AL MA'IDAH — an organic community garden

We have been blessed with a sacred space in the city of Newark,NJ in partnership with the Greater Newark Conservancy adopt a lot program.

We grow traditional organic foods and herbs with sustainable methods, that will serve the local community,along with gatherings and events of empowerment and activism.

Seasonal Workshops and Training such as:

Straw Bale & Container Gardening for Self Sufficiency

Pure Foods: Using Traditional Whole Foods for Healing

Whole Food Prep Live ,Sun and Fire Cooking Classes

Saving and Storage Organic and Heirloom Seeds

Solar Cooking & Energy Management

Soil Biology&Consultations/Soil Testing,

Vermiculture and Organic Matter Composing:

The Connection between Food and Community Mental Health

Ecology and Environmental Stewardship from an Islamic Perspective

are offered within the garden.

The local community youth and elders participate as caregivers of the garden and are introduced to traditional sustainable agriculture and slamic ecology and environmental ethics and as a way of life.

Contact Persons: Hajja Latifah 973.819.9510

Sis Jamilah 973.207.9031
organic matter compost bins ,rain catchment system using rain barrels,some raised beds,plant containers,seasonal vermiculture bins, developing a rock garden
large pine tree, fenced, small grassed areas,

pending

Location
Lyons Ave (bet Hunterdon St and Porter Pl ), Newark, NJ 07112 United States
Contact
Hajja Latifah Abd-Hamid
973.819.9510
[Protected email address]
Host Organization
Medina Baye Islamic Ecology and Environmental Learning Ctr. usa/west africa
Setting
Urban
Accessible
 
Size
100 Square Feet
Total Plots
2
Year Founded
2010
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic, Spanish

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