Category: Events

Gardens Rising Sets Sail!

After many months of discussions, meetings and on-the-ground organizing, the Gardens Rising Steering Committee came together for the first time on Sunday March 13th at the Sixth Street Community Center. A full house of community gardeners, environmental activists and Lower…

1st Public Steering Committee Meeting

Herman Hewitt (Mundo Verde), Brigid Keating (Senior Project Manager of NYC Economic Development Corp.), Jack Linn (Asst. Comm. of the NYC Dept. of Parks and Rec.), Carmine D’Intino (Middle Earth), Carlos Martinez (Asst. Director, NYC Green Thumb), Sarah Zaborowsky (Great…

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…

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…