Harvest Time at Roberto Clemente Garden

Paula Diaz Harvesting Collards

Now that late summer has rolled around its harvest time for Roberto Clemente Garden. This year’s harvest will include many fruits and vegetables including: tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, apples, cherries, pears, figs, peaches, broccoli, lettuce, beans,  sweet and hot peppers, as well as a plethora of herbs. Continue reading

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Land Trust Members Attend Rally to Save GreenThumb

Bronx and Manhattan Land Trusts had several representatives at the “Rally to Save GreenThumb” on Tuesday, April 5th at City Hall.  Attending were executive director, Erica Packard; community organizer, Catherine Wint; board member, Edie Kean; and Davidson Avenue gardener, Kim Brown.  The rally was in response to cuts to community block grant funding, which funds the GreenThumb program in New York City.  Find out more about the rally, sign the petition to save GreenThumb, and more at New York City Community Garden Coalition.