Post Tagged with: "community gardens"

Community gardeners are optimistic

Community gardeners are optimistic

Environment, Government, Health, News November 1, 2010 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

But new city rules still have gardeners on guard South Bronx gardeners responded to New York City’s new guidelines for the protection of community gardens with cautious optimism at a town-hall-style meeting at the New School on Oct. 2 that included a panel of local leaders and gardeners. A numberRead More

As pact with city expires,  gardeners worry

As pact with city expires, gardeners worry

Government, News, Parks August 4, 2010 at 1:29 pm 2 comments

City officials insist community gardens have nothing to fear Eight years ago, the city, the state and the creators of 500 community gardens on city-owned land reached an agreement that ended a long battle that began when the Giuliani administration sought to auction the garden lots to developers. Now, thatRead More

Community gardens brace for new rules

Community gardens brace for new rules

Environment, Government, News August 4, 2010 at 12:00 am 1 comment

Mott Haven and Melrose gardeners say they preserve rare green space Mott Haven and Melrose are home to about two-dozen community gardens, lovingly tended green spaces tended by residents, who plant and harvest food and flowers, play music, exercise or simply kick back under stately shade trees. With names likeRead More

Mott Haven gardens reap a bountiful harvest

Mott Haven gardens reap a bountiful harvest

Environment, Health, Parks October 20, 2009 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

Urban farmers won’t rest when the last crop is picked On a warm weekday morning in September, Valeria Cantero arrives at Brook Park, on Brook Avenue between 140th and 141st streets. She opens the gate with a key and locks up behind herself. After leaving her things in the centerRead More

Neighborhood voices: Urban farming NYC

Environment, Parks September 18, 2009 at 9:06 am 1 comment

Check out this video about the growing movement in the South Bronx and beyond! Featured in the video are The Point CDC, Bissel Gardens, Friends of Brook Park, Part of the Solution, Brotherhood / Sister Sol, slides courtesy of the Majora Carter Group, Bascom Catering, and more!