Connect with Nature and Feel Restored
Take part in activities throughout the Garden that focus on healthy choices for mind and body, from local food options at the NYBG Farmers Market to forest bathing, cooking demonstrations, and more.
NOTE: Farmers Market and Forest Bathing are cancelled on Wednesday, September 7.
NYBG Farmers Market
10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Near the Mosholu Entrance
The NYBG Farmers Market features locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, and other specialty items.
Through October 26, 2022; 1 p.m.
Meet at the Thain Family Forest entrance near the Native Plant Garden’s main entrance
Experience the ancient Japanese practice of shinrin-yoko (“forest baths”), gentle tours that enhance tranquility and connectedness through sensory immersion. Slow down, be present, and awaken your senses to the forest as never before on this guided tour. Self-guided audio tours are also available.
Wellness Wednesdays are made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York City Council.