Last season, over 100 New Yorkers joined us to volunteer at our new service series, Twigs & Swigs! If you haven’t heard, Twigs & Swigs puts a social twist on neighborhood greening bringing New Yorkers of all shapes and...Read more
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Community GardenerView from the Garden: Nayda Maymi
Don't let the weather fool you, spring is around the corner. In anticipation, we're sharing some stories from our gardeners last spring. Nayda Maymi began gardening at the Essex Street Community Garden four years ago. As she strolled from one garden bed to another, inspecting the growing bok choy and tomatoes, she told us how she became involved with the garden.