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"
By Farming inside our cities, we can improve the quality of the city resident’s lives and make the world a more sustainable place.Read more "Social Impacts of Urban Agriculture"
If it wasn’t for one very important trade, mankind would never have gotten close reaching its current level of development. That trade is agriculture. And today, the very thing that has brought us so far, threatens our very existence. This is the case because we have abused the sacred practice. It is time to begin rethinking how we grow food, but this time it will not just be for the sake of human innovation, it will be to save the world.Read more "Help Save the World"