NEW Garden in the Bronx!

We are proud to announce; we are opening a new location at the Hunts Point Recreation Center in the Bronx!!! Our largest location yet, this space is brought to the community; thank you to the New York Restoration Project, @nyrp. We can’t wait to see the children again and what wonderful magic they create in…

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NEW, Garden Kitchen Lab at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum!

We are proud to present our first garden in Manhattan, and at such a prestigious institution; the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum is the last Dutch farmhouse in Manhattan. When the Dyckman family returned to the island from Upstate in 1784, they found the original farmhouse, the orchards, and the crops burned to the ground. It took five years…

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NEW Garden Kitchen Lab in the Bronx!

Starting this spring, Garden Kitchen Lab is opening a new location in the Bronx, at the St. James Recreation Center in Fordham Heights. The new kitchen-garden is possible thanks to the New York Restoration Project’s generosity, which designed and assembled the raised beds. The program will host the after-school children during the school year and…

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~A Look Back

We wanted to look back and remind ourselves of all the things we are grateful for; all the children who passed by the program, all the plants that gave us their energy, nurtured us and helped us heal, and all the people who supported us and made the program possible. NYC Parks Media Education, all…

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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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