Manhattan Community Gardens

Open Space Greening has built or rejuvenated more than 90 community gardens across New York City, and continues to work with schools, public housing associations, and community groups to transform vacant land into vibrant civic spaces that challenge communities to interact with each other.

New Yorkers can find out more information about the community gardens that we've built in the BronxBrooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island.

Interested in joining one of NYC's 600 community gardens? Find one on OASIS map or on Green Thumb's website.

 

Clinton/Hell's Kitchen
Marian S. Heiskell Garden (1997)

East Harlem
El Sitio Feliz (1992)
George Washington Carver Garden for Living (2006)
Modesto "Tin" Flores Community Garden (1981)

Governors Island
Governors Island Teaching Garden (2014)

Harlem
125th St. Oasis (1996-2000)
227 Garden (2015)
Children's Aid Society (1998)
PS 76 Garden (2002)
Good Earth Garden (1980-1992)
Harbor Morningside Children's Center Park (1990)

Lower East Side
All People's Garden (1979)
Creative Little Garden (1979)
5th Street Slope Children's Garden (2006)
Generation X Community Garden (2009)
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Park (1993)
Miracle Garden (1983)
Parque de Tranquilidad (1980)
Sara D. Roosevelt Park (1996)

Murray Hill
Riverpark Farm at Alexandria Center (2011)

Randall's Island
Randall's Island Urban Farm (2010)

Tribeca
City Hall Children's Garden at Tweed Courthouse (2010)

Upper West Side
D.O.M.E. Garden (1979-1995)

Washington Heights
Isabella Geriatric Center Garden (2011)
Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial Garden (1999)
Morris-Jumel Community Garden (2006)

Q & A with June Russell, talking about her incredible work reinvigorating grain growing in the Northeast. 

  • 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 rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Teach

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