On the occasion of the Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference at Hostos this weekend, we invite you to meet gardeners in Harlem!
Despite pressures from encroachment and gentrification; Harlem Community Gardens continue to provide focal points of pride and common ground for residents and visitors alike. This short tour gives just a peek; because there are new gardens being formed as well as stable veteran gardens and revived gardens. Harlem boasts many school gardens, municipal housing gardens as well as independent organization gardens. Harlem gardens operate under many agency jurisdictions. some are Land trusted,and many are preserved under new Parks Department rules issued this year.
Tentative Tour Schedule
2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd @ 117th Street