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GreenThumb Fresh Chef Contest

The First Annual GreenThumb Fresh Chef Contest will challenge 10 youth and 10 adult community members to create their most delicious and nutritious dish with local and healthy ingredients. We will crown a winner, chosen by a VIP panel of foodies and chefs. Pre-registration is required to participate in the GreenThumb Fresh Chef Contest. Youths, ages 10 - 17, please register here .  Adults, 18 and up, please…

 

American Community Gardening Association 2015 Survey

Enter to win!  The ACGA needs your help! Dear Community Gardener/Urban Farmer, In order to better serve you we need to know what’s important for your garden community and how we can help to improve your work. We appreciate that it is a long survey, to help get folks to participate we are offering some incentives: Enter to win: * All non-members completing the survey will be entered…

 

New York Community Trust Grant

NYCT makes grants primarily to nonprofit organizations located in the five boroughs of New York City. Our suburban divisions handle grants on Long Island and in Westchester. Only through our national environment and social work profession grants programs do we seek proposals from outside the New York metro region. Otherwise grants for programs outside our area are from funds designated for specific charities or have been made at the…

 

GreenThumb and Healthy Soils, Healthy Communities

GreenThumb partnered with Cornell University and the New York State Department of Health in 2009 to form the Healthy Soils, Healthy Communities project to provide soil testing to urban gardens and to help NYC community gardeners identify, understand, and reduce exposures to soil contaminants. GreenThumb and our partners initiated the project because, as many are aware, lead and other heavy metals are prevalent and persistent in urban…

 

Chickens Come to Roost in Brook Park

A chicken coop has arrived in Brook Park and residents like 56-year-old Danny Cruz say they aren’t quite sure what to make of these new, clucking neighbors.... For full article go to: http://motthavenherald.com/2011/10/04/chickens-come-to-roost-in-brook-park-2/