Gardeners celebrate new raised bed frames after a hard day’s work.
Garden members place new wooden frames around planting beds. The old frames had started to rot.
  • Is Imani Garden A Victim of Abuse or Fraud?

    According to the Comptroller's website, his job is to be:"...responsible for providing an independent voice to safeguard the fiscal health of the City, root out waste, fraud and abuse in City gove ...

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    Tuesday, 28 July 2015
  • Must This Tree Die? Help Save Imani!

    We just learned that, in a process still unclear to us, on June 18th, 89 Schenectady Avenue, the middle of three lots that comprise Imani I Garden, was sold to a private investor for the sum of $ ...

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    Monday, 27 July 2015
  • Does NYC Sustainability Include Community Gardens?

    Since at least the Bloomberg administration, NYC has been aggressivlely trying to paint itself as being "green".  The building codes are now requiring many green features and incentivising builde ...

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    Thursday, 23 July 2015
  • Are you contributing to Cali's water crisis?

    Are you part of the California drought problem?  Every time you buy a bunch of grapes from California, your contributing not only to some grower's bottom line, you're also consuming 24 gallons of ...

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    Friday, 22 May 2015
  • Compost Tea Workshop at Imani Garden April 18-19

    What's compost tea and how do you make it? Come find out on April 18 and 19 at Imani Garden! We'll be brewing a batch on Saturday and applying it on Sunday t...o our garden beds. Many soil biologists ...

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    Saturday, 11 April 2015
  • What Happens to NYC When California's Central Valley Shuts Down?

    Yesterday California Governor Jerry Brown announced an executive order mandating cities and towns in the drought-ravaged state to reduce water usage by 25%.  Unaffected by this order were th ...

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    Thursday, 02 April 2015
  • Rally at City Hall to Stop Taking of Community Gardens

    On a cold February 10th morning about 100 intrepid gardeners gathered on the steps of City Hall to express their outrage.  It seems that Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the housing ar ...

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    Thursday, 12 February 2015
  • Imani Under Threat of Demolition

    When we discovered that the vacant lot near Imani I was actually owned by the people, we were overjoyed.  We'd been trying to garden at Imani I for several years but due to a large willow tree, t ...

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    Tuesday, 20 January 2015
  • Can hydroponics be a key to making produce local?

    In 2007 I was among a group of local permies who visited something called the Science Barge floating in the Hudson River.  It got a lot of media attention.  It focused on using solar power t ...

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    Monday, 12 January 2015
  • Geo Solar Greenhouse in British Columbia

    Geoff Lawton has developed yet another timely video featuring a greenhouse in British Columbia that's using climate battery technology to heat a large greenhouse.  Interestingly the greenhouse in ...

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    Friday, 09 January 2015
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