Urban Farm Tour

Click here for the August 18 farm tour flyer

All aboard for the second annual urban farm tour series, a narrated group tour of some of the borough’s most amazing working farms and community gardens. Come aboard the Bronx Trolley in August, as we celebrate youth in gardens. We’ll feature two community gardens, Brook Park and Drew Gardens, and one school garden, CS 211. All three sites put youth at the center of their greening and growing,

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Garden Locations Brook Park, East 141 Street & Brook Avenue Drew Gardens, East Tremont Avenue , East of Boston Road C.S. 211 School Garden, Clinton Avenue , 1/2 block South of East Tremont Avenue

Eco-Travelers and Foodies: Taste of Urban Farming
Co-hosted by the Bronx Food & Sustainability Coalition, The Bronx Tourism Council
And Bronx Green-Up/The New York Botanical Garden.
To register, or for more information, call 718.817.8026 or visit bronxfoodsummit@gmail.com
“Growing Young Gardeners”
Tour Guide: 12 year old Bronx Community Gardener Jada Young
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr
Invites you to come see what our kids are growing!
Annual Bronx Urban Farm Tour Series
The day includes a healthy lunch, a lesson in agro-tourism and entertainment.
10:00-11 AM: Tour of Brook Park & Beekeeping
11:30 AM—1:00 PM: Lunch & Tour Drew Gardens
1:30 – 2:30 PM: C.S. 211 School Garden Tour
Veggie plots & chicken-keeping
3:00 PM: Drop-off.
Complimentary Lunch guaranteed to trolley riders (for walk-ins, lunch will be served on a
first-come-first served basis.).
Tours will pick-up at Visitor’s Center in Midtown: Arrival time 9:00 AM at the New York Visitors and Convention Bureau, located on 810 7th Avenue (and 52nd Street), Manhattan. 10:00 AM sharp departure from Midtown Manhattan, 3:00 PM return.
Can’t commit the full day? No worries—take the train and meet us for lunch and workshops at Drew Gardens, East Tremont Avenue & West Farms Avenue 11:00 AM
Tickets are $20; RSVP required.

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