Author: Sara Romanoski

Join NYC’s Browns Distribution Network

Calling all NYC woodworkers, landscapers, coffee roasters, community composters, gardeners, and more! Do you produce a chemical-free, carbon-rich byproduct (like sawdust, woodchips, or coffee chaff)? Are you a composter looking for locally-produced “waste” materials that can amend your piles and…

From Seed Bombs to City Hall – Interview with Aziz Dehkan

Inverview with NYCCGC Executive Director Aziz Dehkan Posted to EcoCentric by Grace Communications Foundation GRACE Communications Foundation develops innovative strategies to increase public awareness of the critical environmental and public health issues created by our current industrial food system, and…

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, Garden Stories, Reports, and Garden Gifts.

Defend Green Valley Community Farm

The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) has moved forward with a request for proposals for housing development on one of the garden sites that the Mayor’s office, HPD and NYC Parks announced were being permanently preserved in…

11/4 The Power of Community Gardens in New York City

Discussion + Networking + Forum 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…

Playback: Mayor de Blasio on Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden caught the attention of Mayor de Blasio during his weekly appearance on WNYC. Lisa, from NoLiTa, pressed the mayor on his plan to replace Elizabeth Street garden with housing. Listen to his response on the Brian Lehrer…