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Intergenerational Garden


QBG’s Intergenerational Garden & Food Pantry Project brings gardeners of all ages and backgrounds together to grow their own vegetables, contribute to the community, and learn how to be good environmental stewards.

Spearheaded by dedicated volunteers, project members tend their own garden plots and share responsibilities of managing a large section dedicated to growing crops that are donated to local food pantries.

The Intergenerational Garden connects the communities of Queens to showcase our borough's diversity, with gardeners planting vegetables important in their cultures.  Here you can find not only lettuce and carrots, but also bok choy, okra, and a vast variety of peppers!  And by creating urban gardeners both young and old, plus partnering with local middle and high schools, the Intergenerational Garden lives up to its name.

Projects of this size are successful only with great support.  We thank our volunteers, as well as Time Bank NYC for their helpful hands, and Build It Green NYC for their generous donation of lumber.

For more information about the Intergenerational Garden & Food Pantry Project, contact coordinator Maureen Regan at mregan@queensbotanical.org.

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