Ten years ago gardeners Olga and Carmen Rodriguez moved back to Puerto Rico entrusting Palmas Del Caribe Community Garden to Alfonso Rodriguez and Julio Medina. The strawberry patch that Olga started in 1972 remains today a permanent fixture of the garden. The garden is located on Eagle Avenue in a fraction of the footprint of [...]Read More
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The fall is a great time to plant new shrubs and get them settled in the ground before the frost arrives. Recently Sherman Avenue Gardeners, with support from NY Cares hosted a workday with twenty-five Barclays Bank volunteers, where they weeded a large area in the shade of a willow and planted; pink and white [...]Read More
For the past year the Bronx and Manhattan Land Trust has been honored to work with Peter Shenk Koontz. Peter arrived in NYC from his home-state of Indiana last August and came to BLT and MLT via his Vista sponsored position with the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. He enthusiastically jumped into his role [...]Read More Bronx and Manhattan Land Trusts, Carver Community Garden, NYCCAH, Peter Shenk Koontz