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Regional RIC @ East New York Farms Wrap-Up


On October 11, 2014 East New York Farms!/United Community Centers hosted a “Regional Rooted In Community Youth Summit" with participants from 10 projects arriving from 5 states in the Northeast. The day started with a breakfast of Brooklyn bagels, laughs and energizers led by interns from East New York Farms.  Youth learned West African, West Indian music, Latin, and hip hop dances representing the diverse cultures of East New York. 

With the goal of developing youth leadership and a youth voice in food justice, we spent the morning in workshops facilitated by participating groups.  The Urban Nutrition Initiative taught about “Media and Food Choices”, Cultivating Community taught about “Helping Seniors Eat Their Veggies”, the Center for Environmental Transformation taught about “Food Systems and Hunger.”

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ENYF! 2014 Pie Contest

                                 

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Corbin Hill Food Project Tasting Event

                               


Join East New York Farms and Corbin Hill Food Project as we take your taste buds through a journey of fresh and local recipes.


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Upcoming Events at East New York Farms!

Monthly Calendar

East New York Farmers Market
Saturday, October 25, 9:00 am

Honey Tasting and Harvest Demonstration
Saturday, October 25, 11:00 am
Learn about our special local honey, all about how it’s made and taste honey from around the neighborhood and the world!

ENYF! Farm Stand
Wednesday, October 29, 3:30 pm

The mission of the East New York Farms Project is to organize youth and adults to address food justice in our community by promoting local sustainable agriculture and community-led economic development.

East New York Farms! is a project of the United Community Centers in partnership with local residents.