Community gardens

Tomatoes and carrots could soon be sprouting from the soils of Roxbury. On Monday night, a representative from the Trust for Public Lands was in front of Roxbury residents to explain his group’s plan to turn lots on Harold Street and Akron Street into... 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, City Parks Alliance... 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

More than a decade after saving scores of community gardens from the auction block, The Trust for Public Land has signed over the deeds to 32 gardens to the... Read more

The town of Danbury is the seventh-largest city in Connecticut and home to a large immigrant population. In 2010, the Trust for Public Land performed a feasibility study to determine the need and support for a community garden in the downtown area. 

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