Month: April 2020

Roundtable on Gardens Rising

Join us for a discussion on the opportunities, ideas and challenges to take on Gardens Rising. We will brainstorm with professionals in nature-based and green Infrastructure and other related disciplines to discover following steps for this project. This week’s round-table features:…

First Meeting on Green Possibilities

Gardens Rising started its Phase One meetings with a round-table workshop at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, where community stakeholders and experts in green infrastructure discussed on the array of opportunities, limitations and all possible practices to build sustainable and storm resistant communities in…

First Roundtable 12/4/15

The first Gardens Rising Roundtable took place December 4th 2015, at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 E.11th St between 2nd and 3rd Aves. Our inaugural workshop included community stakeholders and experts in the use of green infrastructure to increase permeability…

Gardens Rising Roundtables

The first Gardens Rising roundtable took place December 4, 2015 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 E. 11th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. Our inaugural workshop included community gardeners, neighborhood stakeholders and noted experts in green infrastructure, landscape design…

Second Roundtable 12/17/15

The second Gardens Rising Roundtable took place Thursday, December 17th 2016, at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, located on 232 E. 11th Street, behind St. Mark’s Church between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. As with the previous events, this roundtable featured experts,…

Third Roundtable 1/14/16

The third Gardens Rising Roundtable took place Thursday, January 14th 2016, at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, located on 232 E. 11th Street, behind St. Mark’s Church between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. As with the previous events, this roundtable featured experts, stakeholders and members of the…

Fourth Roundtable 2/3/16

The fourth Gardens Rising Roundtable took place Wednesday, February 3rd, from 6:30-8:30pm, at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, located on 232 E. 11th Street, behind St. Mark’s Church between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. As with the previous events, the roundtable features experts, stakeholders and interested members…

Fifth Roundtable 02/24/16

Bill LoSasso, the new director of NYC Parks GreenThumb program, was our featured guest at the Gardens Rising Roundtable, on Wednesday, February 24th at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 E. 11th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. The largest community garden program in the…

Gardens Rising Public Update Meeting

Just in time for Spring, Gardens Rising Green Infrastructure construction phase is finally beginning. The first contracts for soil borings and engineering analysis has been awarded to the landscape architecture firm of WeintraubDiaz. Drill rigs will be employed to open holes…