Bissel Gardens

Grant Year:  2017

Bissel Gardens is building garden towers for veteran gardeners to grow herbs and vegetables, as well as organizing a group of veterans to plant and tend to trees.The group is creating a Veterans Garden to create meaningful and supportive work and social avenues for local veterans. 

 

Grant Year:  2015

Bissel Gardens is involving local high school age youth, primarily of Caribbean and Guyanese backgrounds, in cultivating food and becoming stewards of the garden. Youth are also being trained on composting techniques and how to manage the garden's farmers' market.

Grant Year:  2011

Bissel Gardens is engaging local students in community agriculture projects through gardening workshops about cultivating native plants and growing crops.  The group will also help Bronx youth become local environmental leaders.