Children and NYBG staff working in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden.

Edible Academy Programs

Dig! Plant! Grow!

The Family Garden is currently closed as we prepare for the opening of the all-new Edible Academy in 2018! Stay tuned for the June opening festivities and more information on the new facility’s year-round programming.

Children's Gardening Program

Fall session begins September 9, 2017

Offered in the spring, summer, and fall, kids ages 3–12 plant, tend, and harvest vegetables, and are taught lessons on gardening topics from beans to worms.