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Time’s Up-Clean up Gardens, Celebrate Earth Day

Time’s Up is getting busy for April, cleaning up community gardens and cleaning up the Earth. Photo from Time’s Up Flickr.

Here are some ways to get involved:

Community Garden Clean-Up Day at La Plaza Cultural Saturday, April 13, 12pm, East 9th St & Ave C. NYC Come join the Lower East [...]

Congratulations to Chris and Allie

Saying Chris Ryan has something to do with bike culture in NYC is like boasting that Babe Ruth had something to do with a game played with a small hard ball and a wood bat and building a house for a team that begins with Y.

Yesterday was the marriage of Christopher J. Ryan [...]

Community Gardens-Speaking out and taking action!

This blogger loves bikes. He also loves green spaces in NYC so I give a pulpit to the hard work people are doing trying to preserve them and our community gardens.

Yesterday there was a public hearing and NY1 had this report and video.

The city Parks and Recreation Department held a [...]

Garden action recaps

Activists trying to draw attention to the plight of the community gardens and the need for protected green spaces in NYC got an article in the NY Times for their recent Paul Revere ride.

(photo by David Goldman, NY Times)

The Bulldozers Are Coming’: Garden Crusaders Hop on Their Bikes

By COLIN MOYNIHAN [...]

Ride to Save Community Gardens, and other actions

NYC’s community gardens are in trouble again.

Time’s Up has been on the forefront of saving community gardens in the past from having them be turned over to private development. In 2002, there was a Spitzer Agreement to preserve 500 green spaces (2002 Preservation Agreement) but this is set to expire in September [...]