Gardens in the News

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On the Radar

Absentee Landlord Threatens to Fence Off Harlem Community Garden -- J.D. Wilson
DNAInfo, 10/25/17

Inside the Fight to Save Little Italy’s Most Romantic Garden -- Elizabeth Street
Vogue, 10/23/17

East Harlem community leader: ‘We need affordable housing now!’
Liberation, 10/23/17

Targeted by Trump, National Service Programs to Aid the Poor Are Suffering Cuts
WNYC, 10/19/17

Key to Affordable Housing Development, Vacant Lots Remain Source of Controversy
Gotham Gazette, 10/17/17

Schumer: EPA Must Be Protected From Cuts
CBS New York, 10/12/17

East Harlem Rezoning Approved by Planning Commission, Moves to City Council
City Limits, 10/2/17

Ode to Cher: Gardeners weep over willow’s loss -- La Plaza Cultural, Lower East Side
The Villager, 9/21/17

OPINION: Community garden members seek to save towering willow -- Imani Community Garden, Weeksville
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 9/15/17

Huge Willow Tree In Brooklyn Garden Could Be Torn Down By Developers
Patch, 9/14/17

At Heated Inwood Debate, Rezoning Is Central Contention
City Limits, 9/10/17

Community News

Community Gardens Help To Heal Broken Neighborhoods
Clean Technica, 10/27/17

Homeless Shelter Opens Community Garden In The East Village
Patch, 10/26/17

A Farmer Like Me: Exploring Race and Farming in America
Civil Eats, 10/19/17

Harvest Fair: Community Garden Edition -- Brooklyn Bears Pacific Garden; This Rock Community Garden, East New York; Jenny's Garden, Harlem
Bklyner, 10/18/17

'Best Cities For Vegans' List Gives NYC Top Honors
Patch, 10/17/17

Public Housing Residents Ask the Crowd to Fund Sustainability Projects -- The Rockaways
NextCity, 10/12/17

'Brown Bin' Organics Program now in Queens
Queens Chronicle, 10/5/17

Roosevelt Island: Part of Manhattan, but Apart from It
NY Times, 10/4/17

Brooklyn Botanic Garden holds 25th Annual Chile Pepper Festival
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 10/3/17

Bluegrass At The Garden -- East 4th Street, Kensington
Bklyner, 9/29/17

Brooklyn Bridge Park To Get $1.5M In Capital Funds From Borough President -- Bridge Plaza Community Garden, Downtown Brooklyn
Patch, 9/28/17

6 Community Gardens To Explore Near NYU -- 6&B, Creative Little Garden, Miracle Garden, Le Petit Versailles, La Plaza Cultural, Liz Christy (East Village)
NYU Local, 9/28/17

WestSide Wednesdays: West Side Community Garden -- West Side Community Garden
West Side Rag, 9/27/17

The Parks Issue -- LaGuardia Corner Gardens, Greenwich Village
Washington Square News, 9/25/17

Donation drive in the Bronx for Puerto Rico -- Hispanos Unidos, West Farms
Pix11, 9/24/17

KHCC paves parking lot with plants -- Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
Riverdale Press, 9/22/17

Feting urban farmers: Thousands hit harvest fair to celebrate community gardens -- Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden
Brooklyn Paper, 9/22/17

Nonprofit Linked To NYCHA Creates Crowdfunding Portal For Sustainability Projects -- Far Rockaway
Gotham Gazette, 9/22/17

Prospect Heights Community Garden Grows City's Best Dahlias, Judges Say -- Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden
Patch, 9/21/17

This 84-Year-Old Puerto Rican Grandmother Helped Transform Riverside Park -- Jenny's Garden, Harlem
DNAInfo, 9/21/17

Two Jamaica gardeners take home blue ribbons at GreenThumb Harvest fair last weekend -- McKinley’s Children’s Garden, 9/21/17

"Floating food forest" docked in New York at one of the largest "food deserts" -- Swale
CBS News, 9/15/17

NYC Parks breaks ground on Little Claremont Park
Bronx Times, 9/8/17

Garden Stories

Film Documents Rebirth of Queens Garden -- Far Rockaway
Builder, 10/30/17

Movie Shows Restoration of Queens Garden Destroyed By Sandy
Patch, 10/30/17 -- Far Rockaway

Kimbal Musk Wants to Feed America, Silicon Valley-Style
NY Times, 10/16/17

Meet the woman who turned her Brooklyn apartment into a forest
Today, 10/13/17

For a Healthy New York, Preserving Green Spaces Is Essential
Observer, 10/5/17

Mayor Visits the High Line and Becomes One in Seven Million, Finally
NY Times, 9/26/17

Bouncing Around Bushwick Open Studios
Bedford + Bowery, 9/25/17

Q & A with Lindsey Shute
Farm & Dairy, 9/16/17

How Sheryll Durrant, Urban Farmer, Spends Her Sundays -- Kelly Street Garden, Longwood
NY Times, 9/15/17

Alumna Partners with the NYPD to Get Struggling Teens on the Right Track
Manhattan College, 9/14/17

New York City Parks in the Summer: Romance, Games and a Performance for a Dying Tree
NY Times, 9/2/17