East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side by Lower East Side Preservation Initiative’s A Photo-journal Essay

This remarkable collection of contemporary photographs, shot by photographers whose artistic roots in the East Village, shows unique and beautiful portraits of a now familiar neighborhood. This collection reminds people of our neighborhood’s beauty, wonder, and individuality and calls out for the preservation of its invaluable, irreplaceable legacy, for our own and future generations.

Garden Stories: Leadership Workshops

Helping your life story bloom Garden Stories: Leadership Workshops provides interactive programs for children designed to: Heighten the children’s curiosity about gardening and nature Promote healthier life styles by learning more about food sources Increase children’s self-confidence and ability to collaborate with others Strengthen ties between the children’s organization, parents, community garden and other partners involvedContinue reading “Garden Stories: Leadership Workshops”

Garden Story Books 2019

At the end of the spring semester we created book from our drawings to show anyone and everyone and especially our parents everything that we learned. Both Scott and Nicole’s classes created a book. Please download and look at all of our accomplishments this spring.

We Grew Our Own Pizza!

We didn’t just create the pizza, we grew the veggies! Gnocco’s staff showed the children how to create a pizza. We then all created pizzas together using herbs and vegetables we grew at Campos community Garden: oregeno, basil, thyme, marjoram and tomatoes. Claudio and Rossella shows us how to make the pizza dough. The doughContinue reading “We Grew Our Own Pizza!”