Watch the GCF Urban Farm Corps Featured on NBC Give

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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 introduce viewers to the world of Philanthropy. Executive Producer Blair Underwood brings on big names from the world of nonprofits and philanthropy like Laurie M. Tisch, a Green City Force funder, to help tell the story.

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NBC’s Jenna Bush Hager at the Bay View Houses Farm Stand with the members of the GCF Urban Farm Corps. Photo credit NBC GIVE.

Join NBC Host and Correspondent Jenna Bush Hager on a visit to the Bay View Houses Farm, built in the summer of 2016 by the GCF Urban Farm AmeriCorps Members in collaboration with East New York Farms! The Bay View Houses Farm is one of four Farms at NYCHA, an initiative of Building Healthy Communities, led by the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships with the Fund for Public Health in New York and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). The Farms at NYCHA expand healthy food access, provide youth workforce and leadership development, and promote sustainable and connected public housing communities.

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