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The New York Botanical Garden
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2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
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Go Green on Wellness Wednesday

Learn about NYBG’s sustainability efforts underway across our 250-acre campus as part of Wellness Wednesdays, an ongoing program that focuses on healthy choices for mind and body.

Featured events include: Sustain the Planet & Your Health Mosholu Entrance; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. The Garden’s farmers market abounds with locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, and other specialty items—every Wednesday throughout summer and into fall. Visit for a wide selection of weekly vendors, rotating artisanal purveyors, and visiting live performers. Sustainable Infrastructure & Nutrition Edible Academy Tour 1:30–2 p.m.

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Edible Academy, a three-acre gardening education facility. Climate-Friendly Recipes Fresh from the Garden Tastings 2–2:30 p.m. Get hands-on with inspiring cooking demonstrations featuring family-friendly, plant-based recipes using seasonal vegetables, fruit, and herbs that are healthy for you and the planet. Greening Site Operations with Zero-Emission Vehicles All-Electric Trucks Q&A at the Edible Academy 2–2:30 p.m.

In 2018 NYBG was one of four institutions in New York to receive an all-electric truck (and now has two) as part of a competitive program initiated by the New York State Attorney General. See and learn how these zero-emission vehicles help keep the Garden environmentally and economically efficient.

Included with All-Garden Pass Admission.

This event is part of the Youth and Climate ActivismFood, Land and Nature-Based SolutionsSustainable Travel and Leisure programs of Climate Week NYC.