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nyc bans roundup in parks!

The Black Institute and The Church of Stop Shopping celebrate the end of Spraying Bayer-Monsanto’s pesticide “RoundUp” in NYC Parks —The New Law will go into effect May 22, 2021 Longtime Community Leader and founder of The Black Institute Bertha Lewis and artist/activists Rev. Billy Talen and Savitri D from The Church of Stop Shopping […]

Posted: May 5 2021
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farm or three ring circus? maybe both

In this feature on the Brooklyn Grange, one of the premier urban farms in the country, we ask: are there ways that rural and urban farms can work together to reform the food system?

Posted: March 27 2017
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island farm oasis in the middle of NYC

What can rural farmers and suburban schools learn from New York City's educational urban farms?

Posted: February 28 2017
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the climate monologues: live in NYC nov 18

[youtube] Finally! We've been waiting for ages for a one-woman musical about climate change, and this one is fantastic! See it live at the United Solo Theatre Festival in Manhattan on Friday, Nov. 18 at 9:00 pm!

Posted: November 8 2016
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foodbargehack: planning a new food waterway

Sunday March 13th at the 2016 Just Food Conference New York City The FoodBargeHack is a brainstorming and educational event sponsored by the Lower Hudson Long Island Resource Conservation & Development Council (LHLIRCD), bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders and passionate participants. We seek experts in transportation logistics, food distribution, agricultural product aggregation, food […]

Posted: March 5 2016
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596 acres

596 This map shows sites of potential community projects. We have taken several different sources of information about vacant publicly owned land, chosen the most accurate information from each and shared them here. This is our commons. We also add few private lots whose owners have volunteered their land for community use. Tools for […]

Posted: March 22 2014
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rural route film fest needs your help!!

[youtube=] Rural Route needs a bit more help to make this year's film fest happen! Please, if you can, check out their indiegogo page and support this amazing event. ALSO, YOU SHOULD ATTEND THE FESTIVAL!! July 27 and August 1-4, 2013!!   from their indiegogo page: We don’t have the backing of larger organizations, and this year, […]

Posted: July 21 2013
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greenhorns screening in NYC

  The Greenhorns  WHEN: Thursday March 28th WHERE: 767 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY   Please join us for a screening of THE GREENHORNS, a documentary about young farmers in America. Panel discussion to follow the movie, featuring representatives from the Brooklyn Grange, the Urban Farm at Battery Park, The Fort Greene Park Vegetable Garden, and […]

Posted: March 23 2013
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Youth Forum & Expo

Here's another important event in New York City. Youth Forum & Expo: Food, Farming and Active Living April 16, 2009 | Hostos Community College | NYC This one-of-a-kind event is a full-day conference planned with and for NYC youth leaders, their mentors and allies who are engaged in health, wellness and sustainability. Gather with us […]

Posted: April 13 2009