Posts Tagged Farms at NYCHA

The Mariner’s Harbor Houses Farm is Open for Service!

The Mariner’s Harbor Houses Farm is Open for Service!

July 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on The Mariner’s Harbor Houses Farm is Open for Service!»

On Tuesday, June 26, the NYC Mayor’s Office hosted the ceremonial launch of Mariner’s Harbor Farm. Farms at NYCHA partners convened at Mariner’s Harbor Houses in Staten Island to celebrate the opening of the newest of the six Farms at ...

Graduate Princess Banyan on Sustainability

Graduate Princess Banyan on Sustainability

March 29, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Graduate Princess Banyan on Sustainability»

The following remarks were written and delivered by Princess Banyan for the Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 Graduation on March 20th, 2018 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Princess reflects on the Green City Force pillar of Sustainability. [caption id="attachment_7148" align="aligncenter" width="600"]

Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 Graduates!

Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 Graduates!

March 26, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 Graduates!»

On Tuesday, March 20th, 28 Members of Urban Farm Corps Cohort 14 graduated from their Green City Force AmeriCorps terms, ready to take on the next challenge in their professional journeys. The ceremony was held at Brooklyn Borough ...

My Time at Green City Force

My Time at Green City Force

March 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on My Time at Green City Force»

This blog post was contributed by Urban Farm Corps Member Marcus Staton. During my time at Green City Force, I have learned a lot about the green sector. From sustainability to Green Infrastructure, basic Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and even food ...

How to Make Compost Tea

How to Make Compost Tea

January 23, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on How to Make Compost Tea»

This blog post was contributed by Urban Farm Corps Member Shamon Williams of Team Sankofa. [caption id="attachment_6955" align="alignleft" width="266"] Urban Farm Corps Member Shamon Williams.[/caption] So for starters, compost is a mixture ...

A History of Inequity & A Community Reclaiming Health

A History of Inequity & A Community Reclaiming Health

January 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on A History of Inequity & A Community Reclaiming Health»

This blog post was contributed by Urban Farm Corps Member Luisa Maria Martins of Team Seva. On January 10th, 2018, Cohort 14 had a trip to the new farm location in Staten Island. We embarked on the trip at ...

The Forest Farm Build

The Forest Farm Build

January 10, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on The Forest Farm Build»

This blog post was contributed by Urban Farm Corps Member Shamon Williams. I am Shamon Williams, an Urban Farm Corps Member with Green City Force (GCF) from the ...

Hear it from Chantel: “This is where you can be sustainable”

Hear it from Chantel: “This is where you can be sustainable”

December 08, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Hear it from Chantel: “This is where you can be sustainable”»

AmeriCorps Member Chantel Kemp serves in GCF’s Urban Farm Corps running and expanding the Farms at NYCHA. Meet Chantel in a day of service at Howard Houses Farm in this newly-released piece by ...

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 ...

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. ...

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