Green Space Archive


The 2009 - 2010 survey of community gardens was designed to update GrowNYC’s central database of community gardens and create new datasets around issues like food production and partnerships with schools.

Survey design, implementation, and analysis were completed by Mara Gittleman (2009 Compton Mentor Fellow) with GrowNYC's Lenny Librizzi. Responses used in this report were collected from August 2009 to July 2010, with a total of 223 survey respondents.

View the survey here


These fact sheets were compiled by GrowNYC's City Lot program going back to the 1970's. These valuable guides can be used by gardeners on topics from planting to identification and maintenance.

As the expiration date of the Farm Bill looms on September 30th, it's crucial to understand the importance of this legislation, particularly its role in authorizing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). For 1.8 million New Yorkers, SNAP is not just a program—it’s a lifeline that ensures families have access to healthy food and nutritious meals.

SNAP in New York City: The Numbers