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    Farmers Market Festival

    Posted on August 7, 2013 by in Blog

    In anticipation and preparation for the new Harlem Seeds Farmers Market, scheduled open the Spring of 2014 in front of the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, the team pooled all of its resources together to run a trial market on Saturday, August 3rd. The Festival brought together various people and organizations dedicated to helping everyone […]

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    Harlem Family Dinner

    Posted on December 18, 2011 by in Blog

    There was no television to entertain the crowd. There was no PlayStation to distract them. Yet, on Friday, December 16, Harlem Seeds and Total Equity Now (T.E.N.) gathered some 60 neighbors and family members from across Central, West and East Harlem to join together around the communal dinner table to share in the groups’ first-ever […]

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    Families Give Thanks at P.A.L.

    Posted on November 30, 2011 by in Blog

    First there was music. Then there was a dance-off. Then there was a Harlem Seeds-style chow-down with the students and families who participate in Harlem’s Police Athletic League programs. Harlem Seeds is partnering with P.A.L. for the 2011-2012 school year to run its Cooking Club, a group of about 15 students who meet up every […]

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    Cooking It Up With GrowNYC Thanksgiving Produce Bags

    Posted on November 21, 2011 by in Blog

    Kale, collards, cabbage. Sweet potatoes, white potatoes, onions and apples: That was the bounty of fall produce found in each Thanksgiving Produce Bag that GrowNYC sold at La Marqueta this past Saturday. And while GrowNYC folks were getting the bags into the hands of East Harlem residents, we were in the kitchen, cooking up a […]

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    Article on Harlem Seeds in the NY Daily News

    Posted on September 5, 2011 by in Blog

    Harlem Seeds Offers Kids Healthy Inspiration BY Abby Lieberman SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Sunday, September 4th 2011, 9:04 PM Carolina Hidalgo for News Rosalind Francis, of the Harlem Seeds program, helps students cook stir-fry noodles using ingredients they grew at Harlem’s Clayton Williams Garden. Sisters Stephanie Mack and Michele Hatchette grew up in a Harlem household where, under […]

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  • PAL Summer Gardening Program – Class 2

    Posted on August 2, 2011 by in Blog

    07/28/2011 — Today, a group of 10 kids from the Police Athletic League (PAL) went to the Jackie Robinson Community Garden on 122nd and Park Avenue to continue the maintenance of their designated plot. After having a conversation about proper community garden etiquette, the kids, both excited and confident, went straight to work–first weeding and […]

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  • PAL Summer Gardening Program – Class 1

    Posted on July 28, 2011 by in Blog

    07/25/2011 — A group of kids from the Police Athletic League (PAL) got to experience a new and exciting activity today: planting their very own vegetable garden!  When we first arrived at the garden, the kids got a tour of the beautiful space covered with peach trees, peppers, tomatoes, grapes, eggplant and even okra.  After […]

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    Harlem Seeds One of the Finalists for The Daily News and Fairway's "BBQ in the Boroughs"

    Posted on July 12, 2011 by in Blog

    Thank you to all who voted for our BBQ Cuban Corn and BBQ Chicken recipes for the Daily News and Fairway’s “BBQ in the Boroughs” contest!  People across the five boroughs were asked to submit their best BBQ recipes.  The top five recipes (based on votes from Daily News readers) from each borough were selected […]

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    Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: "Harlem Artz, Rootz & Rhythm Festival 2011"

    Posted on May 4, 2011 by in Blog

    Come join Harlem Seeds this Saturday May 7 from 1pm-5pm at Jackie Robinson Park for Harlem Arts Alliance’s “Harlem Artz, Rootz & Rhythm Festival 2011″!

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    What's Cooking at the Boys Club?

    Posted on March 15, 2011 by in Blog

    In February, Harlem Seeds began conducting cooking classes during the after school program at the Boys Club of New York (BCNY).  Every Tuesday a group of boys cook up a delicious meal together and end each class by sitting down to enjoy their meal.  Last week they made “chicken” parmesan with broccoli pasta.  Here’s what […]

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