, NY 10038
Permaculture Workshop (G)
January 13, 2016: 4:30-6:30pm. Facilitators: Arielle Hartman and Claudia Joseph. Location: Old Stone House 336 3rd Street Brooklyn, NY 11215
Youth in the Garden Workshop Series - Part 1 - January 20, 2016: 4:00-7:00pm. Facilitators: Arielle Hartman. Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1000 Washington Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225
Grow to Learn's three-part Youth in the Garden series will focus on teaching older students using school gardens, as well as how to use the garden as a space to facilitate student leadership, community activism and advocacy. We are partnering with many garden educators throughout the city to offer teachers lesson plans, insights on how to best engage older students in the garden and how to use the garden to best benefit those students.
Dye Garden Basics (G)
January 25, 2016: 4:30-6:30pm. Facilitators: Arielle Hartman. Location: GrowNYC 100 Gold Street, Suite 3300 New York, NY 10038
Youth in the Garden Workshop Series - Part 2 - January 27, 2016: 4:00-7:00pm. Facilitators: Arielle Hartman. Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1000 Washington Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225
Grow to Learn's three-part Youth in the Garden series will focus on teaching older students using school gardens, as well as how to use the garden as a space to facilitate student leadership, community activism and advocacy. We are partnering with many garden educators throughout the city to offer teachers lesson plans, insights on how to best engage older students in the garden and how to use the garden to best benefit those students.
Youth in the Garden Workshop Series - Part 3 - February 3, 2016: 4:00-7:00pm. Facilitators: Arielle Hartman. Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1000 Washington Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225
Grow to Learn's three-part Youth in the Garden series will focus on teaching older students using school gardens, as well as how to use the garden as a space to facilitate student leadership, community activism and advocacy. We are partnering with many garden educators throughout the city to offer teachers lesson plans, insights on how to best engage older students in the garden and how to use the garden to best benefit those students.
Indoor Gardening Series Part 1: Starting Seeds Indoors
February 4, 2016: 4:30-6:30pm. Facilitators:Rasheed Hislop and Che Cooper. Location: PS 249K - The Caton School 18 Marlborough Rd. Brooklyn, NY 11226
Seed Giveaway (G)
February 9, 2016: 10:00am-6:00pm. Facilitators: GTL Staff. Location: 100 Gold Street, Suite 3300 New York, NY 10038
Seed Giveaway (G)
February 10, 2016: 10:00am-6:00pm. Facilitators: GTL Staff. Location: GrowNYC 100 Gold Street, Suite 3300 New York, NY 10038
Indoor Gardening Part 2: Indoor Growing Systems, Hydroponics & Aquaponics
February 29, 2016: 3:30-5:30pm. Facilitators: Che Cooper and Rasheed Hislop. Location: P.S. 811X - 1434 Longfellow Avenue Bronx, NY - 10459
Indoor Gardening Part 3: Scaling Up Hydroponic Growing Systems
March 9, 2016: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Facilitators: Che Cooper. Location: Hunter High School - 122 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10023 Indoor grow lights, seed starting trays and potting soil will be provided at the close of this workshop.
NYC Citywide School Garden Social
February 25, 2016: 4pm-7pm Location: The Horticultural Society, 148 W 37th St, NY NY. Come meet other school gardeners at this fun social event!
Grow to Learn Mini-Grant Writing and Garden Design (Spring 2016)
Various (March 1, 2016-April 1, 2016). 100 Gold Street, Suite 3300, NY NY 10038. Select ONE session from the list to register. This introduction to the Grow to Learn mini-grant will give you all the information you need to create an incredible application for a new or expansion garden project. The Spring 2016 Grow to Learn mini-grant RFP is open for applications from February 29, 2016-April 8, 2016. 3 Sessions (marked as *CURRICULUM) will also cover the RFP requirements for the Green Beetz Fall Curriculum Application.
Supply Giveaway (G)
March 5, 2016: 10am-1pm Location: GreenThumb Compound in Queens (Queens Plaza South and 10th Street). Stop by our annual spring supply giveaway to pick up tools, gloves and other materials for working with kids in the garden! A vehicle or several garden members will be necessary to transport these materials, which will be supplied first-come, first-served to schools registered with Grow to Learn. RSVP required by Wednesday, March 2nd.
Bed Building and Sub Irrigated Planters (L, S)
March 7, 2016: 4:30-6:30pm Facilitator: Marie Vulcain. Location:Queens Compound (Queens Plaza South and 10th Street). Planning on building a subirrigated planter this Spring before the summer begins? Attend this workshop to gain hands on experience building a full sized subirrigated planter. Registered GTL school gardens can also complete their Fall soil and lumber request forms. Experienced and new gardeners will enjoy this workshop. All are welcome!
Vertical Gardening Series Part I (G)
March 9, 2016: 6pm-7:30pm Location: Seward Park Community Center - 56 Essex St. New York, NY 10002. In this first session of our vertical gardening series, you will learn how to transform recycling pallets into vertical gardening structures. Pallet planters provide a fantastic way to add green to walls and small spaces. This workshop is offered in partnership with Green Thumb and BIG Reuse.
Healthy Soils (S)
March 24, 2016: 5:00-7:00pm. Facilitators: Arielle Hartman and Rasheed Hislop. Location: GrowNYC 100 Gold Street, Suite 3300 New York, NY 10038
Urban Agriculture and Green Careers Part 1 - Symposium
March 25, 2016: 1:00-4:00pm. Facilitators: Che Cooper and Rasheed Hislop. Location: Brooklyn College Brooklyn College Student Center - East 27 Street and Campus Road Brooklyn, NY - 11210
Urban Agriculture and Green Careers Part 2 - Green Jobs Fair
April 8, 2016: 1:00-4:00pm. Facilitators: Che Cooper and Rasheed Hislop. Location: Brooklyn College Student Center - East 27 Street and Campus Road Brooklyn, NY - 11210
Butterfly Project Perennial Plant Giveaway
May 14, 2016: 11am-1pm Location: Grove Hill Community Garden: 797 Eagle Ave. (E. 158 St.) Bronx, NY 10456, Want to attract native bees, butterflies and other pollinators? Come and learn how to do so with wonderful smelling plants with showy flowers and fragrances that will also welcome your neighbors. We will talk about the different perennial plants that bring in the pollinators and how to care for them and keep them coming for many years. Native Perennial Plants that attract pollinators will be available for registered GTL school gardens.
Questions?
Did you see a workshop that sounds interesting but you're not sure what it means? Do you have a great suggestion for a future workshop next winter or spring? Other questions or concerns? Contact us at growtolearn@grownyc.org.
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