Explore how community gardeners can work with other collectively managed and democratically-governed initiatives throughout the city, like worker, food, housing, and financial cooperatives, CSA programs, and land trusts.
In this workshop, participants will learn:
A bit about the history of community garden organizing in New York City
An overview of solidarity economics: how does NYC’s current economic landscape impact gardeners? what ideals do we want an economy? What other groups throughout the city are engaged in work with similar values?
How can gardeners make meaningful connections with other solidarity economy organizations and enterprises to grow a movement for racial, economic, environmental justice?