Juneteenth is coming!

Our annual Juneteenth celebration is coming on July 5. Save the date. It should be a great event. The music and dance troupe KALUNGA is back again this year. This will also be the official opening of the Elizabeth Hubbard Memorial Scent Garden in front of the BRC to honor one of the co-founders of

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Butterfly Release

Two different classes of excited 3 year olds made their way over to the garden from the University Settlement House Head Start. They had chosen MK Garden as a good spot to release their painted lady butterflies into the wilds of New York. All butterflies flew high up into the trees and a good (and

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The Chickens came home to roost

Julian and Cynthia brought the chickens yesterday. Sadie, Flufferbutt and Vanilla are now happily pecking and scratching in the garden coop and entertaining visitors.

LUNGS East Village – “SPRING AWAKENING”

Recent events in the garden

The Garden is in full swing. We had two classes from University Settlement’s Head Start programs today.

Jenifer Marcus (retired kindergarten teacher) is running them every week.

We had Tenzer Learning Center High School class in today too. They are ESL students and they came to see the garden, learn about it and practice English

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2013 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference

The 2013 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference will be held on November 8 – 10, 2013 in New York City. The Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference is a gathering to enhance the critical relationship between food and health in the Black community by empowering growers, eaters and activists.The conference strengthens networks and inspires

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