Community gardeners from throughout the five boroughs came together this past Saturday to celebrate thirty years of GreenThumb, one of the country’s largest urban gardening programs. Representatives from each garden attended to conference, to collaborate on new ideas, connect with one another, and attend workshops. This was the 25th annual GrowTogether conference run by GreenThumb. [...]
Few people who move to New York City expect to awaken to clucking hens, or have their neighbor bring over warm, freshly laid eggs as a welcome. But that’s what’s happening on Dean Street in the North Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
The Walt L. Shamel (Dean North) Community Garden started raising chickens, for their eggs, [...]