Tag: urban garden

 First Grade Garden Workshop

First Grade Garden Workshop

Ms. Sarah and her first grade class in Brooklyn create their first indoor garden.
With the help of a gardening guru and the Birds Nest Foundation, the kids learn what goes into… Read More

 First Grade Garden Celebration

First Grade Garden Celebration

We rejoin Ms. Sarah and her first graders back at their indoor garden.
At last, after all the hard work that went into the garden, the class is ready to taste the… Read More

 Food Hero: Karen Washington

Food Hero: Karen Washington

As a longtime Food Activist and leader, Karen Washington has paved the way for farmer’s markets and urban gardens in the South Bronx, one of the poorest and most obese counties in the nation. She is an inspirational grandma who is changing the system.

 KinderGardeners

KinderGardeners

Join the P.S. 107 Read More KinderGardeners as they explore the magic of growing. These tiny urban farmers plant, tend, and eat their favorite veggies and herbs while learning about reading, writing and science.

A Rooftop Garden Thrives in Harlem

A Rooftop Garden Thrives in Harlem

Last week, I was happy to take a field trip to visit the beautiful rooftop garden at Harlem Children’s Zone, where I met with garden, food and nutrition … Read Moreinstructor Mia Littlejohn and

 New York Farm City

New York Farm City

We are happy to share with you this beautifully shot clip from a mini-documentary created by Petra Engelke and Raul Mandru.
This rousing piece features urban farming pioneers in New York City… Read More

 Alice Waters:Edible Education

Alice Waters:Edible Education

Learning by doing, bringing them to the ideas of sustainability and the vision of ecology through pleasure, the pleasure of being outside.… Read More
Alice Waters has always believed that the best

 Garden of Happiness

Garden of Happiness

Tucked away in the Bronx is the Garden of Happiness, a small urban garden that provides fresh grown organic produce for the community. Karen Washington has been farming on the Garden of… Read More

 Chicago’s food deserts: A city in transition

Chicago’s food deserts: A city in transition

A food desert can be described as any area within a city, town or region that has little or no access to fresh food at low or affordable prices. This short film… Read More

 What is a Kitchen Garden? It’s a Movement!

What is a Kitchen Garden? It’s a Movement!

A “kitchen garden” is a term for a garden that produces food – this term says more than the usual title “vegetable garden” because it includes fruits and herbs. First Lady Michelle… Read More