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The More Gardens! Coalition is a group of community people, gardeners, and environmental and social justice activists who promote the development and preservation of community gardens as well as the cultivation of fallow land in New York City (NYC). We share information about community gardens with the public in order to raise awareness and engage people in both actual gardening and political activism. We organize individuals and groups to build an enduring infrastructure that provides direction and support for those engaged in the struggle for gardens. By using fundamental democratic tools we work with communities in order to reclaim local government and eventually affect its highest levels.
(View a full timeline of More Gardens' initiatives and achievements.)
The following links provide a listing of community gardens in New York City. Feel free to contact any of them, and inquire about volunteering with them.
Here is a list of all the ways you can contribute to the growth and mission of More Gardens!
Advocacy/Civic Participation, Architecture/Design, Arts/Culture, Community, Development/Organizing, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Gardening, Health Care, Housing, Legal Assistance, Nutrition, Public Policy/Research, Youth Development
To inquire about volunteer opportunities, or to learn more visit the More Gardens! website, or contact them.
"The man/woman who has planted a garden feels that he/she has done something for the good of the world."—Vita Sackville-West
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.
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