Gardens in the News

Catch up on the latest about community gardens in the news in our media round-up!

Scroll for On the Radar, Community News, and Garden Stories.

On the Radar

Seeds of discord? Garden sprouts a sue-ready group
The Villager, 4/27/17

Official Review Begins of De Blasio’s 3rd Neighborhood Rezoning: East Harlem
City Limits, 4/25/17

CB2 Chair Condemns Ouster of ‘Friends’ from Elizabeth Street Garden
Bowery Boogie, 4/4/17

Elizabeth Street Garden Advocates Form Non-Profit Corporation to Fight for its Existence
Bowery Boogie, 4/3/17

How Donald Trump Could Weed Out Your Community Garden
WNYC, 3/30/17

Queens Board Approves Rockaway Rezoning With Significant Conditions
CityLimits, 3/30/17

How Development And Rezoning Efforts Will Shape East Harlem In 2017 And Beyond
Bisnow, 3/23/17

Community News

Grab a Bucket of Free Compost in Bed-Stuy on Friday and Saturday
DNAInfo, 4/28/17

Volunteers tidy up parks throughout the five boroughs on Earth Day
Daily News, 4/22/17

An Environmentalist’s Dream Kitchen is Open to the Public in New York City
Robb Report, 4/22/17

Earth Day events in Corona, Briarwood
Queens Chronicle, 4/20/17

These New York Gardeners Are Fighting The System By Growing Food
Fader, 4/17/17

Community garden revamp in works at Marble Hill Houses
News12, 4/17/17

A gathering of green thumbs: City’s community garden summer volunteer programs kicks off at The Battery
Downtown Express, 4/16/17

Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven
EcoWatch, 4/11/17

Maple Street Community Garden Growing Toward Official Green Space
Bklyner, 4/5/17

Case Study: Boston Urban Farm Retailing Ordinance
EfficentGov, 3/28/17

Neighbors Use Their Green Thumbs To Save Honey Bees
Bklyner, 3/27/17

Week-Long Exchange Shares Sustainable Infrastructure Strategies in New York and Rio
Rio on Watch, 3/23/17

Department of Sanitation unveils plan to expand organics program
News12, 3/23/17

Garden Stories

Why are people posing nude in this giant bird nest?
NY Post, 4/29/17

Naked in a nest: Liberating art project bears it all in Brooklyn
Pix11, 4/27/17

Design by Community - Case Studies of Resiliency: 1st Community Garden
WNYC, 4/25/17

Prince Protege: ‘He Would Have Wanted Us All to Move Forward’
NBC News, 4/21/17

On the Trail of New York's Greatest Trees
CityLab, 4/17/17

Ballet Hispánico Is Giving Latino Artists A Voice They Deserve
Huffington Post, 4/14/17

Purple praise and very good visuals; The Villager nabs four NYPA awards
The Villager, 4/13/17

How One Person’s Small, Brave Compost Pile Changed New York City
Yes!, 4/8/17

From Los Angeles: Fighting Eviction, a Gardener Turns to Organic Industry Giants for Help
NY Times, 4/6/17

A Day in the Park: the Hidden Treasures of Queens
Queens Chronicle, 4/6/17

Meet the Modern Farmers: Rise & Root Farm
Modern Farmer, 4/3/17

20 simple ways to make New York a better place
TimeOut New York, 3/30/17