Roosevelt Community Garden

The Roosevelt Community Garden was established in 2018 to provide community members and visitors of all ages, abilities and backgrounds with a quiet and enjoyable place to grow organic fruits, vegetables and herbs, learn about and share an appreciation for gardening and nature and build relationships while helping the environment.

The Garden is also used as an outdoor classroom where community members, especially youth, can learn about sustainable agricultural techniques, water conservation practices and the nutritional benefits of food that they have helped to grow for their own consumption.

The Garden boasts 49 garden plots, gardening tools, two sheds and access to water.  Organic practices are utilized, so not pesticides or other chemicals are permitted.  An annual membership provides garden members access to the garden, starting early April until November 30; a garden plot which, contains quality soil; water; starter seeds; gardening tools and educational resources.  Plots are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Garden was built in partnership between North Shore Land Alliance and Nassau County.  For more information about the Garden please contact the North Shore Land Alliance at 516-922-1028.

How to Get Involved or Support the Roosevelt Community Garden!

Become a Garden Member

Membership is open to individuals or organizations in Nassau County, however, preference is given to those who live within the Roosevelt Community. To secure a garden plot, please complete the online application.

 

Volunteer. It’s Fun!

Become a volunteer for the Roosevelt Community Garden.  If you enjoy gardening, working with children, or need to fulfill community service hours, we need your help!  Contact us at 516-922-1028.

 

Make a Donation

We rely on the generous support of our community to help us maintain the Garden and provide ongoing educational programs. Please consider donating an in-kind item or making a tax-deductible donation to support the Garden.

 

Join Us!

Master Gardener Days
In Partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County
Third Saturday of Every Month
May until October, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteer Master Gardeners Kathy Gaffney and Audrey Thomas from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County will be on hand to answer questions and share practical gardening techniques.

    Putting Our Garden to Bed

    Saturday, October 15, 10:00 am – Join us for in the Garden for hot cocoa and pumpkin bread as we harvest the crops, plant garlic (for next year’s harvest), and much more.

Make a Donation

Location

59 E. Fulton Avenue
Roosevelt, New Y0rk 11575

Hours of Operation

Every day from sunset to sunset
April 1 until November 30th.

Plot Types and Annual Fees

$55 – Large Garden Plot (4’ x 20’)
$40 – Wheelchair Accessible Plot
$25 – Medium Garden Plot/Section (3’ x 6’)
$20 – Small Garden Plot (3’ x 5’)

Questions and Concerns

Contact Andrea Millwood
516-922-1028
andrea@northshorelandalliance.org
North Shore Land Alliance

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    We are pleased to kick-start the fifth growing season at the Roosevelt Community Garden. This year we are partnering with new organizations, hosting more activities and educating more people. Our overarching goal is to help connect more youth to nature and better understand their role in protecting our environment.

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