News from the Garden

Sol Hosts Queens Botanical Garden Staff for Bokashi Training

El Sol Brillante and Down to Earth Garden hosted four staff members from the Queens Botanical Garden to go deep into our bokashi composting process. Our resident expert led them…

Garden Members March to End Fossil Fuels

On Sunday at noon, about a dozen garden members gathered at El Sol Jr. on the north side of 12th Street to travel uptown and participate in the March to…

Additional $500 Grant Received for our Composting Project

We are excited to announce that El Sol Brillante has been awarded a 2023 Community Leader Grant from CitizensNYC! The $500 of grant money will be used to support our…

El Sol Receives $7500 Grant for Composting

For 2023, LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) was selected to receive a $7500 grant for Down to Earth Garden/El Sol Brillante. The grant is from the¬†Manhattan Composting Initiative for fiscal…