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GCF Welcomes NYC First Lady and Speaker Mark-Viverito to Announce New Farms at NYCHA

GCF Welcomes NYC First Lady and Speaker Mark-Viverito to Announce New Farms at NYCHA

October 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on GCF Welcomes NYC First Lady and Speaker Mark-Viverito to Announce New Farms at NYCHA»

On Thursday, September 28, the New York City First Lady, Chirlane McCray, visited the Wagner Houses Farm at NYCHA as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “City Hall in Your ...

The Urban Farm Corps’ Home Composting Tips

The Urban Farm Corps’ Home Composting Tips

September 25, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Urban Farm Corps’ Home Composting Tips»

Contributed by Urban Farm Corps Member Shamon Williams of Team Seva. Community gardeners who want to start composting need to know a few facts. Small scale composting varies from large scale composting ...

Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week

Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week

September 22, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week»

The Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week are honored for their dedication to service, their work ethic and their commitment to upholding GCF’s values. Meet the Corps Members of the Week below, as announced by their Team Leaders at ...

Krystal Is Fighting For Climate Justice One Panel At A Time

Krystal Is Fighting For Climate Justice One Panel At A Time

September 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Krystal Is Fighting For Climate Justice One Panel At A Time»

“During my time at Green City Force, I learned that anything you can see you can grasp as long as you put your full effort into your endeavors and have passion for what ...

Want Green and Just Cities?

Want Green and Just Cities?

September 19, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Want Green and Just Cities?»

At GCF, we believe young people are the key force we need to achieve green and just cities where everyone can thrive. GCF graduates are on the front lines of greening ...

Urban Farms Provide Promising Pathways for Young People

Urban Farms Provide Promising Pathways for Young People

September 13, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Urban Farms Provide Promising Pathways for Young People»

Green City Force partner the Fund for Public Health in New York just published an article to their blog about the pathway to sustainable careers that the Farms at NYCHA facilitate through Green City Force's Urban Farm Corps. ...

Thoughts on 9/11

Thoughts on 9/11

September 11, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   1 Comment»

By Tonya Gayle, Chief Development Officer I grew up in a three family brownstone in Bushwick, Brooklyn. My mother and I lived on one floor and my aunt, uncle and twin cousins Andre and Kary, lived on another floor. ...

Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week

Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week

August 25, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week»

The Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week are honored for their dedication to service, their work ethic and their commitment to upholding GCF’s values. The Corps Members of the Week as announced by their Team Leaders at ...

The Urban Farm Corps Visits Phoenix Community Garden

The Urban Farm Corps Visits Phoenix Community Garden

August 22, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Urban Farm Corps Visits Phoenix Community Garden»

Told by Maria Martins of Team Seva On August 17th, 2017, Corps Members were invited to attend a monthly NYC Community Garden Coalition ...

Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week

Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week

August 08, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week»

The Urban Farm Corps Members of the Week are honored for their dedication to service, their work ethic and their commitment to upholding GCF’s values. The Corps Members of the Week for the weeks of July 24 and July 31 ...

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