Steering Committee Election Results

Elections: Steering Committee elected by acclaim Administrator: Andrea Kannapell Garden:  David Bivins Chickens: Kristen Davis Treasurer: Melanie Holcomb Communications: Valerie English Community plots: Siena Chrisman, Kit Schneider Compost: Sarah Trignano Individual plots: Amelia Wilson Membership: Gina Briggs Events: Chloe Abercrombie Open Hours: Rachel Green Fundraiser: Gabriela Wolf BANG Rep:  Maggie Stein BANG Alt:  Padmini Narumanchi […]

Annual General Meeting 2017 Notes

Notes from General Annual Membership Meeting for 2017 Date: 3/12/17 Melanie Holcomb moderates. Attending: Chloe Abercrombie, David Bivins, Gina Briggs, Ruth Chasek, Kristen Davis, Mary Dillon, Rachel Green, Melanie Holcomb, Karen Hsu, Andrea Kannapell, Jefferson Maloney, Pat McCarty, Padmini Narumanchi, Mimi Rosenfeld, Kit Schneider, Maggie Stein, Amelia Wilson, Gabriela Wolf. Introductions Current SC Roles Admin — […]

Steering Committee Minutes, January 27, 2017

Meeting minutes 01/27/17 PRESENT: Sarah Jefferson Amelia Chloe Maggie Gina Kit Gabriella David (via telephone) Andrea Mary __ AGENDA Compost Area Move Compost Team will get together outside of a garden day sometime in March. (Other members and volunteers are welcome) Compost sifter area build Who will do it? Sarah will reach out to Aaron […]

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

Water + Sun = Food : The Garden Season Begins by Stephen Rose

Stephen Rose is a garden member with a remarkably green thumb. He’s chronicling the year in his own lush backyard. We are following along for tips for our own plots, decks and sills. Spring training is underway. The garden season begins. From what I could gather online, the last frost date in Brooklyn falls around […]

Spring Has Sprung in the Community Garden

SAVE THE DATE:   Annual Spring Egg Hunt March 27th The Warren St. Marks Community Garden Annual Spring Egg Hunt will be on Sunday, March 27th from 10:30am-12:00pm. Stay tuned for more details, and happy spring! More Spring Events SATURDAY, MARCH 19 — GreenThumb GrowTogether Join over a thousand community gardeners from all over New York […]

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 […]