Anne S.


New York, NY

Member since:

June 30, 2010

Do you grow food now or do you want to start growing food?

I am a founding member of the Phoenix Community garden. We are in our fourth growing season and we grow vegetables and decorative plants and are in the process of starting an orchard.

What neighborhood in NYC do you farm or want to farm?

We farm in Ocean Hill/Brownsville Brooklyn.

Where do you grow food or want to grow food (i.e. community garden, back or front yard, window sill, rooftop farm, etc)?

Phoenix Community Garden

What is the name of your project or farm (if relevant)?

Phoenix Community Garden

Please describe your project or farm (if relevant).

Our garden has about 50 members who cultivate their own vegetable plots. We have a large community garden and the produce goes to the local soup kitchen. We have ornamental gardens, events and workshops.


An administrative assistant at Neighbors Together in Brooklyn a Community Soup Kitchen and Advocacy center. Born in Brooklyn I have lived in Oceanhill/Brownsvill­e for about 14 years. I am a founding member of the Phoenix Community Garden.

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