United Community Centers 613 New Lots Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11207

East New York

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East New York Farms

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The mission of the East New York Farms Project is to organize youth and adults to address food justice in our community by promoting local sustainable agriculture and community-led economic development.  East New York Farms! is a project of the United Community Centers in partnership with local residents.[1] 

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East NY Farms! expanded our system in reaction to the city's budget cuts for community composting programs. Having a good demonstration site for gardens could encourage others to make their own, and enable us to divert some of the GT compost, etc... to gardens in need. We have a new 5 bin system, 3 curing bins and 1 storage bin. We compost garden waste, cover crops and food scraps from vendors at our market and in the neighborhood. We are trying to establish, with the help of a master composter, a drop off system at our Farmer's Market.
  1.  East New York Farms. < http://www.eastnewyorkfarms.org>. Accessed August 7th, 2011

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