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City Growers Education Conference: Bringing Together New York’s Urban Farm Educators
9 am - 5 pm, Saturday, February 27th, 2016, Academy of Arts and Letters, 225 Adelphi Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11205
Register for this daylong educational workshop by February 1st, 2016. Registration is $5 and breakfast and lunch are provided.
Register here.

From Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County: October 30, 2015
The CCE Gardening Helpline releases Winter hours.
Master Gardener Volunteers are ready to answer your garden and indoor or outdoor pest questions throughout the winter season.  Give them at call at 585-753-2555 from 9 a.m. until noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Fiskars Project Orange Thumb
Funding available to garden groups looking to beautify their neighborhoods and create sustainable resources to benefit their communities.
*** DEADLINE is Monday, February 1st, 2016 ***
Apply here.

Citizens Committee for New York City- Active Design in Schools Grant Application
Funding available for 20 grants of $4,000 each to support active design projects in schools in New York City.
*** DEADLINE is Friday, February 12th, 2016 ***
Apply here.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Bird Sleuth K-12
Funding is available to 10 schools across the country to build or revitalize their school gardens.
*** DEADLINE is Friday, February 12th, 2016 ***
Apply here.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Announces a Call for Proposals
A call for proposals is being made for Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health, which is a program supporting evidence-based research necessary to build a culture where health is central. Every year, approximately $2.2 million funds 5-12 projects each year. Many of past award recipients have integrated community gardening practices into their strategy.
*** Letters of intent are currently being accepted on a rolling basis ***
Learn more here.

The Pollination Project
Grants available to support grassroots community food projects.
*** Applications accepted on a rolling basis ***
Apply here.

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation - Tree Planting Grants
Funding available to plant an orchard in your community green space.
*** Applications accepted on a rolling basis ***
Apply here.

Source: Garden of E.D.E.N, Foodlink, Rochester, NY

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