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Celebrate 40 Years of Community Gardening on Houston Street

| April 28th, 2013

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Join the Liz Christy gardeners and Green Guerillas to celebrate 40 years of community gardening on Houston Street.

Spend an afternoon in a glorious community garden.

Hat Party
Saturday, May 18th – 2 pm to 5 pm
Liz Christy Bowery Houston Community Garden
Bowery & Houston Streets
 

Wear your funkiest, most colorful, most historic hat. Win a prize – judging at 3:30 pm.

Refreshments will be served.

Free, but please RSVP: 40years@nycgreen.org or 646-405-4821.

Raindate – May 19th

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NYCCGC Mayoral Forum – April 27th!

| April 22nd, 2013

Join the NYC Community Garden Coalition for an important event:

Stand for Our Land – Mayoral Forum and Organizing Teach-In

April 27th, 9:30 am to 4 pm

Free, but please RSVP.

CLICK HERE for more info and to RSVP.

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Grants for Local Food Initiatives in NYC

| April 12th, 2013

Have an idea to help our city and need the funds to make it happen?  Looking for resources to get a healthy food initiative off the ground in your community?  New grants from Change by Us are now available for projects that support food access, awareness and sustainability.

Apply by April 30th and you could receive a grant of up to $2500 to start or expand a community garden, Adopt-a-Bodega, or any idea you have to make your neighborhood a healthier, happier place!

CLICK HERE for more info.

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NY4P Town Hall Forum on April 11th

| April 5th, 2013

Join New Yorkers for Parks for a Town Hall Forum and contribute to the 2013 Open Space Platform.

A great opportunity for community gardeners and greening advocates to make their voices heard.

April 11th, 6 pm to 8 pm

CLICK HERE to RSVP

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Plants for People

| March 20th, 2013

2012_Bx_Sp_GiveA_7Green Guerillas is hard at work organizing plant giveaways for community gardeners in the East Village, Central Brooklyn, and the South Bronx. Our giveaways will feature custom-seeded organic fruit and vegetable seedlings and herbs, including varieties that are drought resistant and hardy enough to thrive in NYC growing conditions. A selection of flowers will help community gardeners add splashes of color to garden beds.

In May we will invite community gardeners to come together to pick up plants and seeds, get information on growing techniques, and trade garden stories. Community gardeners continually tell us the plants they get at GGs giveaways help boost their community garden-grown harvests in important ways.

PLEASE MAKE A DONATION to support these important giveaways.

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