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The Power of Community Gardens in New York City

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According to the organizers:

Food Policy For Breakfast Series

Discussion + Networking + Healthy Breakfast Served

(This is a FREE Event)

The New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College is partnering with the New York City Community Garden Coalition to host a breakfast seminar exploring the power of community gardens in New York City. At the seminar, participants will learn about community gardens and their role in community and economic development; discuss the intersection between race, food, and social justice; and gain an increased understanding of the state of community gardens in NYC.

Panelists include Bill Losasso – Director of GreenThumb, Aziz Dehkan – Executive Director of the New York City Community Garden Coalition, Steve Frillmann – Executive Director of Green Guerillas, Tony Hillery – Founder and Executive Director at Harlem Grown, and Lenny Librizzi – Director of Green Infrastructure at GrowNYC.

Healthy Breakfast Will Be Served @ 8:30am, Talk at 9am