Author: NYCCGC

Summer Leadership Retreat Scholarships Announced

Eighteen Scholarships Available! New York City Community Garden Coalition would like to share a very special opportunity with 18 lucky community gardening enthusiasts! This July, the amazing Center for Whole Communities at Knoll Farm, in collaboration with NYCCGC, will be hosting andfacilitating…

People, Plants, and Politics in The City – SAT.12.MAR

Join us at Making Brooklyn Bloom – the unofficial (and free!) start of the gardening season – on Saturday, March 12 at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. NYCCGC’s President and Vice-President, Karen Washington and Eric Thomann will present an overview of the…

NYCCGC to Co-Host Evening of Eco Films, Wed. March 9

New York’s pioneering community garden group, Green Guerillas, is hosting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Wednesday, March 9 at the LGBT Center, 208 West 13th St in Manhattan. Join community gardeners, urban farmers, composters, and others who care about the…

Welcome to the New & Improved NYCCGC.org!

New York City Community Garden Coalition is proud to unveil our new website, currently still in “beta” mode. On this new site, you can connect more easily with NYCCGC and the entire community gardening community. More features will be added…

2010: A Crucial Year

Chronicled on this page are press releases and statements from New York City Community Garden Coalition from 2010, a very busy year for the organization and a crucial year for the community gardens of our city. It was the year…

NYCCGC Responds to Parks Rules

On October 13, 2010, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation’s “new rules” for community gardens under their jurisdiction went into effect. After listening to the voices of our members and allies from across the city at our monthly meetings and…

NYCCGC Convenes Important Town Hall Meeting at The New School

Event: NYCCGC Town Hall Meeting Date: Saturday, October 2, 2010 Location: The New School – Wollman Hall, 66 W. 12th St. Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm On October 2, 2010, the New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC) will convene a…

NYCCGC Responds to Publication of Parks Rules

This official statement was delivered by NYCCGC Board Member Haja Worley at a press conference convened by the Parks Department on 9/13/10. The New York City Community Garden Coalition [NYCCGC] was founded in 1996 as a direct response to community…

Recap: NYCCGC Rally & Parks Dept. Public Hearing Regarding Proposed New Rules

MANY, MANY THANKS – to the 300+ community gardeners and supporters who came out to the rally & public hearing regarding Parks’ proposed new rules. It was an amazing day! Read testimonies, media reports, interviews & editorials, and blog posts below.…

Recap: NYCCGC Rally & Press Conference at City Hall

Many thanks to all who came out in support of our community gardens on Wednesday, August 4, 2010. It was a great day, with NYCCGC welcoming musicians, children, gardeners young and old, and representatives from New Yorkers for Parks, Green…