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Harlem’s Flourishing Community of Gardeners

By Dylan Rodgers | October 18, 2011

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I recently had the pleasure of visiting four different community gardens in Harlem. Each one has its roots deep in the GreenThumb initiative, but once established, they were shaped over time to reflect the character and agenda of their leading volunteers. With Larry Scott Blackmon, the Deputy Commissioner for Community Outreach, streamlining the community garden process politically and legislatively, and with Edie Stone, Director of GreenThumb, overseeing the needs and desires of each garden, the community gardens are given every opportunity to flourish. Read More

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