Check-in: 1:30 PM | Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden
Tours Depart: 2:00 PM | 2601-2603 Tilden Avenue, Brooklyn
Tour Ends: 5:00 PM | 1100 Block Bergen Street Community Garden
End of Tour Reception: 5:00 PM | 1107 Bergen Street, Brooklyn
Local Caribbean Eats, Live Music by Haiti Cultural Exchange
Haiti Cultural Exchange is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop, present and promote the cultural expressions of the Haitian people.
*Sheila pictured here, photo sourced from HCX facebook page.
Meet us at 1:30 pm at Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden for check-in, where you will pick up your free BQLT water bottle. If you donate $10 or more, you will also receive a free BQLT reusable tote bag while supplies last. The tour departs at 2:00 pm, and concludes with festivities from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at 1100 Block Bergen Street Community Garden featuring live performances by artists from Haiti Cultural Exchange, and local Caribbean fare. All gardens participating in the tour will be open from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm for the day.
**The tour will take place rain or shine. Severe/hazardous weather will result in the event’s cancellation. In this case, registered participants will be notified via email by 8:30 am on the day of the tour. T-shirts will be available by pick up by appointment.**
BQLT’s gardens give community members access to critical green space in our environment. Our gardeners produce fruits, herbs, and vegetables while fostering a sense of community identity, ownership, and stewardship. These community gardens also provide safe outdoor spaces for children and families to play and interact. Our values reflect community engagement and involvement in community gardens.
We are looking for volunteers on the day of! If you’d like to volunteer, please reach out to the office at 718.963.7020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development and the NYC Council for their continuous support of our organization. Thanks to Haiti Cultural Exchange for a beautiful continuous partnership to bring lovely Haitian culture through art, music and dance to our community gardens. Thank you to Haiti Cultural Exchange for a beautiful continuous partnership to bring lovely Haitian culture through art, music and dance to our community gardens