The Farm.One Podcast, Episode 14: Interview with Harrison Hillier, Teens for Food Justice

The Farm.One Podcast, Episode 14: Interview with Harrison Hillier, Teens for Food Justice

Teens for Food Justice’s Senior Hydroponic Systems Manager was featured in Farm.One Podcast on January 28th, 2021. Rob sits down with Harrison Hillier, from Teens for Food Justice. Listen to this episode to learn more about Harrison’s inspiring story and work, how these farms are transforming the future of food… Read more

American School gets Funding to Build Hydroponic Classroom Farm

American School gets Funding to Build Hydroponic Classroom Farm

Teens for Food Justice was featured in Vertical Farm Daily on January 26th, 2021. Students will also learn about advocacy. The district is partnering with Teens for Food Justice, a New York-based nonprofit that specializes in healthy food access. Click here to read the full article… Read more

Bruce Randolph School just got half a million dollars to build a hydroponic classroom farm

Bruce Randolph School just got half a million dollars to build a hydroponic classroom farm

Teens for Food Justice was featured in Denverite on January 25th, 2021. The district is partnering with Teens for Food Justice, a New York-based nonprofit that specializes in healthy food access, so students can learn more about equitable access to food. Click here to read the full article… Read more

COVID-19 Responses and Relief Efforts

COVID-19 Responses and Relief Efforts

Teens for Food Justice was featured as one of the NYS Health Foundation’s targeted COVID-19 response grants. Teens for Food Justice will partner with community kitchens to provide fresh, nutritious food to food-insecure residents of Brownsville, Brooklyn. Click here to read more… Read more

Hundreds of Brownsville Families Get Healthy Thanksgiving Meal from Brooklyn Non-Profits

Hundreds of Brownsville Families Get Healthy Thanksgiving Meal from Brooklyn Non-Profits

Teens for Food Justice was featured in BKReader on November 25th, 2020. Teens for Food Justice, Collective Fare and Brooklyn Community Collaborative handed out more than 600 meals over the past week. Click here to read the full article… Read more

NY’S Bowery Farming donates $20,000 based on lettuce sales

NY'S Bowery Farming donates $20,000 based on lettuce sales

Teens for Food Justice was featured in The Packer on November 5th, 2020. Bowery Farm partnered with Teens for Food Justice in their community food distributions in New York City. Click here to read the full article… Read more

AARP Purpose Prize Award Fellow

AARP Purpose Prize Award Fellow

Teens for Food Justice was featured in AARP on October 20th, 2020. Teens for Food Justice takes a multi-pronged, wraparound approach to ending food inequity. It’s a 360-degree experience for the teens who build and run indoor hydroponic farms in their schools – farms that can yield up to 14,000… Read more

Meet some of the People Feeding Americans during the Pandemic — Thrive Global

Meet some of the People Feeding Americans during the Pandemic -- Thrive Global

Teens for Food Justice was featured in Thrive Global on April 6th, 2020. “From the shuttered farms, TFFJ harvested about 1,000 pounds of lettuce, micro-green, herbs and more. Some went to community partners, some to neighborhood families.” Click here to read the full article… Read more

Women Changing the Food System in New York City — Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center

Katherine Soll, Teens for Food Justice’s CEO/President was featured in Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center on March 25th, 2020. “Teens for Food Justice is a disrupter—of agriculture methods, of educational practice, of food systems. We were ahead of the curve and there wasn’t widespread understanding of how… Read more

This Hydroponic Farm Provides Fresh Food for School Lunches – NowThis

This Hydroponic Farm Provides Fresh Food for School Lunches - NowThis

Teens For Food Justice was featured in Now This on March 16th, 2020. “Food insecurity was an issue that students were really concerned about, and TFFJ started to think, ‘what are the ways in which we can empower young people to address this problem?’ You can start with what they… Read more

Empowering Teens Feeding Communities Building a Healthy Sustainable Future