November 30th, 6 pm to 8 pm
GGs members, community gardeners, and community garden supporters: please join us for an evening of conversation. Learn about GGs program plans for 2017. Explore how the NYC community gardening movement can connect with environmental and social justice movements nationwide. Engage in a discussion: should we be taking steps to make all NYC community gardens permanent?
We will gather at the First Presbyterian Church at 12 W. 12th Street in Manhattan, just west of 5th Avenue.
Enjoy food and refreshments. Free raffle!
Positive RSVPs HERE or call 212.594.2155, ext 4
November 7th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Please join community gardeners and community garden supporters to celebrate another colorful, bountiful growing season and support the work of Green Guerillas.
Beer, wine, appetizers, and garden stories will be served.
Click HERE to get more info and purchase tickets.
Celebrate with us!
The 2016 market season is in full swing at the Youth Farm.
Market tables are full of locally grown produce at an amazing youth-powered farmers market every Wednesday from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm through October 26th.
The market is located right on the Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service, 600 Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
For more info CLICK HERE
Community Market & Garden
Their summer tour will feature the bounty of fresh food grown in the Bronx and available at local farmers’ markets. Padre Plaza Community Garden boasts food production, a Wednesday market and seasonal events in the garden. Brook Park, in the heart of the South Bronx is a must-see, a community hub for green growth, not just of plants but of people. The tour will stop at the South Bronx Farmers Market to allow for some shopping of farm fresh produce on the way to the final stop, La Finca del Sur Urban Farm, whose crops contribute to the community market.
Tour Guide: Sheryll Durrant, Garden Manager for Kelly Street Garden
Tickets are $30.
Saturday, June 18th – 2 pm to 9 pm
at the beautiful, historic Hattie Carthan Community Garden
700 Marcy Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
This year’s theme “Our Food is Our Culture” is a community offering of foods from the African Diaspora. One of the most interesting things about the food of the African Diaspora is how closely it connects the people who prepare it, often without them even realizing it. There are several characteristics that almost all cuisines of the African Diaspora share: seasoning techniques; cooking techniques, such as stewing and frying; and the prevalence of starchy mashes or porridges eaten with stews and soups or on their own. African, Latin, and Caribbean cuisine ingredients are nearly identical, most likely due to the similarity in climate. Tropical foods such as plantains, cassava, coconuts, and palm oil are staples in West African and Afro-Brazilian cooking. The distinctive ingredients of southern cuisine, as well as the styles of cooking them, have been common for centuries in Africa.
The Hattie Carthan community gardeners will serve homemade dishes – much of the greens and salads are grown in the garden. Guests can also enjoy southern BBQ, live blues music, live farm animals, and more.
Meat Plate $10 – 3 choices of meat, $8 – 2 choices of meat, $7 – vegetarian plate $7, homemade pies $2 per slice, sorrel and herbs drinks – $2, herbal drinks and fresh fruit smoothies – $3, roast corn – $2, sage sausages – $2, chicken foot Souse – $3 bowl
Questions: [email protected]