Bronx teens create hydroponic farm to grow 25,000 pounds of produce a year – amNEWYORK

Bronx teens create hydroponic farm to grow 25,000 pounds of produce a year - amNEWYORK

Teens For Food Justice was featured on amNewYork on June 4, 2018. “A group of Bronx teens helped create a 1,300-square-foot hydroponic farm designed to grow 25,000 pounds of produce a year in one of the city’s toughest ‘food deserts’.” “The project is designed to teach students about sustainable agriculture… More →

Clinton’s Hydroponic Farm Teaches Healthy and Sustainable Living – ThisIsTheBronx.info

Clinton’s Hydroponic Farm Teaches Healthy and Sustainable Living - ThisIsTheBronx.info

Teens For Food Justice was featured in ThisIsTheBronx.info on June 6th, 2018. “What used to be the third-floor chemistry lab at DeWitt Clinton High School has been transformed into an indoor farm with plants that sit on metal trays and others that hang from hooks.  Real food, fresh food, and it’s… More →

Students build hydroponic farm to help feed community – News 12 Bronx

Students build hydroponic farm to help feed community - News 12 Bronx

Teens For Food Justice was featured in News 12 Bronx on June 2nd, 2018 “A new hydroponic farm built and operated by local high school students is helping feed thousands of Bronx residents. Dewitt Clinton High School teamed up with two sustainable nonprofits to bring fresh vegetables to food insecure… More →

Teens Want Healthier Options On Restaurant Menus – Yourethecure.org

Teens Want Healthier Options On Restaurant Menus - Yourethecure.org

By Alicia Johnson  Originally Published in Yourethecure.org Teens for Food Justice are advocating for healthier options in their neighborhoods. In a survey of 11 restaurants in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, and Norwood, Bronx, students from The Urban Assembly Unison School in Brooklyn and DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx found… More →

$7 Million Allocated to Urban Farming and Nutrition Education – NY1 News

$7 Million Allocated to Urban Farming and Nutrition Education - NY1 News

Teens for Food Justice’s at The Urban Assembly Unison School was featured on NY1 News. “More than $7 million will be allocated to 7 schools in the borough to invest in technology that will help facilitate urban farming education. … “The students are going to lead the way in dealing… More →

TFFJ Featured in Clever Cookstr

TFFJ Featured in Clever Cookstr

Teens for Food Justice was featured in the Clever Cookstr: Quick and Dirty Tips podcast, which covers everything related to food and cooking with Kara Rota. TFFJ CEO/Director, Katherine Soll, and Development and Communications Associate, Joshua Thomas-Serrano, spoke with Kara. Check out the episode: How a Local Organization is Changing… More →

TFFJ at Unison Featured in Education Week

TFFJ at Unison Featured in Education Week

Teens for Food Justice’s after-school program at The Urban Assembly Unison School was featured in Education Week. “Some middle school students in New York are learning about hydroponic farming thanks to an unusual after-school program. The Urban Assembly Unison School in Brooklyn is part of the ExpandED Schools network and began… More →

Fox 5 Learns About TFFJ in Saturday Morning Interview

Fox 5 Learns About TFFJ in Saturday Morning Interview

Fox 5 host, Antwan Lewis, interviews Kathy Soll, CEO/Director of Teens for Food Justice; Tara Poyau, Science Teacher, Urban Assembly Unison School in Brooklyn; and two middle school students from the TFFJ program. Watch the interview… More →

TFFJ Farm at Unison Featured in Medium

TFFJ Farm at Unison Featured in Medium

Teens for Food Justice’s urban agriculture and nutrition program at the Urban Assembly Unison School was featured in Medium. “And while students at Urban Assembly get to choose from a variety of classes, the farm is a perennial favorite. Run by the non-profit Teens for Food Justice (TFFJ), the class… More →

TFFJ Recognized in Food Policy Spotlight Series

TFFJ Recognized in Food Policy Spotlight Series

Teens for Food Justice is a front page feature in the Food Policy Community Spotlight Series published by the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College. Read the article… More →

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