Green Spaces

Join a NYRP Community Garden

Community Gardener
Community garden volunteer caring for a vegetable bed.

Become one of a growing number of cultivators, caretakers, and champions of some of New York City’s most precious green plots by joining a New York Restoration Project (NYRP) community garden. NYRP community gardeners are neighbors from all walks of life – they are the driving force behind our organization’s efforts to sustain and promote the many environmental, social and economic benefits that our 52 gardens bring to communities throughout the five boroughs. 

From growing your own vegetables to assisting with tree watering, sharing your skills in a workshop, composting, supporting garden maintenance, to helping at a movie night, there are many ways you can get involved in community gardens with NYRP. Community gardeners open our gardens for public use, as well as work with NYRP staff to help maintain and care for the gardens. NYRP continues to work alongside a growing and diverse community of dedicated gardeners and community members across this great city.

NYPR community gardeners meet regularly during the garden season, April through October. Like our spaces, each group has a diverse governance structure, which can include membership expectations, open hours, and growing preferences. 

Find a list of our gardens here. If you want to connect with your local community garden, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your name, contact info and the name of the NYRP garden that you are interested in.

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