Liberty Community Gardens (LCG) is a nonprofit organization that manages 60+ community garden plots in Battery Park City, in Lower Manhattan. We have a diverse membership, which includes local schools.


History & Press

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Liberty Community Gardens were founded in 1987, not long after Battery Park City’s first buildings opened.

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The Gardens

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The gardens have endured 9/11, Hurricane Sandy, multiple relocations, and endless neighborhood development and reconstruction, and have always bloomed reliably and abundantly each spring, expressing life, beauty, diversity and tranquility in an unlikely spot – next to West Street and in the shadow of the World Trade Center. (This photo by Jay Fine; all others on this page, including the banner at top, by Robert Simko.)



We received a generous donation of seeds from Hudson Valley Seed Library. Come by on Sunday, March 24 at 2pm to share in the bounty.

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