News & Updates

MARKET OPENS JUNE 25TH

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Youth Food Justice Network Honored at Just Food Conference

The East New York Farms! Project along with the Northeast Youth Food Justice Network attended the annual Just Food Conference held on Sunday, March 13th, at Teachers College, Columbia University. The annual Just Food Conference brings together hundreds of community organizers, urban and rural farmers, CSA members, educators, youth and members of the press for a full day…

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Josh Wilson’s Site Reflection: BK Farmyards

My recent trip to BK Farm yards on August 5th, 2015, located at 600 Kingston Avenue, was worth the experience of a summer vacation. At the site, there were mostly young educated youth farmers, and a few farm educators, two being Charlexia and Sawdayah. Their information was useful and installed a lot of value that…

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Isaiah Aniemeka Site Reflection: BK Farmyards

Recently I attended a farm trip to BK Farmyard on August 5, 2015. BK Farmyard is located at 600 Kingston Avenue. There was a farm educator named Sawdayah who led group discussions and farm-related activities.  Youths that work there also participated in the group discussions and activities. One of the activities we participated in was…

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The Northeast Regional Youth Food Justice Summit

On May 30, 2015, East New York Farms!/United Community Centers hosted a  Northeast Regional Youth Food Summit and had a great experience with other youth from all over the Northeast Region. The other groups that were involved in the summit were Added Value, BK Farmyards, Community Food Advocates of NYC, The Children’s Aid Society in…

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Summer Workshops and Events

Summer is almost here! Join us for workshops, events, and the return of the farmers market. DOWNLOAD OUR SUMMER CALENDAR HERE.

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ENYF Youth Program Guide Now Available for Download

We are pleased to announce the publication our youth program guide: Growing Young Leaders: Lessons from the East New York Farms! Youth Internship Program by former ENYF project director Sarita Daftary-Steel.  With the support of the Food Dignity project, we have put together this guide to share broader youth development lessons as well as specific curricula,…

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Spring Workshops and Events

Do you need seeds, seedlings, and compost? Do you want to improve your gardening skills and make more connections to the food justice community? Check out our Spring Calendar for workshops, conferences, and events for March through May. DOWNLOAD OUR SPRING CALENDAR HERE

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2015 Youth Internship Applications Deadline Passed

Thank you to everyone who helped get the word out, this year we had over 100 young people from East New York apply.  We’ll keep you posted on the process for our interns this year. This program is great experience, don’t take our word for it here are some quotes. “I learned how to use…

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Reflections on our Year

To our Friends and Supporters, The first snows coated the farm last week, signaling for us that it is time to slow down, reflect, and appreciate the season that is coming to a close.  We’ve experienced so much this year as a community, both positive and negative, and yet I sense that this is just…

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