Local Presents Gardening Workshops
McKinley Hightower-Beyah, executive director of the Hamer-Campos Farmer's Market in Arverne, presented two gardening workshops for the NYC Parks 22nd Annual Greenthumb Grow Together on Saturday, March 18. Over 600 Greenthumb Garden groups gathered at Hostos College in the Bronx. Hightower-Beyah's presentations, "When Global Warming Changes the Season Patterns and Innovative Value-Added Production" and "Planning Your Garden to Enhance Community Food Security," were featured at the conference, which included other workshop sessions, exhibits and networking.
Hightower-Beyah will be doing a "Garden Planning" workshop at the Wyckoff Farm Museum, a farm that has been in the same location in Brooklyn since 1652, on Sunday, April 30.