Community Gardens

East New York Farms! grows fresh food for our community and provides support to help others do the same. We manage urban farms — the UCC Youth Farm — and work with an ever-growing network of gardeners representing backyard gardens and many of the over 60 community gardens throughout East New York.

Gardener Assistance

We we work with backyard and community gardeners in East New York. Whether you are a brand new gardener or have decades of experience, we are here to help. Some of the resources we offer include:

  • Workshops, plant sale, and supply distributions--See our Calendar Page.
  • Crop planning and technical assistance.
  • Connecting new members to community gardens.
  • Vending opportunities at our Farmers Markets.
  • Mini-grants for projects that will increase food access in East New York.

Please contact Sadatu Usman, Community Gardens Organizer, to see how we can help: or 718-649-7979

All of our services are free of charge to the community!

annie checking her plants

Map of Participating Gardens