Riding out the Harvest, BQLT Bike/Van Tour, Saturday, September 27

UPDATE Friday, 2008-09-26: CANCELLED. The announcement came at 10am from the tour's organizers:
Intrepid gardeners,

With a forecast of some serious rain, we've come to a decision to cancel this Saturday's (9/27/08) bqlt "Riding out the Harvest" bike/van tour.

Save your energy for next week's (10/4/08) "Green(e) with Envy," another great opportunity to explore the world of community gardening.
I'm disappointed, but I'll admit I wasn't looking forward to slogging through the rain with my camera. I am looking forward to the Green With Envy Tour of Bed-Stuy Community Gardens next Saturday, October 4.

Classon Ful-Gate Block Association Community Garden, one of nine Brooklyn community gardens on this Saturday's tour.
Classon FulGate Block Association Community Garden

The Brooklyn-Queens Land Trust (BQLT) is hosting its Second Annual Bike and Van Tour this Saturday, September 27th:

Jump in the van or hop on a bike - we're visiting a sampling of BQLT gardens - saying hello, having some snacks along the way. It all begins at 9:30am with a coffee reception at Hollenback Community Garden (Washington Ave between Gates and Green Avenue ). The harvest ride will culminate in a cookout beginning at 3:00pm at Euclid / Pine Street Block Association.

MEETING TIME/COFFEE: 9:30am @ Hollenback Garden
DEPARTURE TIME: 10:00am Sharp!
TOUR’S END/COOKOUT: 3:00pm @ Euclid-Pine Garden

This is a BIKE & VAN TOUR:
Bicyclists will be led by Isak Mendes - RSVP/Info: eaglemendes [at] yahoo [dot]com
Seats in the Van are limited! Reserve yours by contacting Brothel Dean: strechdean [at] msn [dot] com

Suggested donation: $5/person

The gardens on the tour are:

  • Hollenback Community Garden, Washington Ave. between Gates & Greene Aves.
  • Classon/Ful-Gate Block Association, Classon Ave. between Putnam & Madison Aves.
  • St. Mark’s Ave./Prospect Heights, St. Marks between Vanderbilt & Carlton Aves.
  • Mama Dee’s Garden, St. Mark’s Avenue between Bedford and Rogers Aves.
  • Westbrook Memorial Garden, Pacific St. between Bedford & Nostrand Aves.
  • United Herkimer Garden Club, Herkimer St. between Bedfor & Nostrand Aves.
  • Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden, Corner of Tilden Ave. and Veronica Place
  • Sheffield Garden, Sheffield Ave between New Lots and Hegeman Aves.
  • Euclid-Pine Block Association Garden, Corner of Dumont Ave. & Pine St.

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Related Posts

Classon FulGate Block Association Garden, Green With Envy Tour, II.6, August 10, 2008
Hollenback Community Garden, Clinton Hill, Green With Envy Tour, II.5, August 8, 2008
St. Mark's Avenue Community Garden, Prospect Heights, Green With Envy Tour, II.2, August 2, 2008


Riding out the Harvest, BQLT Bike/Van Tour
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