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Mushroom Cultivation

Our workshop on mushroom log cultivation, taught by Steve Conaway at the Greenwich Land Trust, was a great time on a rainy winter afternoon. 

Microgreens class

Greenwich Community Gardens and Abilis present: Microgreens

When the weather is cold, let’s move gardening inside by growing microgreens! Greenwich Community Gardens has teamed up with Abilis’ Master Gardner Chris Hadin to bring back our popular microgreens class. Learn how you can grow these nutritious and flavor-packed little veggies indoors, even in winter! This class takes place in the comfort and warmth of the Abilis Greenhouse.

Saturday, December 2, 10:00 – 11:15am
at the Abilis Greenhouse, 50 Glenville Street
To reserve your place, email info@greenwichcommunitygardens.org, or purchase tickets in advance via our Classes page.

Cost per student is $15.
Students will receive a packet of microgreens seeds and a free microgreens growing guide.

New class: The Edible Summer Garden

The Edible Summer Garden
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10-11:30 am

The tasty world of edible gardening!
Greenwich Community Gardens’ founder and Advanced Master Gardener, Patty Sechi, will continue to guide you “down the garden path” to your own bountiful summer vegetable garden. Patty will go over garden basics for those who missed the spring class and talk about what and how to plant as warm weather approaches. She’ll also cover bugs, weeds to look out for, and succession and companion planting. Mindful, organic and water-conscious gardening practices will be discussed, as well as a quick primer on composting. Class includes Q&A and a tour of the garden.

Armstrong Court Community Gardens
Hamilton Avenue, Greenwich

suggested donation $10.00
rsvp: info@greenwichcommunitygardens.org
(rain date: Sunday June 11, 1:30-3:00pm)

www.greenwichcommunitygardens.org

Seedlings for sale!

Seedlings for sale this Saturday, May 6, 1:00pm 
(Rain date: Sunday May 7, 1:30pm), at the Armstrong Court Community Garden greenhouse. 
Our greenhouse is filled with organic seedlings waiting for wonderful homes and many need to get in the ground now! 
You may purchase multiple plants within reason! 
 
4/packs & 6/packs of various veggies – $2.00/pack. If missing a seedling, make us an offer! 
Large tomato plants – $1.50,  Large cucumbers, globe artichokes – $1.00

See you then!  Patty Sechi and Claire Bolduc, Greenhouse Growers

Seed: The Untold Story – March 28, 2017

Seed: The Untold Story

Seed: The Untold Story, presented by Greenwich Community Gardens
film screening and reception
March 28, 2017, 6 – 9 pm

The Performing Arts Center at Greenwich Country Day School
401 Old Church Road
Greenwich, CT

Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy.

Cast member Will Bonsall will be at the screening to introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards. He will also be signing his book: The Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening.

Schedule:
6:00 pm: Refreshments, reception, and book signing with special guest Will Bonsall
6:45 pm: Introduction and film screening
8:15 pm: Discussion of the film with Will Bonsall and moderator Steve Conaway (Conservation & Outreach Director for the Greenwich Land Trust)

Thanks to our community partners!
First County Bank
Audubon Greenwich
Greenwich Land Trust
The Westport Farmers Market
CTNOFA
Back 40 Farm
YWCA Greenwich
YMCA of Greenwich
B•Good
Mill Street Bar & Table
Bedford2020
Millstone Farm
Greenwich Academy

Tickets available for purchase at:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2895866

SEED: The Untold Story (Official Theatrical Trailer) from Collective Eye Films on Vimeo.