Monday, May 10, 2010

Posting in Sierra Club NYC's monthly newsletter

City Sierran

Sierra Club NYC’s May Newsletter

Horticultural Society of NY in East Harlem, the Bronx, Bed Stuy, & Staten Island. HSNY, the City’s oldest horticultural organization, has volunteer opportunities at several urban farm projects. HSNY provides job training to some of New York’s most under-served communities, including families and at-risk youth, constituents of social service organizations, and men and women who are and were incarcerated.

- HSNY is collaborating with Manhattan Land Trust’s East Harlem Farm Project, which encompasses Papos Farm, Carver Garden and the East Harlem Community Garden. Gardening workshops as well as volunteer work days.

- HSNY is creating an urban rooftop farm at WHEDCO’s Intervale Green in the Bronx - the largest multi-family, EnergyStar affordable housing project in the nation.

This article was written by Stephanie Corrado and appeared in the ay issue of the City Sierran, The NYC Chapter of the Sierra Club.

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