Author: Sara Romanoski

October General Meeting – 10/20, 6:30pm

Join us for our October General Meeting! Join us at the NYCCGC’s to discuss HPD lots, GreenThumb funding, and any issues that you may have concerning your community gardens. Thursday, October 20th, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street,…

Gardens in the News

Catch up on the latest about community gardens in the news in our media round-up! Gabriel Byrne, Electeds Try to Save Elizabeth St. Garden from New Threat Bedford+Bowery, 9/22/16 Residents Protest Plans to Turn Elizabeth Street Garden Into Housing Development…

Elizabeth Street Garden Threatened by Development Plan

NYCCGC supports Elizabeth Street Garden in its call for the City to rescind the RFP at the Elizabeth Street Garden. The City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP), a move to replace the Elizabeth…

Court Rules Against Boardwalk Community Garden, Victim of a 2013 Taking

In the early morning hours of Dec. 28, 2013, a construction crew sent by the City of New York and NYSE-listed developer iStar Financial bulldozed a decades-old community garden. This lawsuit was brought on behalf of nearly fifty local West Coney Island community…

August General Meeting, 8/18, 6:30pm

Join us for our August General Meeting! Thursday, August 18th, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Carrie McCracken TRUCE Community Garden, 143 St. Nicholas Avenue, Harlem, Manhattan