Growing Uptown —Recipe Cards

To watch the video lessons accompanying these cards, please visit Growing Uptown at Dyckman Farmhouse.

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Growing Uptown —Transplanting Tips

To follow more video lessons, please visit Dyckman Farmhouse, Growing Uptown. We do live lessons in Spanish and English all year round!

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Growing Uptown —Seed Power

Garden Kitchen Lab is proud to be a part of Growing Uptown, a new program created in collaboration with the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum and NY Common Pantry. This initiative started in the spring of 2020 in response to the families who were affected by COVID. When the pandemic disrupted the food distribution channels, it became…

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Giving Tuesday

Thank you all for your help and support on our 1st GIVING TUESDAY. We’ve raised $3,000 thanks to you! And we’ve decided to increase our fundraising goal to $5,000 by the end of the year. With twenty-six days left and funding for garden materials at two sites secured, any additional donations will pay for the…

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Garden-to-Table at MOFAD

MOFAD’s Global Cultures, Global Cuisines program welcomed Garden Kitchen Lab-McCarren highlighting MOFAD’s show, Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant. Museum Educator, Loren Silber organized a fun scavenger hunt for children to learn about Chinese food and culture. Chef, Camila Rinaldi, and Museum Educator Assistant Danqing Zhu gave us an introduction to Chinese ingredients, and cooking…

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Broccoli, Beets, Squash, And More: Our Summer Harvest

Five gardens; four coordinators; one volunteer, and one-hundred and sixteen students. We did it! Thank you very much, Katie’s Krops for funding all our five gardens for six years now! Thank you, Beatrice Toscano, Diana Baker, Dianne Bliffeld and Andrew Maslowski for running the program in Brooklyn and the Bronx. Garden Kitchen Lab can not wait…

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The Magic of Mycelium

Garden Kitchen Lab was honored to have Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya as a guest-instructor at the Sunset’s garden-lab. Amanda’s work is an intersection between science-design, technology, art, and feminism. Her award-winning initiatives, ATOMIC by Design and Beyond Curie, designed to inspire the next generation of young women to explore the STEM fields are only a couple of…

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Food Lab McCarren —a new Garden Kitchen Lab Project

Food Lab aims at using technology as a vehicle to learn about sustainability; and other cultures through food and hands-on cooking. This food-media workshop explores how we communicate through food and cooking; children make their cooking show, and teens learn how to produce and edit a TV show! Youth with no knowledge of cooking or…

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