Our Lady of The Presentation Garden

1661 St. Marks Street
East New York, Brooklyn
Founded in 1983

This established Plant A Lot garden is behind the Our Lady of the Presentation Church. Raised stone planters are home for an assortment of perennials, most notably Lavender. A large circular brick patio serves as a picnic and gathering area. It is bordered by a majestic weeping willow. In this large open space there are other mature trees,shrubs and flowers.




GrowNYC food access and zero waste programs are currently hiring for multiple seasonal and year-round part-time positions.

  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Farmstands, and Fresh Food Box sites, coupled with GrowNYC Wholesale, ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Zero Waste

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

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

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.