Hope of Israel Senior Center

840 Gerard Avenue [map]
Melrose, Bronx
Founded in 1982

This beautiful shaded ornamental garden is used primarily by the adjacent senior center. The garden benches provide the seniors with aplace to rest and enjoy the flowers and scents. The garden also has a Peace Pole inscribed with the saying "May Peace Prevail on Earth" infour languages.



Inclement weather in the city or in the greater region does affect markets;  markets may close early, or snow-bound farmers may not be able to make it into the city.

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    We build and support community and school gardens through tool loans, volunteer days, technical assistance, training, school garden grants and more.

  • Educate

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.