Curious about growing food in the city? Want to know more about the strong community focus of gardening in an urban setting?
Next Wednesday, May 19 from 6 to 7pm at the Manhattan location of the New York Botanical Garden…
Our Future, Our Food: The Role of Community Gardens in Urban Agriculture
Presented by urban farmer Karen Washington, the lecture inspires growers and consumers to use gardening as a tool to educate and enrich their local communities.
Karen Washington is a garden advocate and community activist who for 25 years has been helping people cultivate healthier foods and neighborhoods in the Bronx, in part through a City Farms market that she launched. She’s also a member of the New York Botanical Garden’s Board.
Register with the New York Botanical Gardens at their new site: nybg.org/AdultEd with class code 104GAR 805 Section B or call 800.322.NYBG (6924) for more information.
• 104GAR 805 Section B: Wednesday, May 19, 6–7 p.m., Manhattan (20 West 44th Street, Midtown)