The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum garden is our first and only garden in Manhattan. At this gem garden, Fabiola Cáceres tested what other gardens will grow in 2022; different varieties of butternut squash, like Tahitian Melon Squash, Orange Butternut Squash, Charentais Melon, which she grew for flavor and its yielding results. Fabiola also planted Glass Gem…Read More
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Our Largest Site —the Hunts Point Bronx Garden
This gorgeous garden was built by New York Restoration Project, a great organization building community gardens and supporting the community steward parks and gardens, promoting food sovereignty, and countering environmental and social injustice throughout the five boroughs for 25 years. NYRP built our first garden in St. John’s, Brooklyn, in 2015, and they continue to be…Read More
Our One & Only, the St. John’s Garden!
Photography @benhinder Our St. John’s garden is very special to us; it was our first, and we were able to develop the curriculum with the after-school children and with the local community support. Another critical component to our success was the support of the St. John’s Recreation Center staff. Earlier in the spring of 2021, NYC…Read More
McCarren, Our Little Secret Garden
We had a new garden built in the early spring of 2021, courtesy of NYC Parks GreenThumb. Our seedlings are part of a grant and our long relationship with Katie’s Krops, a wonderful organization that has helped us since our inception in 2014. We are grateful to both organizations and Diana Baker, the Media Education Senior Coordinator…Read More
Our Second Garden in the Bronx!
We are proud to announce; we are opening a new location at the Hunts Point Recreation Center in the Bronx!!! Our largest location yet, this space is brought to the community; thank you to the New York Restoration Project, @nyrp. We can’t wait to see the children again and what wonderful magic they create in…Read More
NEW, Garden Kitchen Lab at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum!
We are proud to present our first garden in Manhattan, and at such a prestigious institution; the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum is the last Dutch farmhouse in Manhattan. When the Dyckman family returned to the island from Upstate in 1784, they found the original farmhouse, the orchards, and the crops burned to the ground. It took five years…Read More
NEW Garden Kitchen Lab in the Bronx!
Starting this spring, Garden Kitchen Lab is opening a new location in the Bronx, at the St. James Recreation Center in Fordham Heights. The new kitchen-garden is possible thanks to the New York Restoration Project’s generosity, which designed and assembled the raised beds. The program will host the after-school children during the school year and…Read More
~A Look Back
We wanted to look back and remind ourselves of all the things we are grateful for; all the children who passed by the program, all the plants that gave us their energy, nurtured us and helped us heal, and all the people who supported us and made the program possible. NYC Parks Media Education, all…Read More
Growing Uptown —Harvesting Time!
Learn more about growing and harvesting techniques with me at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, Growing Uptown. #DyckmanRead More
Growing Uptown —Recipe Cards
To watch the video lessons accompanying these cards, please visit Growing Uptown at Dyckman Farmhouse. #DyckmanRead More