Our culinary tour of the Bronx will begin at the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden at The New York Botanical Garden, where longtime volunteer and Bronxite Frank Russo will guide us through the Global Gardens and its vegetable plots with cultural themes. You may be able to spy a bunny or scarecrow amid edible gardens tended by visiting children! Next up, historic Arthur Avenue, an Italian culinary gem, where participants will visit the market to learn about cheese-making at Mike’s Deli. Finally, participants will drop in on the GreenThumb Harvest Festival celebrating community gardeners citywide. You’ll have the opportunity to mingle with gardeners from all over the city and visit a community garden in all its harvest glory.RSVP required.
Tour Guide: Frank Russo, and Sara Katz, Bronx Green-Up/The New York Botanical Garden
Pick-up at 810 7th Avenue (9:30-10:00 a.m.)
1st stop (10:30 to 11:45 a.m.) The New York Botanical Garden
2nd stop (noon to 1:15 p.m.) Arthur Avenue and 187th Street
3rd stop (1:40 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.) Green Thumb Harvest Fair at Wanaqua Community Garden, 460-464 East 136th Street
Drop-off at 810 7th Avenue
The New York Visitors and Convention Bureau
Directions to this locationLocation Details:
810 Seventh Avenue at 52nd Street
Bronx Green-Up, Bronx Tourism Council, Bronx Food and Sustainability Coalition, Bronx Borough Pres. Ruben Diaz Jr.
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