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Harlem Grown

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THE STORY:

Harlem Grown is an independent, self-funded non-profit organization that partners with the NYC Parks Department and Department of Education and a variety of food advocacy and community agriculture organizations.  The main function of Harlem Grown is to connect local public schools to the greater community through the use of common garden spaces and mutually engaging activities.

We raise support for physical renovation of abandoned lots, providing the tools, supplies and manpower to physically transform wasted space into a vibrant garden classroom through a number of grant sponsored initiatives.  We also work to engage pro-bono partners in developing a structured learning curriculum that let’s kids participate from the planning through the planting, crop management and harvest and finally to food preparation, nutrition and even sales.

We address these goals by creating ‘living classroom’ opportunities for urban and ‘at risk’ students and offering programming which allows ‘in-need’ populations to learn about agriculture, nutrition, food sourcing and business.

We transform abandoned community gardens and park lots into vibrant ‘urban farms’ and, in partnership with local public schools and the community, we integrate our small farms with school curriculums thereby providing inner-city students who are traditionally cut off from access to direct experience of nature and farming a chance to learn by doing.  

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To This Fundraiser

$2,264

MONEY RAISED
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  • Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

    $20

  • Andy & Cathy Jacobs

    $100

  • Frank Eersels

    $26

  • Lorraine Cogan

    $30

  • yolanda martinez (madrid,...

    $30

  • HarlemGal Inc

    $26

  • Barry Scherman

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Robert & Francie Einenkel

    $50

  • Harlem Grown

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Riki Shaw

    $100

  • Jeanne Newman

     

  • PATRICIA WRAZEJ-T...

    $100

  • Robert H. Einenkel

    $50

  • leah and sam fischer

    $100

  • CW EATS VENDING CO

    $250

  • Jesse and Betsy Fink

    $1,000

  • Josh

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $26

  • Anonymous

    $40

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The Team: $2,264 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $40

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $26

1 year ago

Josh

Josh

DONATION: $40

1 year ago

Jesse and Betsy Fink

Jesse and Betsy Fink

DONATION: $1,000

1 year ago

CW EATS VENDING CO

CW EATS VENDING CO

DONATION: $250

I'VE SEEN THIS GARDEN UP IN HARLEM AND IT'S A WONDERFUL PROGRAM. THE IDEA TO GIVE BACK TO A COMMUNITY WHERE CHILDREN MAY HAVE NEVER SEEN A GARDEN OF FRESH PRODUCT THAT THEY CAN GROW,SELL TO LOCAL MARKETS OR JUST EAT. MY HAT OFF TO YOU HOWARD CONTIUE THE GOOD WORK. TO:LITTLE BRO FROM:BIG BRO IN VEGAS FOR JAY 1 year ago