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Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Rain or Shine

The Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl is a self-guided crawl or tour through many public school gardens that neighbors walk past every day. In our second year, our mission is to simply connect Brooklynites with the school gardens in their own backyards. Garden Train believes that every school should have a garden to help educate the next generation of environmental stewards with hands-on experience.


There’s no wrong way to crawl: visit one or more participating school gardens. Brooklyn is the borough with the most school gardens in New York City!


PRINT OUT A SCHOOL GARDENS PASSPORT ROUTE MAP

Check back here soon for the final printable route map and passport!

VISIT ONE OR MORE PARTICIPATING SCHOOL GARDENS

Participating school gardens will offer free activities for all ages and tours of the school gardens from 10 am to 2 pm. Visite one or all of the gardens, which are open one day of the year.  Each garden will have a special theme for the crawl.

GET YOUR SCHOOL GARDENS PASSPORT STAMPED AT EACH SCHOOL GARDEN YOU VISIT

Each stamp you receive serves as a raffle entry for exciting and fun prizes for all ages.  Share the love and be sure to post on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the hashtag #BKSCHOOLGARDENSCRAWL and don’t forget to tag the respective school.

ATTEND OUR AFTERPARTY TO CELEBRATE THE CRAWL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL GARDENS

Join us at 4 pm for a free party at Gil Hodges Community Garden for entertainment, prizes, garden fashion contest and refreshments.  We will feature special guests, including District 15 Superintendent Anita Skop.