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Saturday: Attend 31st Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether

Join thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals from all over New York City for a day of learning, sharing, networking and greening inspiration at the 31st Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether. This year’s conference features favorite workshops from past years, as well as exciting new ones, including many hands-on workshops for youth gardeners.

31st Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether —
Saturday, March 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx.
Cost: $5 in advance / $7 day of registration, includes breakfast & workshops.
Kids 12 and under are free. Pre-register online.
Coming Up in March
 
Volunteer Orientations — Sunday, March 29, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Learn how easy it is to volunteer as little as an hour a month to help keep the Garden gates open.

Spring Prep! — Sunday, March 29, Noon – 2 p.m.
Enjoy bagels & spreads and coffee with Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden and help ready the Garden for spring. Let's clean, cut back, dig and divide! BYOPruners, if you have them.
March Garden Hours

Volunteers keep the Garden open during the sunniest and warmest hours of the day, year round. Email susan@elizabethstreetgarden.org to help.

March Hours (weather welcoming)
Weekends: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesdays lunchtime: Noon – 2 p.m.
Fridays: Noon – 5 p.m.
Highlights: LOVE LOCAL Treasure Hunt
Hundreds of neighbors and friends came out into the cold on a sunny Feb. 8 to celebrate our neighborhood during Elizabeth Street Garden's first LOVE LOCAL Treasure Hunt. They completed fun activities at participating shops and restaurants flying green balloons, joined the discussion on social media and enjoyed light bites and refreshments at Peasant.
Forty-six neighborhood shops and restaurants contributed more than $3,000 worth of "treasure" toward prize drawings at day's end. Prizes, drawn from nearly 2,900 entries, included gift certificates, dinners out, personal services, clothing, jewelry and more. Prizes were also awarded for best tweeting and use of #ESGLoveLocal.
Thank you to all participating neighborhood shops and restaurants and volunteers who helped make this event a success, especially the organizing team — Petrea Davis, Lidia Etemadi, Erum Hasnain, Emily Hellström and Susan Waldman.
Neighborhood shops and restaurants taking part: A.B. Biagi, Adore FloralAlex Mill, Anya Ponorovskaya, Armor-Lux, Ashtanga Yoga New York, Atelier Cologne, Bag-all, BedHead Pajamas, Broad Meadows, Cydwoq New York, Eileen’s Special Cheesecake, Emmett McCarthy | EMc2, Freida Rothman, Go Green Organic Spa & Shop, Isola Trattoria & Crudo Bar at Mondrian SoHo, John Fluevog Shoes, Linhardt, Little Cupcake Bakeshop, Little Rascal, Lolë New York Atelier, Lost Wax Studio, Love Adorned, Lovely Day, lululemon athletica SOHO Mens, Made in Earth, Michele Varian, Nanako, Nolita Wine Merchants, OTTE, Piccolini NYC, PUBLIC, Red Flower, Shu’s Flower, Space Cowboy Boots, T Shop, Tacombi at Fonda Nolita, The Sock Hop, Thomas Sires, Three Monkeys Eyewear, Unis, Vint & York, VMV Hypoallergenics, Warm, Westerlind, Will Leather Goods

See you in the Garden.
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Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 2014 in New York with the mission to preserve Elizabeth Street Garden as a unique public green, open space. Contributions made for the charitable purposes of Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

A copy of the latest annual report may be obtained, upon request, from Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden, 235 Elizabeth St., Ste. 23, New York, NY 10012 or the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, Third Floor, New York, NY 10271.

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