The community gardens are a collection of public spaces where residents from the city of Yonkers, neighboring cities and the YMCA gather to grow and learn.
The gardens program provides the plots, expertise, and support systems to heal land beautify the urban landscape and thus our own internal landscapes.
Besides growing organic food, and bringing families together, the Community Gardens can be used for meetings and much more.
What we offer:
Grow up to 30lbs of food per raised bed.
Each garden holds from 12 to 90 raised beds/plots where individuals and families grow and cultivate together.
What to Grow? from vegetables, fruits, plants for medical purposes, and flowers.
What we do:
2000 participants throughout the city, including 825 families.
Environmental educational programs for childcare centers, summer camps, adults and elementary schools.
Educational Programs & environmentally friendly arts and crafts for the various community events.
Locations | 12 throughout Yonkers
BUENA VISTA GARDEN
81-85 Buena Vista Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701
TANSEY PARK GARDEN
175- 181 Stanley Avenue, Yonkers 10705
198 Ashburton Avenue, Yonkers 10701
128 Oak Street, Yonkers 10701
STEVE WHETSTONE GARDEN
181 Buena Vista Avenue, Yonkers 10701
312 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers 10701
ST. PETERS DAY CARE GARDEN
204 Hawthorne Avenue, Yonkers 10705
Old Croton Aqueduct
Across 404 Walnut Street, Yonkers 10701
MONTESSORI SCHOOL 27 GARDEN
132 Valentine Avenue, Yonkers 10705
HENRY RIVERA GARDEN
Wolffe Street, Yonkers 10705
EUGENIO MARIA DE HOSTOS GARDEN
75 Morris Street, Yonkers 10705
100 North Broadway, Yonkers 10701
To join our garden program, please contact Luz Moreno-Casanova (Si Habla Espanol)
at [email protected] or 914-963-0183 x23