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Register now for free Daffodil Bulbs!

Bulb registration for the 2014 Daffodil Project is now open! We are excited to announce that registration for the 2014 Daffodil Project has begun. As always, bulbs are free for civic organizations, individuals, corporate volunteer groups, schools, and community leaders who commit to planting them in a park or public space such as a schoolyard, street tree pit, NYCHA development, or community garden. The deadline…

 

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

Please join GreenThumb for our annual harvest celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season and gives them the opportunity to show off their harvest!  This year we will feature a healthy food demonstration, activities for kids including face painting, balloon art and double dutch, a domino tournament, gardening workshops, raffle prizes,…

 

Just Food's - Farm School NYC

Applications are now being accepted for Just Food's Farm School NYC's two-year certificate program in urban agriculture. Farm School NYC courses are taught by experts in the field and focus on wide range of topics - from urban planting techniques and planning, to grassroots organizing and social justice. Through hands-on, engaging adult education, Farm School NYC cultivates leaders in NYC's urban agriculture and food…

 

Just Food's City Farms Market Network

NYC Farmers Markets At-a-Glance If the number of farmers markets is any indicator, the movement for just and equitable access to healthy, local food is growing in NYC. The NYC Food Policy Center has compiled a by-the-numbers look at the rise of farmers markets in the city and the extent that benefits and incentives like EBT and Health Bucks support the markets, their farmers, and the growing number of New Yorkers who now have…

 

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/