Adult Education: Food Access and Agriculture

In 2021, we offer live, remote learning presentations, in-person tours for adults on a limited basis, and online resources.

Let's Talk Vegetables - Remote Learning Series

Let’s Talk Vegetables is a remote learning monthly series available to senior centers and local community-based organizations serving adults.  For more information or to register your organization, contact: sspodek@grownyc.org.

GrowNYC Tours at Union Square Greenmarket

GrowNYC offers small group tours of the Union Square Greenmarket for senior/older adult centers and community based organizations, with COVID-safety protocols.  Tours can be tailored to the group's areas of interest.  For more information or to request a tour, contact: sspodek@grownyc.org.  (Click here for tours for international delegations and professionals in the field.)

COVID-safety protocols: GrowNYC tour leaders are fully vaccinated.  Unvaccinated tour participants must wear face coverings at all time.  No food or beverages will be sampled, but individuals are invited to purchase items to sample at home.  Maximum group size: 15 participants. 

Health Bucks will be distributed to tour participants at the end of the tour, while supplies last.

 

Remote Learning on Demand 

Your locally grown Christmas trees, wreaths, and boughs will stay fresher longer and smell amazing.

  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Farmstands, and Fresh Food Box sites, coupled with GrowNYC Wholesale, ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Conservation

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.