How to Join a Brooklyn Bears Community Garden

It’s spring again and green is returning to the streets and sidewalks of Brooklyn. Especially for space-deprived New Yorkers, community gardening is a great way to exercise your green thumb and grow healthy food & colorful flowers. Open hours at our three gardens start soon, so there’s never been a better time to get involved.

To join in, please contact the coordinator for the garden nearest you:

Carlton Avenue community garden: Liz – sharpbuckley@gmail.com

Pacific Street community garden: Jon – joncrow@earthlink.net

Rockwell Place community garden: Ryan – rockwellbears@gmail.com

Rockwell Bears Community Garden Work Day: Saturday, April 9

Spring is back and the garden is turning green again! It’s a great time to get involved in your local Fort Greene community garden. Please join garden volunteers and members for a work day to clear away the winter detritus and prepare this great green space for the season.

Saturday, April 9th
11am – 3pm
Rockwell Bears Community Garden
Rockwell Place and Lafayette Street
Fort Greene, Brooklyn

E-mail rockwellbears@gmail.com for more information, or to get involved!

Our Fabulous MOTHER’S DAY PLANT AND BAKE SALE- Saturday May 8th

It’s the Pacific Street Bears annual fundraiser for the garden! Come to the garden at Flatbush and Pacific from 10am on for a variety of yummy baked goods and plants for your Mom’s or your own garden or apartment. We’ll have a selection of gift plants, annuals, herbs, and select perennials dug from our garden, so come on out and support your local community garden! See you there!