Sep
9
11:00am11:00am

Intro to Urban Farming Workshop Series: Vermicomposting

"Learn how to turn those leftover kitchen scraps into nutrient rich compost for your plants! Participants will construct their very own worm bin to take home and learn how to maintain it. This workshop is perfect for folks who want to start vermicomposting at home... or for teachers looking to include a bin in the classroom." Tickets available here.


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Aug
19
11:00am11:00am

Intro to Urban Farming Workshop Series: How to Build a Raised Bed Garden

"This hands on workshop will cover how to build raised bed planters that can be located in a small backyard, balcony, or even on a roof. The workshop will include a hands on demo of how to construct a raised bed, followed by a design session where we will discuss the best materials to use, where to source them and how to set-up and get growing in the space you have." Tickets available here.


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Aug
13
12:00pm12:00pm

Intro to Hydroponics & Urban Agriculture in NYC

Come check out the recently-launched AgTech X co-working lab in East Williamsburg to learn about hydroponics, one of the more popular methods for growing food in confined urban environments. You'll also receive an overview of the different opportunities to engage further in the Urban Ag community around the city, and leave with little gift! Tickets available here.


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Aug
12
5:30pm 5:30pm

City Growers: Holistic & Homeopathic Herbs

Explore the holistic and homeopathic properties of herbs with City Growers educator Sarah Hurwitz at Brooklyn Grange's LIC farm! "Sarah will discuss how various herbs impact different body systems, take you on a farm tour pointing out the healing herbs grown right on the farm, and lead you in your very own herbal remedy creations." Tickets available here.


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Aug
12
12:00pm12:00pm

Food Waste Reduction Bike Tour (free!)

  • 462 Halsey Street Brooklyn, NY, 11233 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Smiling Hogshead Ranch as they demonstrate how the EPA's Food Waste Reduction Hierarchy is implemented in NYC. You'll visit local food distribution and recovery projects, urban farms and gardens, community composting site, freegan dumpsters and an industrial food waste processing site. RSVP here!


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Aug
8
6:30pm 6:30pm

Designing Green Roofs & Rooftop Farms

"Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! This course will provide you with an in-depth look at technologies, systems and best practices for designing functional, beautiful and ecological rooftop green spaces." Course taught by Brooklyn Grange COO Gwen Schantz. Tickets available here.


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Jul
30
12:00pm12:00pm

Intro to Hydroponics & Urban Agriculture in NYC

Come check out the recently-launched AgTech X co-working lab in East Williamsburg to learn about hydroponics, one of the more popular methods for growing food in confined urban environments. You'll also receive an overview of the many opportunities to engage further in the Urban Ag community around the city, and leave with little gift! Tickets available here.


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Jul
29
to Jul 30

Commercial Urban Farming

  • Institute of Culinary Education (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this detailed, in-depth, and practical two-day class, you'll learn the commercial aspects of indoor, urban farming from the founders of Farm.One and Blue Planet Consulting. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of operations, hydroponic systems, and site tours all over NYC, ultimately ensuring a fully immersive experience that will leave you prepared to begin or continue your dream urban farming enterprise. Tickets here!


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Jul
25
9:00am 9:00am

NYC Food Waste Fair

NYC businesses alone send 650,000+ tons of food waste to landfill every year, despite the fact that food scraps can be used in many ways. This event will demonstrate applicable solutions and provide critical resources for businesses to build a waste prevention plan from scratch, reducing both their environmental footprint and their costs. Tickets available here.


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