River of Flowers: NYC

About our river

The RIVER OF FLOWERS: NYC BROOKLYN extends from the beautifully restored wetlands of Gerritsen Creek in Marine Park at the southern tip and runs a circuituous route through Brooklyn taking in the wildflowers planted at many urban farms both in the sky such as Eagle Street Farm and Brooklyn Grange Farm and on the ground as with Red Hook Farm and North Brooklyn Farms as well as the exquisite native wild plantings at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, East River State Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park from where it crosses the East River and joins with River of Flowers Manhattan. The trails of wildflowers include those planted at the rain gardens and waterways around the New Town Creek and the Gowanus Canal as well as the myriad of productive community gardens including the Garden of Union in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

The River of Flowers NYC Brooklyn is linked to the following creators and supporters of wild & edible urban spaces, many of which are working across all five boroughs of New York City to bring forage to the city directly and indirectly:

Edible Manhattan 596 Acres Brooklyn bk farmyards
Myrtle Eats Fresh East New York Farms The Heart of Brooklyn
GrowNYC Greenmarket Open Space Greening
Added Value Food Think Tank Growing Chefs
In Our Backyard Field to Fork Open Space Institute