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Women in Agriculture

In Food Justice by Joan Shields, RN0 Comments

Women in Agriculture: Uganda I’ve been busy partnering with some of the most innovative and inspiring women from around the world for food security in developing nations. There are currently 7 billion+ people in the world. It is anticipated that there will be another 2 Billion people by 2050. For developing countries, the current pattern of agriculture has proven to …

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City Growers’ Education Conference

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

Schedule Registration 9:00am – 9:30am Opening Remarks & Keynote Address Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams 9:30am – 10:30am Session 1 Workshops 10:45am – 12:00pm Session 2 Workshops Lunch Tabling Event by Untamed Sandwiches 12:15pm – 1:30pm Session 3 Workshops Lunch Tabling Event by Untamed Sandwiches 1:45pm – 3:00pm Panel & Closing Remarks Greening & Growing Educational Spaces: Incorporating Outdoor Learning …

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What Is Killing the CSA?

In Food Justice by Local Roots NYC0 Comments

In the past five years, we’ve had a revolution in the way we eat. There are more ways to buy food than ever before, all catered to our varying lifestyle and dietary needs. But as our food system changes each day with every new meal kit or farm box competing for our attention, what does it mean for the golden …

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An Interview With The Botanical Explorer Joseph Simcox

In Environment, Food Justice by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

We are grateful to share the incredible work of our friend and film maker Anthony Rodriguez who documents the fascinating aspects of permaculture, sustainability and food justice throughout the globe. This first video serves as an introduction to the Botanical Explorers series which follows ethnobotanist Joseph Simcox and friends on their journey to find and document rare and exotic plants …

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The Endless Summer Soirée

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

Join us on Sunday, September 11th at the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm to celebrate the changing of seasons, and cheers to our 5th year of teaching young New Yorkers where food comes from and why it matters. Spend an afternoon wandering among sunflowers and enjoying the view of the Manhattan skyline, while snacking on bites created by Chef Camille Becerra, …

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What Does Farm to Table Really Mean?

In Food Justice by Local Roots NYC1 Comment

  You can read all the Michael Pollan books and watch sexy shots of cooking on TV, but purchasing within a local food system turns farm to table from a terminology into experiential education. What do we mean by that? By purchasing through a CSA or farmers market, you’re able to meet your farmers either in person or, in this modern …

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Green Festival NYC

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

Green Festival® is a vibrant, dynamic marketplace where companies and organizations come to showcase their green products and services, and where people go to learn how to live healthier, more sustainable lives. Green Festival is America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event. We bring together the world’s most trusted companies, innovative brands, national and local businesses, pioneering thinkers, …

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32nd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

Join over a thousand community gardeners and greening professionals from all over New York City for a day of learning, sharing, networking, and greening inspiration at the 32nd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether! This year’s conference features exciting new workshops and returning favorites, including many hands-on and youth-focused workshops, for gardeners of all ages. How to Register Please pre-register online by March 14, …

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NY GMO Labeling Rally & Lobby Day

In by Carlos Espinal, INHC0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE! Come to the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 8th, to rally and lobby your legislators to make GMO labeling the law in New York State NOW! Meet at 11:00 am at the Third Floor Terrace in the Legislative Office Building (the “LOB”), 198 State Street, Albany, NY 12210. We need you to register so that we know …