A roundup of resources and events to help you learn more and act locally.
Free month-long chocolate subscription, CSA sign-ups, a maker swap in Bushwick, cool jobs and more.
This Saturday you can join GreenThumb, a subsidiary of the Parks Department, for a day of gardening-related workshops that will teach you the basics of aquaponics, nonprofit incorporation and how to trellis.
An 80-year-old force of nature.
Classie Parker, aka The Canning Queen, turned a a small vacant lot on 121st Street into a fertile garden that now feeds her neighbors and her own food preservation fervor. When she’s not busy pruning, planting, or putting up peaches, she’s pushing a cart around town teaching anyone who asks how they can can, too.
Harlem’s grande dame of produce preservation.