What is a community green?

Community greens are shared parks on the inside of blocks, collectively owned by the by the neighbors whose homes, yards, decks, and patios enclose the green. Distinct from community gardens, residents’ homes abut the shared space, they contribute their property to it, and jointly maintain it.

Examples of community greens

Community Greens come in all shapes and sizes and reflect the ideas of residents creating them.

Benefits of community greens

Astounding psychological benefits have been scientifically proven to accrue to green spaces. There are also financial benefits via increased home values.

What we do

Ashoka’s Community Greens catalyzes the development of these green spaces and raises awareness of their benefits.

How to get involved.

Create a community green or donate

This article chronicles the journey of a number of residents in Baltimre are they seek to create an alley-based community greens behind their homes.

For the article

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