Bountiful Brookline has supported these gardens in the community with seeds, supplies, funds and publicity. Without these great partners Brookline would not be so bountiful! Look out for great stories and ideas from our garden partners.
Want to get your hands dirty? We'll keep you posted or you can contact them to find out how and when help is needed in the gardens.
• High Street Veterans Community Garden
This community garden serves residents of the High Street Veterans Public Housing Apartments. With funding obtained by BB and support of the Brookline Housing Authority, a lush, productive garden has grown out of a brick terrace. Serving over ten families currently, the garden’s goal to be self-sufficient is in progress with an onsite composting operation and cold frames in 2011.
• Sussman House for Seniors and Disabled
Teens Grow Food, Bountiful Brookline's summer farming program built and installed eight raised bed gardens including several accessible ones in 2011. Residents of Sussman House continue to enjoy the benefits of growing their own vegetables and flowers.
• Egmont Street Veterans
With new interest and seeds from Bountiful Brookline, we look forward to sharing updates about whats growing in north Brookline this season!
The 200’ Garden is a stretch of garden along the fence at 99 Kent Street. In its fourth season its a public garden there for the picking. It brings a whole new meaning to the idea of a community garden! Its a great way to get to know neighbors. Volunteers are also welcome to help weeding, watering or simply to stop by. To learn more visit their blog or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org
• Devotion Schoolyard GardenA dedicated team of teachers and parents host a raised bed garden in the rear school yard. Used during the school year to enhance classroom learning, during the summer Brookline Recreation Dept helps to water and enjoy the harvest. This season, Erin Taylor, Bountiful Brookline's Summer School Yard garden intern will help to plant a late summer crop for harvest when school resumes in the fall.
• Brookline High School, Community Garden
A student led project of the Food Justice Committee, Social Justice Program, this two year old garden grows organic vegetables for several area food pantries.