Morris-Jumel Community Garden

Morris Jumel Community Garden
455 W. 162nd Street [map]
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Founded in 2006

The Morris-Jumel Community Garden has an active community of garden friends and members who grow flowers, vegetables and herbs. It is situated in the Morris-Jumel Mansion historic district, and the land on which it grows has a long history. Most notably, it was the location of the original eighteenth century vegetable gardens of the Morris Jumel Mansion.

There’s nothing like coming out of the cavernous Union Square subway station to a canopy of tree branches covered in spring blossoms, the tents of the Greenmarket visible just beyond.

And then there’s the smell…strawberries.

Now you can make one of these delicious strawberry recipes!

  • 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.

  • Education

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