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Keeping Community Gardens Forever in New York City

Touch the Soil News #1722  (Feature Photo – Teaching Gardening In New York – By SUMMER RAYNE OAKES – How to Make a Plant Love You: Houseplant Masterclass at 00:43, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=79089634) 

The Queens Daily Eagle news brings an interesting grass-roots story. Community gardeners are pettioning the city to designate community gardens as Critical Environmental Areas – a designation that provides protection to community garden activities. The goal is to get community gardens located on city property to be grandfathered into being permanent. You can read the story here:

https://queenseagle.com/all/new-york-citys-community-gardeners-push-for-legal-protections

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