Post Tagged with: "Padre Plaza Success Garden"

Photo by Matthew J. Perlman. Padre Plaza at E. 139th St. and St. Ann's Ave offers fresh veggies in exchange for coupons from the Dept of Health on Wednesdays.

Theft at community garden freezes beloved programming

Police December 7, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

Padre Plaza Success Garden president Mike Young and volunteers give away food and school supplies and connect their neighbors to social services throughout the year from the beloved green space on St. Ann’s Ave. But the community garden has been closed

Jada Young, 12, shows off one of the eggplants she is growing in her box at Padre Plaza Community Garden.

Young gardener helps green Padre Plaza

Environment, Parks October 25, 2013 at 2:12 pm 3 comments

Jada Young, 12, has won accolades for her gardening prowess at Padre Plaza Success Garden on St. Ann’s Avenue.

Coupons available for veggies and milk

Coupons available for veggies and milk

Business, Health, Parks August 16, 2011 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

A  Department of Health program called New Bucks will provide Mott Haven residents with fresh produce,  free milk and cooking demonstrations. Farmer’s Markets are accepting coupons worth $2 each for fresh produce and milk. Two local markets are participating in the city’s Health Bucks program, the Mott Haven Farmer’s MarketRead More

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

In the news, July 12-18

Business, Government July 12, 2010 at 7:06 am 0 comments

A new initiative hopes to bring the Bronx into the Internet age, providing high speed Internet access to 400,000 households in the borough. The Bronx lags the other boroughs in broadband access to the web, and poor neighborhoods lag wealthier ones. Only 58 percent of Bronx residents have a computerRead More

In the news, June 13-20

In the news, June 13-20

Business, Police June 17, 2010 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Friends of Brook Park is looking for volunteers to check on the new street trees it has planted in Mott Haven and Port Morris. Hip-hop and Afro-Latin dance are on the agenda of St. Mary’s Park, with performances on June 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. and a family dayRead More