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Tuesday, September 20 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Vertical Farming at Not-for-profits FILLING

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Meet at CDSC: 352 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 at 1:30pm (G-Train - Classon Ave)

We will split into two groups of 10-15 people. The first group will go to Teens for Food Justice: 170 Gates Ave (7mins walk from CDSC). After 45 minutes, the two groups will switch. 

About the event:
Two non-profits in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant, using indoor hydroponic production to promote food equity. 

Teens for Food Justice empowers youth to find solutions for food deserts though education in the high-tech science and business principles of hydroponic farming.  TTFJ grow large quantities of produce inside their school, serve as health/nutrition ambassadors, and build movement for improved food justice.

The food pantry services of the Center for Child Development Support Corporation (CDSC) became interested in food production and wanted to provide patrons with healthy, clean produce.  Since 2012, CDSC has been efficiently operating a two-tiered, 3 rack shallow-raft system at their Classon Ave location. All food goes directly to feeding those in need.

CDSC: 352 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 
TTFJ: 170 Gates Ave

Swap after a half-hour to 45 minutes.

You will be assigned a group the night before and notified by email.  

Speakers
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Harrison Hillier

Hydroponics Manager, Teens For Food Justice
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Mireille Massac

PR Coordinator & Trainer, Child Development Support Corporation
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Katherine Soll

CEO, Founder, Teens For Food Justice
Founder and Executive Director Kathy Soll believes that all New Yorkers should be committed to ending hunger, food insecurity and poor nutrition in one of the world’s greatest cities and that connecting youth to this mission and each other is a critical part of that achieving that goal.   Teens for Food Justice was built on the concept that hands-on volunteering and helping others builds character and creates a unique level-playing... Read More →




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