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Karen Washington

Karen Washington appears in the following:

Red Tape at Green Markets

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President, discusses a recent report, "Red Tape, Green Vegetables: A Plan to Improve New York City's Regulations for Community-Based Farmers Markets," and his proposals for what can make the system easier.  Karen Washington, an urban farmer based at the Garden of Happiness in the Bronx, joins the conversation and talks about the procedure for farmers getting into green markets.

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Your Community Garden

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Adrian Benepe, commissioner of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, discusses the new rules governing community gardens. Plus, Karen Washington, president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition board of directors, talks about why community gardens need to be recognized as permanent by the new NYC rules and regulations. Ben Shephard, a volunteer with the local environmental advocacy group Time's Up, also shares reactions from the community.

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Get Your Gardens Started

Friday, February 27, 2009

It may be freezing outside, but if you want to have a great garden this Spring you have to start planning now. Urban farmer Karen Washington offers some quick tips for would-be gardeners, based on her experience at the Garden of Happiness in The Bronx.

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