City Hall Children's Garden at Tweed Courthouse

52 Chambers Street
Tribeca, Manhattan
Founded in 2010

City Hall Children's Garden is used by students from PS 397, located in the adjacent and historic Tweed Courthouse, The garden, whichgrew out of a collaboration between GrowNYC and the Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC,consists of several vegetable beds made from recycled plastic lumber and grows snow peas, cabbage, kale, lettuces, kohlrabi, onions, and broccoli. Local volunteers participate in summer gardening and maintenance.

 

Tweed Courthouse Garden

 

 

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  • 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.