How urban farms in New York schools are raising food to fight inequality – Curbed

How urban farms in New York schools are raising food to fight inequality - Curbed

Teens For Food Justice was featured in Curbed on September 27th, 2018. “This high-tech take on farm-to-table, however, is being built for the cafeteria of a New York City public school in Manhattan. As part of a nonprofit program called Teens for Food Justice, a handful of schools in Brooklyn, the… More →

Food-Insecure Schools Are the Next Major Frontier for Indoor Farming — thespoon

Food-Insecure Schools Are the Next Major Frontier for Indoor Farming -- thespoon

Teens For Food Justice was featured in  thespoon on September 17, 2018. “TFFJ, a nonprofit created in 2009 to involve at-risk-area teens in community service projects. A second farm launched in 2016, and TFFJ now operates in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Brooklyn at Title 1 schools. These schools typically serve low-income areas… More →

Bronx students now grow 25,000 pounds of produce in old science lab — PIX11

Bronx students now grow 25,000 pounds of produce in old science lab -- PIX11

Teens For Food Justice was featured in PIX11 on August 20th, 2018. “Inside a former science lab, students are growing 25,000 pounds of produce, which feeds 2,200 students daily.” “Students really see what it’s like to build a farm and grow sustainable healthy vegetables for the community, and experience the… More →

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 in 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 on 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 community… 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 program 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… 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 →

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