Category: NYCCGC News

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…

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

Community Gardens Mitigate Stormwater

Every year, over 140 million gallons of stormwater do not enter NYC’s waterways with untreated sewage because New Yorkers have built and maintain hundreds of community gardens. Almost every time it rains, NYC’s sewer system overflows, carrying stormwater and raw…

June General Meeting, 6/16, 6:30pm

Join us for our June General Meeting! **GreenThumb Executive Director Bill LoSasso will be in attendance!!** Thursday, June 16, 6:30pm-8:30pm Chenchita’s Group Community Garden 1691-93 Madison Avenue, Manhattan