Monday, July 19, 2010
Protect our community gardens
Below is a list of steps to take NOW in the fight to save our gardens:
1.Call and write your City Council member and tell him/her to "permanently preserve our community gardens by passing a law designating our community gardens as parkland." For complete City Council Member contact information go here.
2. Attend the Aug. 10 Public Hearing of the Department of Parks & Recreation and Department of Housing Preservation and Development's Proposed Rules governing Green Thumb Community Gardens at the Chelsea Recreation Center. Time to be announced soon. Check out the Parks Department's website for hearing details.
Here's the New York Times article discussing these proposed
3. Hand out the Save Our Gardens flier: download here.
4. Spread the word. Ask your friends, family and everyone who enjoys our gardens take each of the above steps.
SPREAD THE WORD.