After having an opportunity like this, I always try to reflect on the experience and take note of the key things I learned. I’d like to share those things with you.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 8"
This week was bitter sweet in lieu of the limited time I have left in NYC. Next week will be my last week volunteering before I finally head back home to Pennsylvania.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 7"
Due to a busy week, this post will be a condensed version of the typical volunteer day recap.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 5"
As always, I had a great time this week learning new things and making new friends. Stay tuned… Soon I will have pictures of the bean sprouts we planted last week :0Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 4"
Working on the farm this week was especially challenging considering that the temperatures were in the 90s. Not surprisingly, this blistering heat resulted in quite a shortage of volunteers. Those who did show up were rewarded with a glistening coat of sweat. Despite the weather, everyone worked hard and happily for hours and I was able to learn a number of new farming techniques.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 3"
I had a great time once again and I cannot wait to go back next week. This farm is really turning out to be a great place to make friends, learn new skills, and help out with a very important cause.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 2"
This summer I am doing an internship in NYC. My sister was kind enough to let me stay with her family in Harlem until my work here ends in early August. As part of my NYC summer experience, I decided to volunteer on an organic rooftop farm in Queens, NY.Read more "Brooklyn Grange: Week 1"