Posts Tagged Farms at NYCHA

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. ...

Green City Force + Unilever = Greatness

Green City Force + Unilever = Greatness

July 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Green City Force + Unilever = Greatness»

As told by Team Swaha On Friday June 23rd, 2017 Green City Force hosted 21 tenacious interns from Unilever at Wagner Houses Farm. The day started out with individual introductions as ...

GCF’s Own Jen Tirado is an NYC Food Policy Influencer!

GCF’s Own Jen Tirado is an NYC Food Policy Influencer!

May 23, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on GCF’s Own Jen Tirado is an NYC Food Policy Influencer!»

[caption id="attachment_6027" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jennifer Tirado addresses Cohort 12 graduates at Brooklyn Borough Hall, January 2017.[/caption] Last week

Missed GCF on NBC Give? Tune in Tomorrow to Watch it Again!

Missed GCF on NBC Give? Tune in Tomorrow to Watch it Again!

March 24, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Missed GCF on NBC Give? Tune in Tomorrow to Watch it Again!»

Tune in to NBC this Saturday, March 25 at noon, to watch Give host Jenna Bush Hager visit the Bay View Houses Farm! Give is part of the NBC ...

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. ...

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 ...

Announcing the Launch of Building Healthy Communities!

Announcing the Launch of Building Healthy Communities!

November 01, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Announcing the Launch of Building Healthy Communities!»

Watch Corps Members Kick Off Building Healthy Communities and Farms at NYCHA! [caption id="attachment_5370" align="alignnone" width="550"] Corps Member Shontanyce Bailey speaking with NY1 reporter Roger Clark at the Bay View Houses Farm. Credit Green ...

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