Boys Club Summer Program Kicks Off with Garden Tour and Tasting

Share   As we’ve told you previously, we are regularly working with the Boys Club of New York in the East Village this summer, specifically focusing on outdoor garden projects that enhance their STEM (science, technology, […]

Slow Spring, Pretty Garden

Share 2015 spring planting began in earnest in April and May and we saw plants, from newly seeded, to annuals, returning perennials, fall bulbs, wintered over greens and even some volunteers start growing up through […]

It’s Finally Here! Winter Slowly Eases into Gardening Season

Share Will it ever end? This is what many winter-hating, hibernating New Yorkers, particularly garden-loving New Yorkers, grumbled daily from inside their cozy aeries and their walking igloo coats as they suffered an epically long, […]

UPDATE: Send Letter and Attend Thursday’s CB3 Meeting in Support of Community Gardens District

Share     As we told you in November (“Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side“), East Village and Lower East Side gardeners have started a proposal afoot […]

Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side

Share New York City is known for its unique neighborhood business districts: the Garment District, the Flower District, the Furniture District, the Diamond District–even the Human Hair District (for wigs). These areas are characterized by […]

Save Siempre Verde Garden: Another LES Community Garden Threatened with Development (UPDATED)

Share Real estate developers want to build luxury apartments on top of Siempre Verde Garden, the Lower East Side’s youngest member of Green Thumb NYC’s community.  Please do what you can to help stop this […]

Help Support Community Land Access on October 2 at Mapping Matters Benefitting 596 Acres

Share At an abandoned MTA-owned railroad spur in Long Island City, near “the busiest railroad junction in the United States,” sits a new community run urban farm called Smiling Hogshead Ranch. Smiling Hogshead Ranch is […]

Campos’ Young Neighbors Help Plant Children’s Garden

Share This year’s garden had a bit of late start, but once the beds were constructed and filled in mid-June, planting began in earnest. Young volunteers came by and helped plant the four raised beds […]

Campos Garden Gets Citizen’s Committee Grant to Build Permanent Children’s Garden for Lower East Side Youth

Share The Children’s Garden at Campos was created last year in the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction after Children’s Workshop School generously took it upon themselves to seek and won a grant from the Citizens Committee […]

Straw Bale Garden at Campos Featured in GrowTogether Conference Workshop: Learn and Get Inspired

Share NYC Foodscape is leading a straw bale gardening workshop at the 30th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference. This year’s conference features exciting new workshops and returning favorites, including many hands-on and youth-focused workshops for gardeners of […]