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GCF Recognized in NYC Council Speaker State NYC Address

GCF Recognized in NYC Council Speaker State NYC Address

February 17, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on GCF Recognized in NYC Council Speaker State NYC Address»

“We will create new job training opportunities and increase access to fresh produce by partnering with Green City Force to bring urban farms to more housing developments.” - NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito [caption id="attachment_5591" align="aligncenter" width="600"]

GCF Wins Project of the Year Award for Farms at NYCHA

GCF Wins Project of the Year Award for Farms at NYCHA

February 15, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on GCF Wins Project of the Year Award for Farms at NYCHA»

Green City Force is thrilled to be the recipient of the 2017 Project of the Year Award at The Corps Network annual conference in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, February 15, for our work on the Farms at NYCHA initiative. ...

Under the Banner of Love

Under the Banner of Love

February 14, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Under the Banner of Love»

We're sending our LOVE and appreciation this Valentine's Day! Thank you to everyone in the GCF Community for working with Green City Force day after day under the banner of love, to build a green and equitable city and world through ...

Watch the GCF Urban Farm Corps Featured on NBC Give

Watch the GCF Urban Farm Corps Featured on NBC Give

January 31, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Watch the GCF Urban Farm Corps Featured on NBC Give»

On Saturday, January 14 Green City Force was featured in an episode of the NBC show Give. Give is a new show, part of The More You Know that follows celebrity guests on visits to nonprofits doing great work to ...

Love Where You Live Cohort 13 Begins Service

Love Where You Live Cohort 13 Begins Service

January 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Love Where You Live Cohort 13 Begins Service»

The Love Where You Live Cohort #13 began their GCF Orientation on November 7th in the second floor cafeteria of the Pfizer Building. This group of 50 young adults from the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety (MAP) ...

Happy Holidays from Green City Force!

Happy Holidays from Green City Force!

December 23, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Happy Holidays from Green City Force!»

Thanks to our whole Green City Force community for a great year of love, change and opportunity through service! A few glimpses from 2016: celebrating our founding board chair Ed Cohen; GCF Urban ...

GCF Wins Project of the Year from the NY Housing Conference

GCF Wins Project of the Year from the NY Housing Conference

December 08, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on GCF Wins Project of the Year from the NY Housing Conference»

Green City Force was honored to receive the 2016 Community Impact Competition Project of the Year Award at the 43rd annual New York Housing Conference (NYHC) on December 7th, 2016. The award recognizes projects and programs “making a difference ...

Wagner Houses Harvest Festival

Wagner Houses Harvest Festival

November 17, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Wagner Houses Harvest Festival»

On October 29th Green City Force Corps Members celebrated our final Harvest Festival of the season at Wagner Houses Farm in East Harlem. Despite being the smallest Farm at NYCHA, this Harvest Fest drew crowds. Over the course of the ...

Bay View Houses Harvest Festival

Bay View Houses Harvest Festival

November 15, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Bay View Houses Harvest Festival»

On October 22nd, Green City Force Corps Members braved the wind and the rain to host the first annual Bay View Houses Farm Harvest Festival! GCF’s local partner East New York Farms helped run the show with Farm ...

Howard Houses Harvest Festival

Howard Houses Harvest Festival

November 09, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Howard Houses Harvest Festival»

On Saturday, October 15th Green City Force joined Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance Foundation and Howard Houses residents to celebrate the first growing season at Howard Houses Farm. Howard was the first of three new farms to be constructed by the ...

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