Category: Actions

Rally at City Hall – Planning Meeting

Hello everyone, We will be holding a general meeting tomorrow, Tuesday February 3rd, 6:30 – 8:30 to discuss plans for our February 10th Rally at City Hall. Please note that we  will be meeting at: First Spanish Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn,…

Steps for Gardens in Danger

Reposted with permission from 596 Acres By John from Electric Ladybug Garden (Harlem) in collaboration with 596 Acres   STEPS FOR GARDENS IN DANGER 1. Don’t panic! Many people just like you have saved their gardens. You and your garden…

NYCCGC Statement Regarding Housing Preservation and Development’s (HPD) Housing Development Plan

The New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC) is deeply troubled over the number of sites listed in the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s most recent RFQ for the New Infill Home Ownership Opportunities Program (NIHOP) and Neighborhood Construction Program…

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…