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We promote the enhancement and preservation of community gardens as well as the cultivation of fallow land in New York City. 


UPDATE: Chaharshanbeh Suri this Friday - 2nd chance after Stella Snow Blizzard

Thank you all brave souls who came this Tuesday and jumped over fire. This is a 2nd chance, for all those unable to come on Tuesday due to Snowstorm Stella or want to do it again! 

So please come and join us this Friday this amazing fire jumping night, celebrating Chaharshanbeh Suri's Festival of Fire to usher in the spring! Free for all ages.

Location: El Jardin del Paraiso Community garden, Entrance at 311 East 4th Street (btw Avenues C & D)

Contact: Aresh 917-518-9987

There will be fire, the music of Amir Vahab Ensemble, FalGoosh/fortune telling Kate Temple-West.

Food is potluck, so please bring traditional food and refreshments to share. Please Email me or call 917-518-9987 if you are bringing any food or like to help.

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