Adopt-A-Farmbox

Adopt-A-Farmbox
Organization Name:
Adopt-A-Farmbox
Primary Address 1:
1281 Atlantic Ave, #2
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11216
Long Organization Description:

Our aim is to provide farmboxes, farming gardens and rooftop farms to under served communities where obesity, diabetes and hypertension are prevalent particularly among children.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 404-4627
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Aki Hirata-Baker
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
The Adopt-A-Farmbox initiative is a program that builds and donates farm boxes made from 100% recycled materials to local schools and community institutions for the purpose of growing fruits.
Number of staff/employees:
7
Year Started:
2010
Organization Type:
Garden Education, Nutrition Education, Urban Agriculture
About the Organization:
We build farms in New York City! Through our hard work and your generous support, Adopt-A-Farmbox donates farm boxes made from 100% recycled materials to local schools and community organizations that will spur urban farming projects across New York City. Along with our farm boxes, schools and organizations will have the essential resources needed to implement a hands-on educational program on food, nutrition, health, and the environment. We provide everything needed to create and sustain an Adopt-a-Farmbox project.
Latest Project:
Practicing environmental stewardship
Areas Served:
Brooklyn
Core Programs:
Farmboxes, Aquaponics, Green Roofs, Rooftop Farms
Major Issues:
Community Gardens, Healthy Food Access, Nutrition Education (Children/Youth)
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#compost, #urbanag
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#gardeningwithkids, #urbanfarm
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