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11 NYC Urban Agriculture Organizations to Follow on Social Media Right Now

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Twitter: 1,336 followers, Instagram: 422 followers, Facebook: 2,217 likes

By Heidi Andrianos
NYC Food Policy Centre
Jan 17, 2017

Excerpt:

East New York Farms!

Twitter handles/hashtags: EAST NEW YORK FARMS!, @ENYFARMS

Instagram handles: enyfarms

Facebook name: East New York Farms!

Overview: Our work includes two weekly farmers markets, a Youth Internship Program serving 35 children, a gardener assistance program, maintenance of three farms, a mini-grant program, and a Community Educator program that leads over 85 cooking demonstrations per year.

What’s interesting about this organization: Community gardeners are the backbone of East New York Farms!. In addition to their work growing food, they serve multiple roles as vendors, community educators, youth interns, board members, and beekeepers. All of this is in addition to their lives as parents, teachers, students, religious leaders, librarians, transit workers, grandparents, artists, and entrepreneurs. We believe the resources to change our food system are right here in our community.

How many followers:

Twitter: 1,336 followers
Instagram: 422 followers
Facebook: 2,217 likes

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