Posts Tagged Building Healthy Communities

Kaela's Harvest Festival Experience

Kaela's Harvest Festival Experience

November 15, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Kaela's Harvest Festival Experience»

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 17 Corps Member Kaela Arroyo. My experience hosting the Harvest Festival at Wagner Houses was amazing. Knowing that I was in charge of making ...

Deputy Mayor Thompson Visits Mariner's Harbor Houses Farm

Deputy Mayor Thompson Visits Mariner's Harbor Houses Farm

July 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Projects   |   Comments Off on Deputy Mayor Thompson Visits Mariner's Harbor Houses Farm»

On Thursday, July 26th, NYC Deputy Mayor Phillip Thompson visited the new Mariner’s Harbor Farm on Staten Island as part of Mayor de Blasio’s City Hall in Your Borough (CHIYB) series. He shared his passion for farming and personal ...

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 ...

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. ...

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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