How We Do It: Park Ideas That Work
Our efforts to revitalize greenspaces and communities across the city have been featured in numerous articles. Read a few of them, here:
Parks & People’s history and approach to public green space was featured in the June issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.
Read about the Watts Branch stream-valley revitalization in the April 2005 issue of the UK’s Spaces & Places magazine.
(NOTE: Scroll past the first page to see the full article.)
“New Spark in an Old Park”
The Shuttle Sheet
by Karen Feld
“Urban Nature, A Monthly Feature Exploring Washington’s Wild Side”
Washington Post, Kids Post
October 2003 by Patterson Clark
- DC Department of Parks and Recreation
- City Parks Alliance
- Cultural Tourism DC
- Project for Public Spaces (PPS)
- Healthy Living Center
We are honored to acknowledge our major donors for supporting our work!
- The Meyer Foundation
- Consumer Health Foundation
- DC Department of the Environment*
- DC Department of Transportation*
- DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development*
- District of Columbia Government*
- Environmental Protection Agency – Chesapeake Bay Program*
- HSC Foundation
- National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
- New York Community Trust
- Prince Charitable Trusts
- TKF Foundation
- Training Grounds
- Whole Foods
*No government grants support core operation of the organization, which is entirely paid for by non-governmental community support and earned revenue.
Community Harvest Resources
Community Harvest Training Resources
PDF version of powerpoint presented at the community greening training sessions.
Getting Off the Ground!
Information on fundraising, promotion, and scavenging for your greening project.
Information on why it is important for kids to grow food.
Accessibility, Theft, and Vandalism
Information on making your garden accessible to all while preventing theft and vandalism.
Annotated Resource List
Extensive list of great resources on permaculrture, water, gardening and farming, trees, and more.
Kids Gardening Links
My First Garden