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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    • Harlem Green: 9th Annual Community Garden Tour on 8/30

      Aug 23, 2014 | Green Guerillas

      Saturday, August 30th

      10 am to 5 pm, free!

      Harlem’s community gardeners invite you to tour beautiful, historic community gardens.

      Th e tour swill start at 10 am with a sumptuous breakfast at the J.D. Wilson Garden at 219 W. 122nd Street and end at 5 pm with a traditional Harlem Barbecue at the William A. Harris Garden at 153rd Street and St. Nicholas Avenue.

      Visitors will see 15 lush oases with verdant flora and fauna, rainwater harvesting systems, solar pond aeration and lighting, vertical gardening, bee hives, gazebos, established fruit trees, abundant herbs, vegetables, extensive composting systems, and more.

      Attendees are encouraged to bicycle or walk the tour. However, thanks to the NYC Parks Department, a bus will be available. Sponsors for the event include GreenThumb … 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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