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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Meet the Brownstones!


In 1996, Diane Brownstone read an article in Better Homes & Gardens about an organization that was transforming abandoned, vacant lots into vibrant community gardens. “I was so taken by the magic of it,” she said. “I just had to get involved!”

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Etsy Plants Trees with NYRP


Yes, your favorite shop that’s keeping commerce human teamed up with the New York Restoration Project and Urban Offsets, a national sustainably leader, to plant trees in New York City and Hudson, New York.

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Shake Up Thanksgiving with NYRP’s Recipe of the Month


NYRP has interviewed and cataloged the recipes of our amazing community gardeners throughout the five boroughs so that your Thanksgiving, holidays, and New Year’s recipes will be foolproof, hearty, and full of love.

This month, we’re sharing an incredibly delightful Linguine Salad recipe from Target Bronx’s Miriam Tabb. Enjoy!

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“Nothing but Love for NYRP!” Meet a Gardener


Reginald Germain, 25, from South Ozone Park, Queens became the coordinator at Curtis “50 Cent” Community Garden in the borough after taking an avid interest in gardening, and wanting to learn more about growing his own food. “Around the time I started college, I just got a lot more interested in nutrition and outlets available to the community and that type of stuff,” he said while watering a small plot filled with mint, corn, and cucumbers.

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