Live Music in the Community Garden Tonight! Tuesday, June 21st

Live Music Tonight in the Community Garden!! MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK  Tuesday, June 21st As part of Make Music New York, there will be two FREE musical performances at the Warren St. Marks Community Garden: 6:00PM: The Shockwaves (rock/blues) 7:00PM: Bella Voce Singers (choral music) Refreshments will be provided. Bella Voce Singers

Compost Workshops

Kids Compost Workshop Ages 5-9  Saturday, April 2 12pm-1pm What happens to food scraps? What do worms do? Where does dirt come from? Join us in the Warren St Marks Community garden for education, demonstration, and hands-on learning! Please wear clothes and shoes fit for dirt and bring some food scraps! Compost Workshop Ages 10-Adult  […]

Annual General Meeting, Sunday, March 6th

Community Garden General Meeting This Sunday, March 6th  Our annual General Membership Meeting is 1:30pm-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, at the Fifth Avenue Committee offices (621 Degraw St. between Fourth and Third Avenues). We’ll be discussing the commitments and our hopes, dreams and plans for the coming year, as well as electing a steering committee. […]

TreeCycle! Recycle Your Holiday Trees, Jan. 9-10

TREECYCLE! Saturday, Jan. 9 & Sunday. Jan 10 10am – 2pm Recycle Holiday Trees at these BANG Land Trust Community Gardens: Greenpace@President, corner of President & 5th Ave. Prospect Heights Community Farm, St. Marks betwen Vanderbilt & Underhill NOTE: Please remember to remove all lights, ornaments, and netting before bringing the tree to a MulchFest site. […]

Small Army Speeds WSMC Garden’s Big Projects

Small Army Speeds WSMC Garden’s Big Projects Sometimes it just seems we have too many tasks for too few hands. What would we do with an infusion of willing labor? We found out on Thursday, Nov. 5. Citizens Committee, the philanthropy whose grant enabled us to upgrade the Warren St. entrance, organized a corporate volunteer […]

All Hands on Deck: Our New Shed is Coming!

The grant proposals of last year are becoming reality. The heavy construction for our Warren St. entryway project is successfully behind us, and a planting plan is underway for our November garden day. And our new, bigger and better shed arrives next week. You are cordially invited to help prepare the way! Saturday, Oct. 10, 10AM […]

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day: The Story of the New Warren St. Entrance

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was our upgrade to the Warren St. entrance. But heck, ours only took ONE year! Melanie Holcomb masterminded the grant proposal, winning $1,500 from Citizens Committee with a plan that included the rough steps we needed to take. That was last fall. The grant came through this […]

Free Plays & Movies in the Garden

SHORT PLAYS Communal Spaces: A Garden Play Festival is presenting two short plays (20 min. each) for the next three weekends in the community garden. There’s ample opportunity for everyone to see these plays! And they’re FREE! Saturdays & Sundays Sept. 19-20, 26-27 5:00pm An Apple Today by Charly E. Simpson, directed by Megan Weaver 6:00pm Enter […]

Next Garden Day, Saturday, November 8th

Mark your calendar for the last Garden Day of the year, Saturday, November. 8th. There’ll be a Pumpkin Smash—definitely not to be missed! And we’ll be tucking the garden in for the winter.        

2014 Annual General Meeting Minutes

2014 Annual General Meeting Minutes Sunday, March 9, 2014 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. @ Fifth Avenue Committee offices 621 Degraw St. (bet. 3rd & 4th Ave.) MINUTES 25 people in attendance (Sharon, 1 child, 23 members – list at bottom) Moderator & timekeeper: Melanie Holcomb Minutes: Gabriele Wolf 1.     Introduce yourself, offer your favorite […]