Community Gardens

Community gardens in the U.S. and Canada.

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Urban Chinese Vegetable Garden in New Haven, CT

NEW HAVEN, CONN By GardenClips. A visit to an urban Chinese vegetable garden in New Haven, CT – an example of urban guerilla gardening.  With host Eric Larson of the Marsh Botanical Garden at Yale University.

The Importance of Urban Gardens

WASHINGTON, D.C. With Lola Bloom of City Blossoms, about the importance of gardens in the city.  Video by The Nature Conservancy.

Tips from a Brooklyn Community Garden

BROOKLYN, NY: Visit a community garden in Tompkins Square Park North in Brooklyn, NY. Urban Gardener is a video series dedicated to exploring some of the most interesting city green spaces and meeting some of the most creative urban gardeners around the US, whether they’re just off a street or on top of a skyscraper …Read more »

Empty Lot to Community Garden

BROOKLYN, NY: This community garden offers a shared plot for farming as well as a space for family and friends – but only recently was it an overgrown empty garbage lot. Urban Gardener is a video series dedicated to exploring some of the most interesting city green spaces and meeting some of the most creative …Read more »

Common Good City Farm Trailer

WASHINGTON, D.C. Common Good City Farm in Washington, DC’s LeDroit Park is DC Farm-to-School Approved! DC Greens encourages District teachers to engage their students in farm-based learning. To aid in their search for programs that provide a rich educational experience we have developed an assessment tool – the DC Farm to School Stamp of Approval …Read more »

Gangsta Gardening: Transforming a Neighborhood through Gardening

SOUTH CENTRAL LOS ANGELES, CA A TED Talk Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.” Learn …Read more »

Nimmo Community Garden in Virginia Beach, VA

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA From PlantPop: “We venture off to the southeastern region of Virginia Beach and visit a community garden that donates all of their harvests, well over 1000 pounds per year, through direct donations and distribution from many local area churches and organizations. Nimmo Community Garden, located at Nimmo United Methodist Church, is run …Read more »

East Ocean View Community Garden Features Hydroponics

NORFOLK, VA From PlantPop: “In the East Ocean View district of Norfolk, VA, an empty lot has been turned into a successful community garden. JoAnne Merinar from Bon Secours and Deborah Lutz, a landscape designer that lives in East Ocean View explain the strategies and hopes for the Community Garden, now in it’s 5th year. …Read more »