Tag Archives: community gardens

9th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable - Part 2
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Yonnette Fleming is a lifelong musician, social change catalyst and urban farmer who is committed to advancing systems of knowledge which help people recognize oppression and build health and resilience […]
by Truly Johnson
1st Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable Series - Part 1
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Karen Washington, Farmer at Rise & Root Farm, GreenThumb community gardener at Garden of Happiness Panelists: Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA. GreenThumb community gardener […]
by Truly Johnson
4th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Power of Community Gardens in New York City
The New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College is partnering with the New York City Community Garden Coalition to host a breakfast seminar exploring the power of community gardens in New York City. At the seminar, participants will learn about community gardens and their role in community and economic development; discuss the intersection between race, food, […]
by julia
10th May 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Siempre Verde Community Garden Opening
The Siempre Verde Community Garden (SVG) will be celebrating the opening of its first growing season on Mother’s Day week end with a program of family activities.
by Trude Chandler
22nd Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Turning Vacant Acres into Community Resources
This two-day event will engage advocates, policy makers and scholars in New York City land policy workshops, discussions focusing the history of vacant land in New York City and a symposium in which land transformation facilitators from around the world will share best practices.
by Trude Chandler
Jul 3, 2013
Summer solstice on 119th Street
The arrival of summer was toasted with lemonade at a garden on 119th Street.
by Johanna Goetzel
Jul 12, 2012
Brownfields or Vacant Lots In Your Life?
Is the New York City summer weather inspiring you to start a garden or farm? Unsure if your local vacant, empty space or yard is safe for planting produce? The truth is, because many of the city’s neighborhoods have an industrial past, the soil is probably contaminated. To be safe, City Atlas recommends sending a […]
by Jeff Kasper