Anarchist Book Fair

La Plaza Cultural E 9th St. & Avenue C

The annual Anarchist Book Fair will be using our garden as overflow space on Sept 16th. The fair is centered at La Plaza Cultural. From their website: For this year’s book fair, we invited anarchists from the city, the region, and around the country to speak, teach, and inspire on every aspect of our struggle. […]

March to End Fossil Fuels

Broadway & West 55th Street

The 12th Street Block Association and El Sol Brillante Jr. will be participating in the upcoming March to End Fossil Fuels. We will be meeting to create banners for the march in the Down To Earth garden on the Southwest corner of 12th and B Tuesday 1:30PM - 4PM during normal composting drop-off hours.

General Membership Meeting + Fundraiser Prep

El Sol Brillante 522 E 12th St.

Our next general membership meeting has been postponed to Wednesday, September 27th at 6 PM due to rain. We will be reviewing volunteer roles and preparation needed for our Fall Fundraiser on the following Saturday.

Fall Fundraiser 2023

El Sol Brillante 522 E 12th St.

Come celebrate the season, meet your neighbors, and support the Garden! Our fall fundraiser party is coming up Saturday, September 30th from noon to moon. The all-day celebration will feature live music, delicious food prepared by garden members and local businesses, refreshing beverages, and fun for the whole family.

Bokashi Gardening Workshop hosted by the LES Ecology Center

The Lower East Side Ecology Center will be hosting a bokashi gardening workshop on October 14th from 1-3 PM. If you'd like to participate, you can sign up here! Non-participating observers are welcome as well! The workshop will focus on the use of bokashi on other than composting, including using the bokashi spray/liquid (aka Activated […]