Tree and Shrub Fundraiser!

The International Association of Administrative Professionals has chosen Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo to be the recipient of donations for their annual fundraiser. It is a tree sale focused on Arbor Day and the importance of being mindful of the environment. … Continue reading

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Grassroots Gardens Volunteer Form

Do you have a unique skill that you think would be helpful for our gardeners? Do you work with an organization that is looking for places to volunteer? Let us know! Fill out our volunteer form found here- GGB Volunteer Application. … Continue reading

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Apply to be a 2014 New Garden!!

Are you interested in making your neighborhood more beautiful? Want to source your food super local? Apply to join the Grassroots Gardens network! Important Dates: Letter of Intent is due February 17th, 2014. Grassroots Gardens Open House is February 20th, … Continue reading

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Thank you all for a great 2013!

  Click here for a holiday message from Grassroots Gardens! Our office will be closed from December 23 to January 2nd. See you next year!

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New Workshop Series Starting in January

We, along with our collaborator, Urban Roots Community Garden Center are in the final stages of workshop planning and will be announcing the schedule for our Winter-Spring 2014 Workshop Series soon!! Lots of great topics will be presented including Seed … Continue reading

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Lead Gardener Survey

Hello Lead Gardeners! If you had missed our Lead Gardener Meeting in October, we passed out a survey to get insight on food habits and community engagement. Please take a few minutes and fill out the attached form if we … Continue reading

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Yard Waste and Compost!

At  the Grassroots Gardens’ Lead Gardener Meeting, Susan Attridge from the Department of Public Works (DPW) spoke about piloting a yard waste composting system in the City of Buffalo. This program would use community gardens in each district as a … Continue reading

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Letter of Intent for Interested Gardens

Want to start a community garden? Fill out this letter of intent and garden narrative to let us know you’re interested! Garden Letter of Intent Please e-mail derek@grassrootsgardens.org your finished forms. You can call the office at 783.9653 if you … Continue reading

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Last Chance for Fall Workshops

There are still a few more workshops lined up this Fall. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear some of these great presenters speak on topics related to urban gardening. These are also opportunities for Community Gardens to complete … Continue reading

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Grassroots Gardens Executive Director Job Posting: Update

Grassroots Gardens is no londer accepting applications for the Executive Director position. The job description is below. GGB Executive Director 2013

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October Workshops

This Saturday, the 28th will be the final September workshop, Bulbs presented by David Clark. It is free and will take place at 3pm at Urban Roots Community Garden Center. October is right around the corner and we have a … Continue reading

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Urban Flocks Workshop Cancelled-Spaces Available in Upcoming Workshops

The Urban Flocks Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, September 18th at 6pm at Urban Roots has been cancelled. Urban Roots hopes to reschedule in the spring. There are still plenty of other workshops to attend in September and October. On Saturday, … Continue reading

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Harvest Celebration

It’s time for the 7th Harvest Celebration, our Annual Fall Fundraiser. Please join the Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo staff, Board of Directors, and Community Gardeners in celebrating another bountiful year of gardening, learning, and beautifying our City. The event will … Continue reading

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Seed Exchange and September Workshops

September is a busy month for gardeners in Buffalo. There are a number of exciting educational opportunities extend the garden season! On Saturday, September 14th at 2pm Urban Roots will host it’s first ever Seed Exchange. Richard Price our local … Continue reading

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Welcoming Derek Nichols

Derek Nichols started last week as Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo’s Program Manager. Derek is originally from Vestal, New York, (a suburb right outside of Binghamton) where gardening and farming was everywhere. It is a part of the cultural fabric of … Continue reading

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FREE Food Preservation Workshop

In collaboration with Urban Roots and with funding from a NYSDEC Environmental Justice Grant, Grassroots Gardens is excited to host a Food Preservation workshop next Saturday, August 24th at 10 am at Pilgrim St. Luke’s Church at the corner of … Continue reading

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Moondance Cat Fundraiser

Set sail along Buffalo’s waterfront for an evening aboard the Moondance Cat. GGB sets sail on Tuesday, August 27th! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, along with beautiful views of Buffalo’s skyline, all while helping support community gardens. Tickets are … Continue reading

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Additional Workshops Scheduled at Urban Roots

Urban Roots Community Garden Center Cooperative has three additional workshops planned (not included in our joint DEC grant series). These workshops include End of Season Perennial Care scheduled for Saturday, October 5th at 3pm, Xeroscaping scheduled for Saturday, October 19th … Continue reading

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Food Policy Council Seeks Applicants

The coordinating committee of the Food Policy Council of Buffalo and Erie County (FPC) is looking for people to join the newly forming council. The FPC was created in May 2013 as a sub-commission of the Erie County Board of … Continue reading

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Fall Workshop Series Announced

Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo in partnership with Urban Roots Community Garden Center Cooperative is pleased to announce our 2013 Fall Workshop Series. This workshop series is funded through our NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Grant. Through this grant, workshops are … Continue reading

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Seed Saving Workshop and Exchange Planned

Urban Roots Community Garden Center Cooperative is excited to announce a new event this fall. In collaboration with Richard Price of Fairie Seeds, Urban Roots will be hosting our first ever Seed Saving Exchange. This event will take place on … Continue reading

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Get Your Tickets for GGB Summer Garden Party Fundraiser

We are hosting a Summer Garden Party Fundraiser on Saturday, July 27th from 4:30-6:30pm at the Trinity Tupper Community Garden located at 92 Trinity Place. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help support the creation and maintenance of community gardens throughout … Continue reading

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Workshop and Events this Saturday!

It is a busy weekend for gardeners! Check out all the events happening this Saturday around Buffalo. *Seed Saving Workshop at the Garden Project of the Food Bank of WNY on Saturday, July 13th at 9am. For more information or … Continue reading

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National Garden Event at Urban Roots

This Saturday at Urban Roots from 12noon-3pm–Pathways to a Useful Garden. As part of the National Garden Festival three free presentations including: 1. Easy Pathways and Patios presented by Barry Duerr 2. Medicinal Herbs presented by Richard Price 3. Harvesting … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE!!

Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo is hosting a Summer Garden Party on Saturday, July 27th from 4:30-6:30pm at the Trinity Tupper Community Garden (92 Trinity Place). The Summer Garden Party is a fundraiser for GGB. Proceeds will help support the creation … Continue reading

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Workshop Cancelled

Our final workshop of the season, Soil Health and Mud Art, scheduled for Saturday, June 22nd at 10am has been CANCELLED. We hope to host it in the future. Stay tuned for our fall workshop line up. Coming soon!!!

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First Weenie Wednesday of the Garden Season

Join the Fargo Estate Neighborhood Association on Wednesday June 19th at 6:30pm for a Weenie Wednesday in the garden.

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