Category: Actions

A Garden District in NYC?

Gardeners in Community Board 3 are putting forth a proposal to create a Community Garden District. The following has been re-posted with permission. For more information, check out Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS).   A proposal to create a Community Gardens…

Notes on the 12/15 Boardwalk Community Garden Hearing

On Monday December 15th the Boardwalk Community Garden case had its day in court. Given the limited nature of the hearing, we were only able to convey to Judge Sweeney the major parts of the case, and in quite broad…

PACK THE COURT! Stand with Boardwalk Community Garden

After the previous judge recused himself, the Boardwalk Community Garden has a new judge and a new court date! Please help us PACK THE COURT and show Judge Peter Paul Sweeney how important this case is to the future of…

Boardwalk Community Garden Lawsuit Update

By NYCCGC President Ray Figueroa  MARK YOUR CALENDARS & SPREAD THE WORD – COME OUT TO THE RALLY & PRESS CONFERENCE at 10:30 AM and to PACK THE COURTROOM at 12:15 PM on MONDAY, the 15TH of DECEMBER at BROOKLYN (KINGS COUNTY) STATE…

For Immediate Release: Response to NY Post article “Root of all evil: Vegetables in NYC gardens are ‘toxic’”

For Immediate Release: NYCCGC response to the New York Post November 16th 2014 article “Root of all evil: Vegetables in NYC gardens are ‘toxic’” by Gary Buiso  Contact: Aziz Dehkan, Executive Director, New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC) — 973-222-5413   aziz@nyccgc.org In response to yet…

Open Letter from East New York Farms

By David Vigil, reposted with permission It was with disappointment, but with little surprise, that we read the article “The Root of All Evil” in this Sunday’s New York Post.  This article is the third that Gary Buiso has written…

Update on LaGuardia Corner Gardens Case

Reposted from Ellen Horan: Dear Gardeners and Garden Coalition members, This is not over. There was ruling today on the NYU case called ‘Glick v. Harvey’ (see here). Just to make clear to you, (and to my best understanding), this is…

Boardwalk Community Garden Lawsuit Update

On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014, NYCCGC joined together with a coalition of Coney Island residents and community gardeners to pack Kings County Supreme Court, in support of our lawsuit against the City’s decision to approve and fund a $53 million…

PACK THE COURTROOM!

Join Boardwalk Community Garden in their fight to regain their community space! Tuesday, June 10, 9:30 AM Brooklyn State Supreme Court 360 Adams Street, Courtroom 441 Let’s stand in solidarity with our sisters & brothers struggling to salvage their right to…