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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