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Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project Opens New Community Garden

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As a NYC resident, one issue that consistently irks the hell out of me is our general lack of greenery. I mean sure I can grab a Starbucks and go sit in Central Park, but sometimes I just want to escape to a private little garden and do my thing. Good thing for me that Bette Midler just announced the opening of the Target East Harlem Community Garden.

The new garden – which was conceived by famous designer Sean Conway – uses cutting-edge sustainable technology to eliminate dependence on outside energy. Wind turbines and solar panels power the 5,000 square foot garden’s LED energy efficient lighting, and a rainwater harvesting system helps conserve resources by collecting fallen rainwater. Furthermore, the garden rocks some serious compost bins that make recycling organic household and yard waste super-duper easy.

Midler is the founder of the New York Restoration Project, a non-profit dedicated to developing and revitalizing parks, community gardens and public space in New York City. Ecorazzi loves us some NYRP and have covered their accomplishments on many, many occasions.

To learn more about the Target East Harlem Community Garden, visit NYRP.org! Now go get that shovel!

thanks: looktothestars.org

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