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Community Gardens

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Vegetable Plots Behind Our Homes, In Our Communities

Community gardens and front-lawn vegetable patches have become more commonplace over the past decade, yielding positive benefits to those participating in them.

07/10/2013

A $10 million grant from media mogul Barry Diller and the fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg partially funded the green space High Line park in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Conn. Cities Get Grants For Green Space, Gardens

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Almost $340,000 is being divided between seven Connecticut cities to help them create and maintain green space and community gardens. The money is part of a program that started in 2007. […]

10/16/2010

NYC Drafts New Rules To Protect Community Gardens

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has drafted new rules to govern hundreds of community gardens that give city dwellers with no back yards a chance to dig in the dirt. Under the rules […]

09/13/2010

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Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC's Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010

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Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC’s Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010

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Demonstrators Disapprove Of Proposed NYC Park Rules

Demonstrators gathered at City Hall Wednesday to voice their disapproval for a new set of “Park Rules” published in The City Record saying they don’t do enough to protect community gardens.

1010 WINS–08/04/2010