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Wellness Wednesdays

Wednesdays through October 27

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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.

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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

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Forest Bathing

Through October 27, 2021; 12 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

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.