Put the petal to the metal: BANG Bike Tour Saturday

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Get to know all the BANG gardens wheel-y well!

On Saturday, June 23rd, the second-annual BANG bike tour travels to all five BANG community gardens, where you can tour the gardens, meet some members, and snack! 

Get ready to ride at 11 a.m. at  6/15 Green, where members will welcome you. After that, it’s back in the saddle to hit all the BANG gardens. 

The biking party finishes at 1, with lunch served from 1-2 at Warren/St. Marks Community Garden.

Come join the fun! It will be bike-tastic. 

Here is a schedule as well as a map. 

 

 

 

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Keep the Gardens Green — DONATE to BANG

The Brooklyn Alliance of Neighborhood Gardens (BANG) Land Trust is a group of 5 like minded gardens working together to maintain their gardens as open spaces in perpetuity. Each garden is a gem within their neighborhood. Gardens include: 6/15 Green, Bears at Pacific Street, Greenspace at President Street, Pacific Heights Community Farm and Warren St Marks Community Garden. Donating to BANG helps fund each of these gardens!

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DIY is in our DNA: Garden-made Tomato Cages

Community gardens often have to get creative when it comes to making improvements or sourcing materials for their cash-strapped gardens.  That’s why the spirit of DIY is so strong in many urban & community gardeners you’ll come across!

Do it yourself

Do it yourself                                                                         (Mother Earth Magazine) 

Here’s some great ideas from Mother Earth magazine on building a better tomato cage.

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