Join Us for Feast with Ghetto Gastro

Join Us for Feast with Ghetto Gastro

Tickets Now Available ABOUT THE TEENS FOR FOOD JUSTICE ANNUAL GALA Please join us on Tuesday, October 29th, for The Teens for Food Justice Annual Gala honoring Kenneth D. Gibbs, President and CEO of Maimonides Medical Center.  Feast 2019 is an immersive gastronomic experience featuring live performances by esteemed choreographers… More →

18 Questions with Kathy Soll from Teens for Food Justice

18 Questions with Kathy Soll from Teens for Food Justice

Teens for Food Justice was featured in Eco18 on August 18th, 2019. “Our biggest impact is in how our students have developed this language and conversation and that is due to how comprehensively and pervasively. The teens are empowered to go out into the community and speak about food insecurity.”… More →

How Hydroponic School Gardens Can Cultivate Food Justice, Year-Round – NPR

How Hydroponic School Gardens Can Cultivate Food Justice, Year-Round - NPR

Teens For Food Justice was featured in NPR on July 7th, 2019. “Hydroponic farms come with added benefits. And unlike most traditional farms, which yield little to nothing during the months that school typically is in session, hydroponic farms can operate year-round, giving school kids continuous access to produce.” Click… More →

New Student – Led Program Grows Fresh, Healthy Food for the Brownsville Community – BKReader

New Student - Led Program Grows Fresh, Healthy Food for the Brownsville Community - BKReader

Teens for Food Justice was featured in BKReader on June 20th, 2019. “The hydroponic farming program, initiated by TFFJ, is a communal effort led by sixth through eighth-grade students, who participated in the project as part of the school’s curricular and after-school programming, and the TFFJ youth staff.” Click here… More →

Brooklyn Middle School sells Healthy Food Options in Brownsville – News12

Brooklyn Middle School sells Healthy Food Options in Brownsville - News12

Teens for Food Justice was featured on News12 on June 18th, 2019. “Students at the school were able to grow fresh produce in a hydroponic farm at the school this year. Now they’re selling boxes of healthy food to their community.” Click here to watch the full video… More →

Brooklyn Students Grow Fresh Produce, Now Available to Locals – The Packer

Brooklyn Students Grow Fresh Produce, Now Available to Locals - The Packer

Teens for Food Justice was featured in The Packer on June 19th, 2019. Through the Fresh Food Box Program, the release said food-insecure residents in Brownsville, Brooklyn, will be able to purchase a week’s worth of produce for $14. Click here to read the full article… More →

Students Address Healthy Eating in Their Community – Kings County Politics

Students Address Healthy Eating in Their Community - Kings County Politics

Teens for Food Justice was feature in Kings County Politics on June 19th, 2019. “Students apply entrepreneurship and health education skills to help local residents re-gear their nutritional options to ingredients more affordable and salubrious.” Click here to read the full article… More →

Teens in Brooklyn and the Bronx are Demanding Better Food for Their Communities – Edible Brooklyn

Teens in Brooklyn and the Bronx are Demanding Better Food for Their Communities - Edible Brooklyn

Teens for Food Justice was featured in Edible Brooklyn on May 17th, 2019. “TFFJ will begin distributing its school-grown produce, CSA-style, from two of its school sites beginning this month and hopefully it will be allow them to engage with their local community members.” Click here to read the full… More →

A Garden Without Dirt? Middle School Students Help Harvest Produce for Cafeteria – News12

A Garden Without Dirt? Middle School Students Help Harvest Produce for Cafeteria - News12

Teens for Food Justice was featured on News12 on April 19th, 2019. “ Instead of dirt, the middle schoolers involved in the program are using coconut husks to grow their own produce.  ” Click here to watch the full video… More →

Study: Middle Schoolers Reveal Severity of Food Insecurity in Brooklyn – BKReader

Study: Middle Schoolers Reveal Severity of Food Insecurity in Brooklyn - BKReader

Teens for Food Justice was featured in BKReader on April 8th, 2019. “Joined by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and representatives from the American Heart Association, at the Teens For Food Justice second annual Leadership Conference, students from Brownsville Collaborative Middle School and The Urban Assembly Unison School presented… More →

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