The New York Restoration Project will be holding its Winter Planning Meeting on Friday, February 17th at 6pm. Come to La Cabana Restaurant (2277 First Avenue – corner of 117th St. and First Ave.). They are working on getting more trees, vegetables, and garden beds in East Harlem/El Barrio. There will be free tacos and nachos and all are welcome to attend.
In addition, NYRP is accepting applicants for the Gardens for the City Program. This program offers support to transform property accessible to the public. Schools, community centers, and non-profits can receive building materials and support in construction, horticulture, forestry and environmental education. Applications are due by February 15.