Author: Sara Romanoski

Gardens in the News

Upcoming Events Thursday, February 15th, 6:30pm – Community Board 10 Land Use Meeting on Mandela Community Garden Despite the community’s dedication to Mandela Community Garden, the mayor has designated it for housing development. Please attend this meeting, be passionate, hold them…

Gardens in the News

  On the Radar Park or Playground? Semantics Dispute Illuminates Preservationists’ Fight NY Times, 1/1/18 Uptown Community Board Backs Creation Of Community Land Trust Patch, 12/20/17

Gardens in the News

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

#Sandy5 Mobilization Around Fifth Anniversary of Superstorm

Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy blasted our city and our communities. Join us on October 28th as we remember, resist, and rise together five years after the storm. It will be a powerful display of our resilience and our commitment…

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…