Posts Tagged ‘Community Garden’

© 2013 Sibel Ozbek.

5th Graders hold class at 61 Franklin St community garden

by Heather Van De Mark on

Ege Ozbek, a fifth-grader in PS 31 Samuel F. Dupont Magnet School for the Arts & Humanities, hosted a composting workshop at 61 Franklin Street Community Garden in Greenpoint on Wednesday, October 30. Over the years, Ege has developed a great interest and big love for gardening, planting trees, farming, and the environment, especially greening… READ MORE

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Repairing the Land on Java Street

by Eric Himmelfarb on

Greenpoint, Brooklyn sits on top of an estimated 17 million to 30 million gallons of oil (read about it here and here), so starting a community garden in the neighborhood requires more than just tossing some seeds into the ground and reaping a quick harvest. Despite all we’ve done over the last 150 years or… READ MORE