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.
Interested in starting your own Community Garden? Check out GenPhilly’s Community Garden Tool Kit!
Source: Queens Botantical Garden