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The Youth Farm Annual Harvest Festival

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We’ll be celebrating the end of the season with our Annual Harvest Festival right on the farm! This is a great time to commune with fellow supporters of the farm, meet our farm students, enjoy yummy baked goods, and partake in fun games!

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6th Annual Permaculture Festival & Skill Share

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Free event for all ages, come and share your skills, learn new ones and celebrate resilience. Film“The Mushroom Seekers” with filmmaker Pam Kray 11:30am A multi-country examination of mushrooms and mushroom gatherers.Walks will meet at the west door of the gallery – 1st floor 10:30am Bird Walk with Dan Joseph11:00am Native Plant Walk with Mackenzie Younger1pm Medicinal Plant Walk with Anne …

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How To Grow Gourmet Mushrooms In Your Backyard

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Edible Mushrooms have been sought after by gourmet chefs for some of the worlds tastiest dishes. During the right season mushroom hunters flock towards the forests in search of some of the worlds most delicious wild edible mushrooms. But there are a good number of mushrooms that can be cultivated at home in your house or in your backyard, which …

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How to Build a Rainwater Collection System

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Collecting rainwater can be a fun and sustainable task that can be made with a simple system using plastic drum barrels, PVC tubing, and friends. Your garden can take up much water during the dry summer months, not to mention the unwanted chemicals in the tap water, like chlorine, which kills the soil. But why use that when water falls …

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36th Annual Making Brooklyn Bloom

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Connecting the Drops This year’s conference theme is inspired by BBG’s newly opened Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden. The Water Garden, which includes a pond, rock weir and forebay, brook, and riparian plantings, is a part of the ongoing, multifaceted Water Conservation Project. The first such project of its scale and complexity in North America, it promises to …

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City Growers’ Education Conference

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Schedule Registration 9:00am – 9:30am Opening Remarks & Keynote Address Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams 9:30am – 10:30am Session 1 Workshops 10:45am – 12:00pm Session 2 Workshops Lunch Tabling Event by Untamed Sandwiches 12:15pm – 1:30pm Session 3 Workshops Lunch Tabling Event by Untamed Sandwiches 1:45pm – 3:00pm Panel & Closing Remarks Greening & Growing Educational Spaces: Incorporating Outdoor Learning …

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12th Annual Seed Celebration & Swap

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A tradition at the Old Stone House, the Seed Swap promotes community networking, seed preservation, food sovereignty and regenerative gardening practices. A talk on seed saving starts the day and there will be catalogs from various heirloom seed companies to take home. You don’t have to bring seeds to attend! Discover unusual seeds from the OSH gardens or purchase heirloom …

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The Endless Summer Soirée

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Join us on Sunday, September 11th at the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm to celebrate the changing of seasons, and cheers to our 5th year of teaching young New Yorkers where food comes from and why it matters. Spend an afternoon wandering among sunflowers and enjoying the view of the Manhattan skyline, while snacking on bites created by Chef Camille Becerra, …