Jun
25
7:30 PM19:30

Heart Opening Meditation Workshop

Join us for a heart opening meditation workshop at Keap Fourth Community Garden. The event begins with a 20 minute introduction to the chakra energy system and goes over the different energy centers of the body and their function. After the intro session the group will do a 15 minute heart-opening meditation to release any blocks to love. This workshop is lead by Dr. Sasha Pimienta, she is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 7 years of experience specializing in adult individual therapy, couple’s counseling and mindfulness healing. 

FREE EVENT - $5 suggested donation to the community garden

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Jun
3
3:00 PM15:00

Nutrition Workshop

Join us for a nutrition workshop at Keap Fourth Community Garden. You'll learn about the nutritional benefits of herbs from the garden and how to use them in your cooking. This event is free and open to call ages. The workshop is lead by Carolina Espinosa, she is a licensed Registered Dietitian specializing in plant-based diets, diabetes diet management, heart healthy eating, and other specialized diets. 

FREE EVENT - $5 suggested donation to the community garden

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Jul
15
4:00 PM16:00

Garden Wellness Day

Emily Abramson is an Art Therapist and Yoga Teacher. She will lead the group through a small stretch sequence, balancing poses, and a visualization breathing exercise. 

Carolina Espinosa is a licensed Registered Dietitian specializing in plant-based diets, diabetes diet management, heart healthy eating, and other specialized diets. She will discuss how to use fresh herbs in cooking and their nutritional benefits.

Ashley Palmer connects city dwellers to nature through garden design, workshops and art projects. She will lead the group through ways to use herbs from the garden for relaxation.

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Jun
20
6:30 PM18:30

RIF World Refugee Day Fundraiser

The Ashley Palmer Project is donating a Deskscape to the raffle at RIF's World Refugee Day Fundraiser.

RIF serves as a entry point that welcomes asylum seekers to NYC. In an effort to boost the process of rebuilding their lives, they offer legal orientation, a roadmap to the asylum process and psychosocial support in a human context. Through their special partnerships with green-technology innovators, they give asylum seekers the opportunity to both fully immerse and to contribute to their new communities.  

Purchase tickets to the fundraiser here.

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Sep
10
11:00 AM11:00

Plant Drawing Workshop at Second Saturdays

In late summer 2016 BronxWorks invited The Ashley Palmer Project to bring Art in the Garden to their Second Saturdays event in St. Mary's Park. For five months this event was held to encourage South Bronx residence to use their local park, St. Mary's. It was a pleasure to have a table for The Ashley Palmer Project where adults and children created plant accessories, studied plants and made leaf rubbings. 

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Aug
20
10:00 AM10:00

Herb Garden Foot Baths at FAKTI

The Ashley Palmer Project traveled to Copenhagen in the summer of 2016 to work with FAKTI in their therapy garden. FAKTI is a center for vulnerable refugee and immigrant women, many of whom have been diagnosed with PTSD. The Art in the Garden session involved creating foot baths from the herbs in the garden while relaxing and drawing.

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Jul
9
11:00 AM11:00

Wearable Plant Art at Second Saturdays

In late summer 2016 BronxWorks invited The Ashley Palmer Project to bring Art in the Garden to their Second Saturdays event in St. Mary's Park. For five months this event was held to encourage South Bronx residence to use their local park, St. Mary's. It was a pleasure to have a table for The Ashley Palmer Project where adults and children created plant accessories, studied plants and made leaf rubbings. 

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Jun
11
11:00 AM11:00

Plant Drawing Workshop at Second Saturdays

In late summer 2016 BronxWorks invited The Ashley Palmer Project to bring Art in the Garden to their Second Saturdays event in St. Mary's Park. For five months this event was held to encourage South Bronx residence to use their local park, St. Mary's. It was a pleasure to have a table for The Ashley Palmer Project where adults and children created plant accessories, studied plants and made leaf rubbings. 

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