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Green Guerillas uses a unique mix of education, organizing and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens, sustain grassroots groups, grow food, engage youth, and address issues critical to the future of their gardens.

News & Updates

  • 2016 Annual Meeting

    Nov 18, 2016 | Green Guerillas

    November 30th, 6 pm to 8 pm

    GGs members, community gardeners, and community garden supporters: please join us for an evening of conversation. Learn about GGs program plans for 2017. Explore how the NYC community gardening movement can connect with environmental and social justice movements nationwide. Engage in a discussion: should we be taking steps to make all NYC community gardens permanent?

    We will gather at the First Presbyterian Church at 12 W. 12th Street in Manhattan, just west of 5th Avenue.

    Enjoy food and refreshments. Free raffle!

    Positive RSVPs HERE or call 212.594.2155, ext 4

  • 2016 Benefit Celebration

    Sep 27, 2016 | Green Guerillas


    November 7th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Please join community gardeners and community garden supporters to celebrate another colorful, bountiful growing season and support the work of Green Guerillas.

    Beer, wine, appetizers, and garden stories will be served.

    Click HERE to get more info and purchase tickets.

    Celebrate with us!


  • 11th Annual Great Harlem Community Garden Tour

    Aug 14, 2016 | Green Guerillas

    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    9 am to 5 pm

    Walk, bike, or ride throughout Harlem to visit beautiful, historic community gardens.

    The tour begins at 9 am with breakfast at the J.D. Wilson Garden at 219 W 122nd Street, and ends at 5 p.m. with a traditional Harlem cook out at the William A. Harris Garden at 153rd Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. The tour will cover more than fifteen of Harlem’s incredible green gems.

    For more info, visit the Project Harmony website.

    Rain date: Sunday, August 28.

About Green Guerillas

Our History

In the early 1970’s Green Guerillas began rallying people to use community gardening as a tool to reclaim urban land and bring people together to solve problems that plagued their neighborhoods. We are the oldest community garden organization in New York City. Read More

Our Approach

More than 600 community gardens serve as testament to the skill, creativity, and determination of New York City’s community gardeners. We support the efforts of these remarkable grassroots leaders and help create the next generation of community gardeners. Read More