GreenThumb is having an event for garden groups in uptown Manhattan to mingle and learn about resources available to community gardeners! Here are the resources you can find out about and access at the 596 Acres table: Vacant city-owned land! Over a thousand acres of public land long abandoned by NYC can be turned into new […]
As more and more communities of color are returning to their agricultural roots, urban farming is becoming an increasingly popular and viable low cost alternative for residents to feed themselves and their families with healthy locally grown produce. Once forgotten by city government, these decades long vacant lots have now become green oases improving the […]
The city silently took away our park! It was not published or announced anywhere that it was going to be closed and saved for possible future development; but that is what happened. The only way to save it is to let the city know that the Vermont/Alexandrine park is needed and there are many children […]
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