Green Thumb Harvest Fest kicks off in Mott Haven

The Green Thumb Harvest Fest was hosted by the NYC Parks Department.

The Green Thumb Harvest Fest was hosted by the NYC Parks Department.

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MOTT HAVEN - Gardeners from across the city showed off their green thumbs today at an annual harvest fair.

The Green Thumb Harvest Fest was hosted by the NYC Parks Department.

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The fair featured a green thumb contest, cooking demonstrations and provided fun projects for children.

After the fall harvest, gardeners say they will compost any left over scraps to make rich soil for next year's crops.
 

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