Charles Krezell

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO

Nominated by Caroline Ratcliffe, Art Loisaida Foundation

 

Charles Krezell is the Founder and President of LUNGS – Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens. He is a member of DeColores Community Garden on East 8th Street, where he has been an active East Village gardener since 1996. He served on the NYC Community Garden Coalition board from 2011 to 2015 as the NYCCGC Treasurer.

 

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In New York City’s Lower East Side, gardening is a political act of resistance

Getting in step with Earth Day at Spring Awakening! parade

 

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