Sunny and bright, the garden sunflowers are a delight!
Join us in the garden as we remember Pablo David with TRUCE, plant and share sunflower seedlings and share food and dance.
We are looking for other gardens and neighborhood planting sites to plant a little visible patch of Sunflowers and to display a poster.
The event flyer is here
. More info here
TRUCE will have a very informative program with delicious food in their courtyard.
See you again on Memorial Day, the gardeners will be cooking out At Carrie McCracken TRUCE Garden on Monday afternoon.
Event flyer here
Satruday, May 28, 2011 at 1p.m.
Plant seeds, take home a seedling
With a special tribute program celebrating Pablo’s beloved Garifuna culture.
Carrie McCracken TRUCE Community Garden, St. Nicholas Avenue between 117th & 118th Streets
collage of garden photos - thanks Eren
Thanks to all those that stopped by to see our table! Better yet, stop to see us in the garden.
Michelle's activity table
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Eggplants hidden beneath their leaves
jumbo sunflower growing
very long beans
We had a wonderful celebration on Saturday. TRUCE organized a moving memorial to beloved student Pablo David, with a screening of his video work and dancing to Garifuna drums. Many visitors to the garden potted sunflowers. We are grateful to everyone who attended, especially Pablo’s brother and friends and we thank New Song and all of our neighbors for sharing in this with us.
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TRUCE courtyard portrait mural
uniting to support the children of our community
Garifuna music with percussion and song
sunflowers transplanted and new crops planted
dummers play Garifuna rhythms
outstanding blooms in a garden box
sharing inspiration from Pablo
the grill is lit and the tables of treats are ready
New Song visits the garden and gets an introduction by Steve
the roses bloomed for the celebration
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- Sage picks the first radish of the season!
- sunflowers germinating in time for Pablo memorial
peppers and other starts in Steve's market project box
hazelnut growing vigorously
Ivy added annuals rock garden area
new bed layout
lots of passers-by stop to take a look
garden members discuss
grape vines survived the winter and now have trellis
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Kick-Off Planting Festival
Saturday May 22, 2010, Program begins at 11:00 a.m.
SUNFLOWERS IN HARLEM
Where: Carrie McCracken Truce Garden
St. Nicholas Avenue between 117-118th Streets
Plant seeds, take home a seedling, food, music, arts & crafts
In celebration of the spirit of Pablo David, an award-winning video artist who was a mentor to many young people in the Harlem community and beyond. Pablo had great pride in his Honduran Garifuna culture and also had a great respect for learning about other people’s traditions and issues of social justice. Pablo struggled in school but had finally started college when he was tragically killed in a car accident in 2004. Since then, TRUCE and the HCZ community has celebrated his life each year.
This garden event is a Harlem-wide invitation for individuals, families and community organizations to join in celebration of the peace and community Pablo David dedicated his life to.
Plant sunflowers and watch them bloom in Harlem symbolizing and honoring:
YOUNG PEOPLE STRIVING FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE
MENTORS AND ORGANIZATIONS DEVOTED TO YOUTH
GENEROSITY BEAUTY JUSTICE PEACE
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