Fresh Start Back To School From Harlem To Hollis

GrowNYC wants us to resist the pull of P and J’s (peanut butter and jelly) or  M and C’s (mac & cheese) sandwiches.

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Brewer Announces Return Of Fresh Food For Seniors For 2017 From Harlem To Houston

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced the relaunch of her Fresh Food for Seniors program for 2017, which will operate through November, 2017. Continue Reading →

GrowNYC Launches Compost On-the-Go Commuter Food Scrap Collections Uptown

GrowNYC announces Compost On-the-Go at 18 new food scrap collections, conveniently located near mass transit in Northern Manhattan and and the Bronx in partnership with the NYC Department of Sanitation.  Continue Reading →

GrowNYC Sugar Hill Greenmarket Coming To Harlem

This brand new Saturday market offers residents of Harlem a weekend shopping destination for fresh fruits and vegetables, bread and baked goods, honey and other farm-fresh products. Continue Reading →

Public Health System Hosts Farmers Markets In Harlem And Others Locations

slide_new_harlem_hospitalNYC Health + Hospitals continues its commitment to addressing social determinants of health in New York City by increasing access to fresh and affordable produce. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave GrowNYC is Hiring!

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NYCHA Environmental Ambassadors Teach NYCHA Residents To Recycle

0516_nychaAs the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) rolls out recycling for more than 400,000 residents from Harlem to Hollis, GrowNYC is gearing up to train NYCHA residents to become Environmental Ambassadors who  encourage their neighbors to participate in the NYCHA Recycles! program.  Continue Reading →

Calling All Harlem Artists: GrowNYC Contest

10dca03d-32e0-48d3-bf18-32dedd0b6da5Here’s a great opp sent to us by the folks at Grow NYC:

Grow NYC is looking for artists from Harlem to Hollis to channel their inner environmentalist and create a two-dimensional work of art inspired by GrowNYC’s work in NYC: think Greenmarkets, gardens, recycling, compost, habitat, ecosystems and more.  Continue Reading →

8 Handy Tips For A Sustainable Harlem Holiday

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Making a list of how to green your Harlem holidays? Here are some of our favorite tips and events to cure the post-holiday blues. Continue Reading →

Jobs: New Positions At Farm Grow NYC

downloadHere are a number of new jobs listed below from Brooklyn to Poughkeepsie from the great folks at Farm GrowNYC.

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The Best Time To Assess Your Harlem Garden

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This is the best of the month for evaluating the success of your Harlem garden. Try to assess the productivity of your crops in relation to your personal needs. Continue Reading →

Greenmarket Food Scrap Collections Drop-Offs In Harlem

0815_compost2Starting in 2011, GrowNYC has grown the “scrappy” Food Scrap program to 40 Greenmarket locations in all five boroughs, in partnership with the NYC Sanitation and community composters. Continue Reading →