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Green Guerillas uses a unique mix of education, organizing and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens, sustain grassroots groups, grow food, engage youth, and address issues critical to the future of their gardens.

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    • Youth Farm CSA Shares Available

      Mar 31, 2015 | Green Guerillas

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      Sign up today for vegetable shares or flower shares from the amazing Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

      Click HERE for more information and an application form.

      Please sign up by June 1st.

    • Community Gardens on HPD Land Still at Risk

      May 21, 2015 | Green Guerillas

      Earlier this year the City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) published a list of 181 sites available for developers to build housing through their New Infill Homeownership Opportunities Program (NIHOP) and Neighborhood Construction Program (NCP), including sites that are community gardens.

      The New York City Community Garden Coalition and 596 Acres have worked hard to raise awareness about this issue, mobilize people, and support community gardeners. Unfortunately, twenty community gardens remain on the list of possible development sites even though HPD has hundreds of vacant sites it can utilize for these programs.

      In a letter to commissioner Vicki Been, Green Guerillas urged HPD to remove the community garden sites from the development list and engage in discussions about how to protect and preserve … Read More

  • About Green Guerillas

    Our History

    In the early 1970’s Green Guerillas began rallying people to use community gardening as a tool to reclaim urban land and bring people together to solve problems that plagued their neighborhoods. We are the oldest community garden organization in New York City. Read More

    Our Approach

    More than 600 community gardens serve as testament to the skill, creativity, and determination of New York City’s community gardeners. We support the efforts of these remarkable grassroots leaders and help create the next generation of community gardeners. Read More

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