This week on We Dig Plants Carmen & Alice explore the history of parks in New York City with John Krawchuk, Director of Historic Preservation of New York Parks & Recreation. Learn about the story of Fort Greene Park (then known as Washington Park), Brooklyn’s first park! Find out what renovation plans are in store for this beautiful historic park. This episode was sponsored by Fairway Market.

“So many of the great landscape architects worked on Fort Greene Park. It was Brooklyn’s first park.”

–John Krawchuk, Director of Historic Preservation of New York Parks & Recreation on We Dig Plants