Gelston Park: A Butterfly Garden to Honor Our Nation’s Veterans

On December 10, we celebrated the mid-project groundbreaking of a butterfly garden at Gelston Park with The Edmondson Village Community Association and in partnership with the City of Baltimore, Department of Planning's INSPIRE program. This flowering butterfly garden is dedicated to veterans of the armed forces and, when complete, will be a place of quiet reflection and beauty.

Gelston Park: A Butterfly Garden to Honor Our Nation’s Veterans2021-02-08T21:50:54+00:00

Urban Farm Project Announced

We are thrilled to announce our next project! A vacant lot in West Baltimore's Rosemont community will soon host a pilot urban farm project from Parks & People, the state of Maryland, Baltimore City, Maryland Institute College of Art and Coppin State University. The farm will grow indigo, beets, onions, marigolds and Black-eyed Susans to make natural dyes [...]

Urban Farm Project Announced2021-02-08T21:51:34+00:00

“Everyone Deserves a Park” Video Premiere

“I want the next generation of young people to know that the people before them did care; that we left a legacy, that we left a footprint of something productive that they can build off of.”  - Delegate Cory McCray Parks & People's mission is to unite Baltimore City through vibrant parks and green spaces. [...]

“Everyone Deserves a Park” Video Premiere2021-02-08T21:52:22+00:00

From WBAL-TV: Dig in and get dirty for Earth Day!

Over 35 volunteers from the Baltimore Ravens and M&T Bank joined Parks & People at Windsor Hills Elementary Middle School on April 20th for the school's day-long Earth Day celebration. Volunteers visited with students for a fun-filled day of scavenger hunts, composter and picnic table construction, tree mulching and planting, and pollinator garden maintenance. The [...]

From WBAL-TV: Dig in and get dirty for Earth Day!2021-02-08T21:59:10+00:00

From WJZ-TV: The Purple Birds are going green for Earth Day

Over 35 volunteers from the Baltimore Ravens and M&T Bank joined Parks & People at Windsor Hills Elementary Middle School on April 20th for the school's day-long Earth Day celebration. Volunteers visited with students for a fun-filled day of scavenger hunts, composter and picnic table construction, tree mulching and planting, and pollinator garden maintenance. The [...]

From WJZ-TV: The Purple Birds are going green for Earth Day2021-02-08T22:00:50+00:00

From WJZ-TV: A Brand New Green Space Brightens up a West Baltimore Neighbrhood

On April 15th, residents of Easterwood and Sandtown communities, gathered alongside public officials and community leaders to celebrate the opening of the newly created Easterwood/Sandtown Park & Playground. It was a joyous, memorable day -- songs from the Pilgrim Temple Church Choir filled the air as kids played in the park, planted raised beds and [...]

From WJZ-TV: A Brand New Green Space Brightens up a West Baltimore Neighbrhood2021-02-08T22:01:47+00:00
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