Community gardens

There are 2,600 vacant lots scattered throughout Boston-and they've got potential. The Trust for Public Land is working to transform unused, city-owned land into neighborhood farms that will create new job opportunities and provide residents with locally... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition (SLVLFC) are pleased to announce the acquisition of the 38-acre Polston School property in Alamosa, Colorado as the site of the Rio... Read more

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that The Trust for Public Land—a leading national nonprofit land conservation organization—has acquired and received permit approval from the City of Boston to create the first urban farm in Boston allowed under the... Read more

New Freedom Park located in Denver, CO, has been named a “Frontline Park” by the national urban park advocacy organization City Parks Alliance.

Each month,... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announced today that it had closed on a deal to create a new park and urban demonstration farm in the Frogtown neighborhood, one of Saint Paul’s most park-lacking areas.

“Saint Paul has some of the best green spaces... Read more

A once-vacant field of trash, dirt and other reminders of urban decay has now transformed the most-diverse square block of Denver into one of its most vibrant as well. The aptly-named New Freedom Park at 13th and Xenia provides the surrounding refugee... Read more

In 2009, several Morristown gardeners founded the nonprofit Grow It Green Morristown (GIGM) and created a community garden on a small vacant lot. The garden quickly attracted a diverse, multi-generational... Read more

Residents of San Rafael will be able to grow their own fruits and vegetables in a new community garden being developed in the city, The Trust for Public Land announced.

The ground-breaking event for the... Read more

St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood is home to a diverse immigrant population. Though residents come from all around the world, they share strong agricultural traditions and the desire for a place where families can celebrate their roots. The Trust for Public... Read more

If you're a  Land&People subscriber, you know writer David Hanson's work from the spring/summer 2011 issue: his feature on Denver's... Read more

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