Grassroots Gardens of Western New York
We Garden Communities
Grassroots Gardens WNY is a determined group of activists who create and maintain neighborhood and school-based community gardens in the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York. We collaboratively cultivate and manage more than one million square feet (and growing!) of urban green space. This season we are stewarding 110 community gardens.
Our work is rooted in the belief that a garden has the power to transform a neighborhood. Community gardens deliver beauty and escape while many produce healthy food in unexpected places. A garden creates a shared sense of purpose that empowers a community, creates environmental awareness and improves public health.
Thanks to our Accessibility Task Force a survey was created to gather information and find barriers around gardening within our communities. If you feel the survey would benefit you or applies to you we highly encourage you to take this qick survey!
Watch video interviews with a few of our gardeners and learn a little more about the impact we are making in Buffalo-Niagara's schools and neighborhoods.