NYC Parks’ Grow Together Conference

Bronxites of all ages enjoyed learning gardening tips during the event’s many hands-on workshops.
Photo courtesy of NYC Parks / M. Pinckney

Gardening season is blooming following NYC Park’s 33rd annual GreenThumb Grow Together Conference on Saturday, March 25 at Hostos Community College.

The annual conference featured keynote speaker Tony Hillery, Harlem Grown, founder and executive director, and youth speaker Kadiatou Ba who has been involved with Harlem Grown since its inception five years ago.

Grow Together featured over 30 garden-related workshops outlining such topics as food systems education, kids’ activities, vegetable growing techniques and community garden design.

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