A view of the bronx river in the summer time.

Wellness Wednesdays

Wednesdays through October 26

10 a.m.–6 p.m. | At the Garden

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.

Browse Our Vendors

Vegetables on a table

Forest Bathing

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.

Plan Your Forest Bathing Experience

A gnarled old tree in a forest

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.