April 5, 2014

Urban Meadow Spring 2014

We're looking forward to our 2014 season at the Urban Meadow Community Garden.  If you've been thinking about joining the Urban Meadow garden, now's the time. 

Our first Spring membership meeting: Sunday, April 6, 1 PM - The House of Pizza and Calzone, 132 Union Street bet. Hicks and Columbia.

Our Spring garden clean up will be Sunday, April 13 10 AM-12 PM - there will be another meeting and orientation at the Urban Meadow after the clean up from 12:30-1:30.

Both of these will be chances to renew memberships or join. The fee for the season per household is $25 (bring cash only please). Our membership period will extend to the end of April.  The meetings are the best times to come to meeting other new and renewing members, pick up paperwork, pay the fee and pick up your keys.  If you know you want to join but cannot come to the meetings, write to us before April 30 at 

Before inquiring, please read over Joining the Urban Meadow on this site. 

October 21, 2013

11th Annual Columbia Waterfront Halloween Party & Parade

You're invited to our neighborhood Columbia Waterfront Halloween Party and Parade - Sunday, October 27 10 am-12:30 at Mother Cabrini Playground, on President Street between Columbia and Van Brunt.  

The Underground Horns band will be leading the neighborhood costume parade around 11 am - come in costume, bring your children, bring percussion and get ready for a good time!  This event is organized by volunteer members of the Urban Meadow Community Garden - Baked goods, coffee and hot chocolate and Urban Meadow t-shirts will be for sale with proceeds benefiting the Urban Meadow.

September 14, 2013

Today! Tour the Columbia Waterfront Community Gardens - Saturday, 9/14

Saturday, September 2013- Come See What We're Growing!  Join us for a free, guided tour of all seven community gardens in the Columbia Waterfront District. The tour begins at 12 noon at the Human Compass Garden on the corner of Columbia and Sackett Streets then will proceed to: the Amazing Garden, the Summit Street Garden, the new Pirate's Cove Garden, the Backyard Garden, the over to the Urban Meadow and will wrap up at the South Brooklyn Children's Garden around 1:30.

August 30, 2013

Columbia Waterfront Community Gardens Tour & 5th Annual CW Fall Festival - September 14

On Saturday, September 14 from 12:00-1:30 pm, all of the community gardens in the Columbia Waterfront District will be part of a walking tour.  The Urban Meadow is very excited to participate in a joint event with the other beautiful gardens in the neighborhood, each with its own unique history and features. The guided tour will begin at the Human Compass Garden on the corner of Columbia Street and Sackett Streets and will make a stop at each of these gardens along the way: the Amazing Garden, Summit Street Garden, Pirate's Cove Garden, the Backyard Garden, the Urban Meadow and then will end at the South Brooklyn Children's Garden.  At each garden there will be current members to give a presentation about that garden, answer questions about what is going on in the garden and how to get involved.  Come see what we're growing!