Vinegar Hill Community Garden

Vinegar Hill Community Garden
199 York Street [map]
DUMBO/Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn
Founded in 2013

Vinegar Hill Community Garden was built as part of the 2013 Gardens for Healthy Communities program within the Mayor's Obesity Task Force Initiative.

The 2,500 square foot garden includes 10+ raised beds for growing vegetables, a rainwater harvesting system, shed, and seating.  Members of the community and students from the nearby PS 307 Elementary school work in the garden.

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Read the story of how GrowNYC and partners helped save 72 acres of farmland from industrial development. 

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