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Project Activities: Community Gardens

The Active Living Partnership at Stapleton (ALPS) promotes and studies the benefits of healthy community design in Stapleton and the surrounding neighborhoods. Over the next 15 to 20 years, the cit ...

A favorite spot for senior citizens and children alike, Tremont Community Garden in the Tremont section of the Bronx includes raised planting beds where gardeners grow an assortment of fruits and v ...

Located in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, community members enjoy an assortment of events and activities at this community garden, which is one of 64 New York City gardens protected by the Tr ...

A project of Trust for Public Land, Taqwa Farms is a unique urban park in that it generates more than 2,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables per year within its two acres. Local families and residen ...

The Schuylkill River Skatepark project represents a new way of thinking about the relationship of public space to skateboarding. The project is located in downtown Philadelphia, at the terminus of ...

Used by local residents for block meetings, outdoor events, and recreational activities, Nemehiah Ten Garden is one of the 64 community gardens permanently protected by Trust for Public Land. Resid ...

Community members of all ages visit the garden in the Morrisania section of the Bronx to escape the turmoil of the city and enjoy the peaceful and relaxing qualities of nature. Now permanently prot ...

A group of ten ambitious children and adults transformed a lot of garbage and debris that was home to drug sales and other illicit activities into a magnificent community garden. The garden, which ...

The Edible Schoolyard at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School is an organic teaching garden that engages the school's 950 students in all aspects of growing, harvesting and preparing nutritious, s ...

Permanently protected by the Trust for Public Land, this southern Washington Heights neighborhood garden was once a six-foot mountain of garbage. Determined to improve the neighborhood's declin ...

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