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Reaching Out To Chicago the Midwest and Oregon to Help 2 Community Gardens in the South Bronx!

  • Subject: [cg] Reaching Out To Chicago the Midwest and Oregon to Help 2 Community Gardens in the South Bronx!
  • From: "Honigman, Adam" Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com
  • Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 16:22:31 -0500

Friends,

Just got this from Mark Leger who is  working with the Bronx Gardens.
Messages from Chicago and the Midwest to  on behalf of the  Hostos-Crimmins
and Salinas Community Gardens  IAF National Director, Edward T. Chambers,
220 W. Kinzie, 5th floor
> Chicago, IL 60610, would be greatly appreciated.

Gardeners from Portland, OR and thereabouts, please call 

 Richard Harmon, supervisor IAF Northwest Region * 1244 NE 39th Avenue
> * Portland, OR 97232-1905
> (503) 235-6474 * fax 235-6457      e-mail: iafnw@hevanet.com

on behalf of the  Hostos-Crimmins and Salinas Community Gardens in the
Bronx, NY. Read the stuff on the situation so you sound briefed.

Thanking you in advance for your brilliant work for community gardiners,

Adam Honigman
-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Leger [mailto:trix@panix.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 4:00 PM
To: Honigman, Adam
Subject: Re: [cg] Help 2 Community Gardens in the South Bronx!


Thanks, Adam, for helping to get the word out. If we can actually get people
in Chicago calling, I think that would make a big difference.

Cheers,

Mark

> From: "Honigman, Adam" <Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com>
> Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 13:43:29 -0500
> To: "'trix@panix.com'" <trix@panix.com>
> Subject: FW: [cg] Help 2 Community Gardens in the South Bronx!
> 
> FYI
> 
> Hope you are well.
> 
> Adam Honigman
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Honigman, Adam [mailto:Adam.Honigman@bowne.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 1:41 PM
> To: 'community_garden@mallorn.com'
> Subject: [cg] Help 2 Community Gardens in the South Bronx!
> 
> 
> Friends,
> 
> This missive was sent out by Mark Leger, a community garden activist you
may
> have met at the NYC ACGA convention last July.
> 
> As I understand it, these Bronx gardens were not part of the Community
> Garden Settlement and therefore your input  to the NYC and national
> affiliates of the Industrial Areas Foundaton (IAF)may actually have some
> weight. Information on the situation and IAF is attached below.
> 
> Thanking you in advance,
> Adam Honigman  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Leger [mailto:trix@panix.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 1:10 PM
> To: cybergardens@treebranch.com
> Subject: CYBERGARDENS: Help 2 Community Gardens in the South Bronx!
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> News from the CYBERGARDENS mailing list
> (cybergardens@treebranch.com)
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> --  Please forward widely --
> 
> Help Hostos-Crimmins and Salinas (similar story) Community Garden
> 
> WHERE: 141st  and Crimmins, ( Crimmins starts on 141st , between Cypress
> and St. Annís), South Bronx - Visit Stay over!
> 
> WHAT:
> Hostos-Crimmins Community gardeners: "Members of the Hostos-Crimmins
> Garden wonít leave the garden because we are committed to preventing yet
> another loss to the people."
> Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) affiliate South Bronx Churches (SBC)
> area leader; Ms. Lee Stuart is at a crossroad in her planning to
> "bulldoze" or "preserve" their own mission statement. ëAlinskyí its
> founder advocated for a "peopleís organizations" committed to training
> "ordinary people" to take charge of their own neighborhoods (Alinsky,
> 1945). The Hostos-Crimmins Community Gardeners have rallied for over 14
> years, taking back one of the most notorious drug and garbage infested
> areas of the South Bronx and bringing safety, cleanliness, providing
> food, healing with medicinal plant, and developing a vibrant green
> community space. This is done in an area which has the highest asthma in
> the nation, lowest green space in New York City (.25 acreage per
> thousand people), the most high rise projects, and one of the poorest
> districts in the USA.
> 
> Let the IAF start a healthy collaboration with Housing and Community
> Gardens joining forces to create sustainable truly affordable
> communities to live and share all over the cities of our beloved planet.
> 
> 
> 
> History:
> IAF-SBC who had been designated the site in 1990 (as well as hundreds
> more lots). In 1995 the community gardeners were relocated from their
> past 7 year garden around the corner to their present site with every
> ones blessings. IAF-SBC was given the deed to the community garden for a
> dollar by the city administration in 1999.
> City wide Gardeners, Activists, Housing Advocates, the State Attorney
> General, and the overwhelming majority of NYC residents, put a halt to
> the short sighted politicians set in destroying these oasis.
> 
> Present:
> More than 40 people from the immediate neighborhood (mostly from the
> adjacent projects) as well as over a hundred community college students,
> work in this community garden. Hostos Community College has organized
> urban research projects, social activities, and Health fair events to
> better the community at hand.
> 
> IAF states its goals as those of "building power for long term social,
> economic, and political community revitalization through institution
> based leadership development and action". The Hostos-Crimmins community
> garden with the support of Hostos (a radical community college) and the
> overwhelming support of the residents around the garden are ready to
> extend their hand to Ms. Lee Stuart SBC-IAF to create a permanent
> healing and educational space for the neighborhoods.
> 
> TO DO:
> Please Contact:
> 1. Lee Stuart South Bronx Churches at (914)935-0110, fax (914)935-8811.
> 
> Here are other IAF Affiliates to contact about telling Lee Stuart to do
> the Right thing:
> 2. IAF National Director, Edward T. Chambers,  220 W. Kinzie, 5th floor
> Chicago, IL 60610
> 312-245-9211    312-245-9744 (fax)
> 3 East Brooklyn Congregations, 287 Lott Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212.
> Phone: 718-498-4095.
> 4. Industrial Areas   Foundation, 36 New Hyde Park Road,   Franklin
> Square, NY 11010. Phone: 516-354-1076
> 5. Richard Harmon, supervisor IAF Northwest Region * 1244 NE 39th Avenue
> * Portland, OR 97232-1905
> (503) 235-6474 * fax 235-6457      e-mail: iafnw@hevanet.com  *
> Website: http://www.iafnw.com
> 6. Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) 307 Bowdoin Street,
> Dorchester, MA 02122 (617) 825-5600 or (617) 822-1499, send us a fax at
> (617) 825-5400, or email us  office@gbio.org
> 7. Jonathan Lange-Lead Organizer 410-528-0305, 410-528-0316(fax)  2114-1
> N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD  21218  buildiaf@erols.com
> 
> 
> 
> Garden Contacts
> Hostos-Crimmins           Amanda (917) 916 4872
> More Gardens!                   Aresh (917) 518 9987
> aresh@moregardens.org       moregardens.org
> 
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