61 Franklin Street Garden's mission is to provide a vibrant open space and the opportunity for environmental education to the residents of Greenpoint.
Our garden's objectives are:
a) to further develop the infrastructure at 61 Franklin Street Garden in order to provide a self-sustained garden and open space;
b) to beautify the existing neighborhood with greenery, landscaping and gardens;
c) to create a permanent, safe and inviting destination for the surrounding community to come together and learn about soil remediation, cultivation of native and other plants and vegetables, composting, rain water harvesting and other methods of preserving and maintaining urban green space;
d) to provide a local source of produce, herbs and other edibles to the surrounding community.