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GreenThumb Community Garden Accessibility Guide

The new Community Garden Accessibility Guide  was created to help with the creation of inclusive community gardens where everyone can enjoy the full mental and physical benefits of urban gardening. Given the limited resources available for most community gardens, we attempt to illustrate options for accessibility that can easily be achieved without expensive equipment or cost prohibitive materials. Each chapter contains…

 

Composting Safety and Resource Guides

COVID-19 Composting Safety Guide Many GreenThumb gardens host volunteer-run community composting operations or host food scrap drop-off sites. Due to COVID-19, curbside organics collection by the NYC Department of Sanitation is temporarily suspended and some food scrap drop-offs are currently closed. Because of these changes in the composting landscape, GreenThumb gardeners are seeing a growing public interest in composting at…

 

Gardener Resources

Resources for GreenThumb Community Gardeners COVID-19 Related News Please review Important Services Changes ( Cambios Importantes en el Servicio ) which details changes to GreenThumb’s community garden public access, COVID-19 protocols, and food distribution policies. Changes are also in place for programs and services. GreenThumb has developed a number of resources to provide guidance to garden groups…

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