East New York Farms!

by Leah Butz
East New York Farms!
Address
613 New Lots Avenue
Address Line 2
Brooklyn
New York City
NY
11207
Phone Number
(718) 649-7979
Director, Manager or CEO
Iyeshima Harris
Mission Statement
The Mission of East New York Farms! is to organize youth and adults to address food justice in our community by promoting local sustainable agriculture and community-led economic development.
Community members served per month
300
Volunteers per month
500
Number of staff/employees
7
Annual Budget
$600,000
Year Started
1998
Major Funders
Private foundations (60%), government (30%), donations and income (10%)
Latest Projects
Wortman Community Garden/Clean Soil Bank
Interesting Fact
The community gardeners of East New York Farms! were the first urban growers in NYS to be certified to accept Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons.
Areas Served
East New York, Brooklyn
Core Programs
-Farmers markets
-Youth Internship
-Garden Assistance
-NYCHA Farms
-Cooking and Gardening Workshops
-Community Composting
Major Issues
Community Gardens
Farmers’ Markets
Healthy Food Access
Nutrition Education (Adult)
Urban Agriculture
Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Friday 10-6 Saturdays 8-4
Non-profit?
Nonprofit
Frequently used hashtags
#eastnewyorkfarms#communitygardens
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