Gardeners celebrate new raised bed frames after a hard day’s work.
Garden members place new wooden frames around planting beds. The old frames had started to rot.
  • Are you contributing to Cali's water crisis?

    Are you part of the California drought problem?  Every time you buy a bunch of grapes from California, your contributing not only to some grower's bottom line, you're also consuming 24 gallons of ...

    Friday, 22 May 2015
  • Compost Tea Workshop at Imani Garden April 18-19

    What's compost tea and how do you make it? Come find out on April 18 and 19 at Imani Garden! We'll be brewing a batch on Saturday and applying it on Sunday t...o our garden beds. Many soil biologists ...

    Saturday, 11 April 2015
  • What Happens to NYC When California's Central Valley Shuts Down?

    Yesterday California Governor Jerry Brown announced an executive order mandating cities and towns in the drought-ravaged state to reduce water usage by 25%.  Unaffected by this order were th ...

    Thursday, 02 April 2015
  • Rally at City Hall to Stop Taking of Community Gardens

    On a cold February 10th morning about 100 intrepid gardeners gathered on the steps of City Hall to express their outrage.  It seems that Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the housing ar ...

    Thursday, 12 February 2015
  • Imani Under Threat of Demolition

    When we discovered that the vacant lot near Imani I was actually owned by the people, we were overjoyed.  We'd been trying to garden at Imani I for several years but due to a large willow tree, t ...

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015
  • Can hydroponics be a key to making produce local?

    In 2007 I was among a group of local permies who visited something called the Science Barge floating in the Hudson River.  It got a lot of media attention.  It focused on using solar power t ...

    Monday, 12 January 2015
  • Geo Solar Greenhouse in British Columbia

    Geoff Lawton has developed yet another timely video featuring a greenhouse in British Columbia that's using climate battery technology to heat a large greenhouse.  Interestingly the greenhouse in ...

    Friday, 09 January 2015
  • Climate Battery Completed At Imani II

    As the darkness of December descends on Imani, a group of volunteers completed work on the climate battery in the greenhouse at Imani II.  Just to recapitulate, the climate  battery concept ...

    Saturday, 06 December 2014
  • Climate Battery Begins at Imani Greenhouse

      Travis Frazelle and I spent a lovely Sunday morning moving the solar panel from the aquaponics system in Imani I to the new greenhouse in Imani II.  The aquaponics system goes quiet in th ...

    Monday, 10 November 2014
  • Lobster Dinner a Great Success

      On Saturday, Sept. 27th,  Imani Garden held its 5th annual lobster dinner and permaculture talk.  The talk this year was given by Claudia Joseph, a well-known permaculture instructor ...

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014
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