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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.

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  • 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.

  • 2016 GreenThumb Harvest Fair

    Aug 10, 2016 | Green Guerillas

    GreenThumb community gardeners – a harvest fair for you!

    Saturday, September 17 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Diamante Garden – 307 E. 118th St. between 1st and 2nd Avenues

    Bring your best harvest from your GreenThumb Community Garden to win prizes!

    Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.

    Join GreenThumb and fellow GreenThumb gardeners to celebrate the close of the growing season.

    Activities for all ages including: GreenThumb’s second annual Fresh Chef Contest, Harvest Fair Contest, Workshops, Face Painting, Zumba, Puppet Making Workshop, Raffle Prizes, Cooking Demos, Decorate a Vegetable, First Annual Garden Recognition Award, Live Entertainment, and More!

    Free Event, Rain or Shine

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

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