Innovations in Community Garden Growing


With 63% of the American population living in cities, it’s no secret that many city-dwellers have limited space at home—especially outdoor space. But joining a community garden is one of the easiest ways to foreground sustainability and do your part in restoring nature to the concrete jungle that is NYC.

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Spring Picnic 2018 NYRP ❤️ East Harlem


To all the incredible attendees of Spring Picnic at Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem, thank you so much! It was an exceptionally magical evening and would not have been possible without your support! NYRP extends a special thanks to honorees Diane and Clyde Brownstone and Todd DeGarmo for their outstanding leadership in supporting our work.

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Forget Me Not: How to Look After Your Garden Space on Vacation


If you’re lucky enough to live in New York, you already know that you need a break from the Big Apple bustle every so often. But if you are one of the growing number of residents that have a plot in one of the city’s community gardens, an important question arises: How are you going to keep tabs on your garden space?

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Father and Son Return to Team NYRP


"Public space and respect for the natural environment is under threat more right now than ever before," said Zach Kalet-Schwartz, 25, a video editor who lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn. "We need strong voices and actions, like those of NYRP, to oppose those threats," he said.

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