On Saturday, October 18th, 2008, Mayor Sheila Dixon, along with several of her staff members and Remington residents, kicked off the Mayorâ€™s Fall Harvest at our own Village Green community garden on Fox Street. The Mayor spoke about the importance of greening efforts, highlighting the work of Roy Skeen and other GRIA members in turning the vacant lot on Fox into a vibrant green space in only a yearâ€™s time. Several residents were there to cheer on Roy as he was presented with a ceremonial shovel and rake, symbolizing the Cityâ€™s support of the garden and others like it. In return, Roy presented the Mayor with a basket of vegetables grown in the garden, including carrots, tomatoes, and eggplants.
Sisson Street Community Lot
GRIA holds an Adopt-A-Lot license with the City of Baltimore Housing Department to use the lot at 2701 Sisson Street for community open space. After a public outreach period where GRIA collected input via surveys from over 60 neighbors, we moved forward with designs for the lot that accommodates a children’s play area, open grass, […]More about Sisson Street Community Lot