Brook Park Chickens

by Leah Butz
Brook Park Chickens
Brook Park
South Bronx
Phone Number
(212) 639-9675
Director, Manager or CEO
Lily Kesselman
Mission Statement
Mission: To connect local residents with their food, help residents grow their own food, and share animal husbandry skills.
Annual Budget
$1,200 a year
Year Started
Major Funders
Grant from Just Food and collaboration from Friends of Brook Park, funding from Citizens Committee of New York City
Latest Projects
The organization is expanding their chicken project by purchasing more chicks and cleaning their coop. In addition to the chicken coop at their garden, volunteers give tours to schools to educate children about how to care for hens. The organization also hosts chicken workshops to teach other community gardens how to start their own chicken coop.
Interesting Fact
Our hens produce almost 3,000 eggs per year.
Areas Served
Major Issues
Community Gardens, Farmers Markets/Local Foods, Sustainable Food
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