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Farming in the City: NYCHA Opens Its First Large-Scale Urban Farm

These days, new urban farms are big news. As people work to lead healthier, greener, and complementary-to-the-earth lives, urban farming is becoming more popular than ever. It’s all over the country, too. In Seattle, the Beacon Food Forest will soon … Continue reading

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One of NYCHA’s True Green Gardeners

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer This morning as I looked out my window and saw several fallen trees I was inspired to write about gardening in NYCHA. I woke up, turned on my computer, looked at the Google search query … Continue reading

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NYCHA Resident Green Committees (RGCs) fight for a greener NYC

Urban gardens need evangelists, enthusiastic advocates who not only get others excited about the possibility of gardening in the city, but are willing to do the hard work associated with coaxing plants from concrete. Residents living in New York City … Continue reading

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GreenNYCHA and Mr. Peanut bring another urban garden to Manhattan’s Lower East Side

Urban gardens are garnering big time support not only from individual residents, but from major public and private organizations. In October, Planters brought its “Naturally Remarkable” program to New York City in a partnership with the New York City Housing … Continue reading

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