Category: Actions

One Day, Two Important Meetings THU.16.JUN

This Thursday, June 16, NYCCGC begins its annual tradition of holding its summer meetings in community gardens around the city, giving everyone a chance to see what’s going on in other gardens and neighborhoods. Details below. Earlier in the day,…

NYCCGC & Allies Rally in the Rain to Save GreenThumb

NYCCGC thanks our many allies and fellow gardeners who braved the temperamental Spring weather to join us on the steps of City Hall today to raise our voices in an united effort to save GreenThumb, whose sole funding source, federal…

Rally to SAVE GreenThumb! TUE.05.APR

Rally: Tuesday, April 5th • 12:00 Noon • Steps of City Hall View/Download the Press Release (PDF) Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Threaten Funding of New York City’s Community Gardens In response, the New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC) is leading a…

Take Action to SAVE GreenThumb!

As many of you may already know, proposed federal budget cuts threaten the GreenThumb program and its support of New York City’s Community Gardens! Please, spread the word by printing out and sharing NYCCGC’s Action Alert and Petition to SAVE GreenThumb! Right…

NYCCGC Responds to Parks Rules

On October 13, 2010, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation’s “new rules” for community gardens under their jurisdiction went into effect. After listening to the voices of our members and allies from across the city at our monthly meetings and…

NYCCGC Convenes Important Town Hall Meeting at The New School

Event: NYCCGC Town Hall Meeting Date: Saturday, October 2, 2010 Location: The New School – Wollman Hall, 66 W. 12th St. Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm On October 2, 2010, the New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC) will convene a…

NYCCGC Responds to Publication of Parks Rules

This official statement was delivered by NYCCGC Board Member Haja Worley at a press conference convened by the Parks Department on 9/13/10. The New York City Community Garden Coalition [NYCCGC] was founded in 1996 as a direct response to community…

Recap: NYCCGC Rally & Parks Dept. Public Hearing Regarding Proposed New Rules

MANY, MANY THANKS – to the 300+ community gardeners and supporters who came out to the rally & public hearing regarding Parks’ proposed new rules. It was an amazing day! Read testimonies, media reports, interviews & editorials, and blog posts below.…

Recap: NYCCGC Rally & Press Conference at City Hall

Many thanks to all who came out in support of our community gardens on Wednesday, August 4, 2010. It was a great day, with NYCCGC welcoming musicians, children, gardeners young and old, and representatives from New Yorkers for Parks, Green…

NYCCGC Action Alert/Community Announcement

There will be a public hearing concerning the Park Dept.’s Proposed Rules set to replace the 2002 Community Gardens Agreement/OAG Memorandum of Agreement Tuesday, August 10 @ Chelsea Recreation Center 430 West 25th Street, 11:00am NYCCGC is firmly against the…