Garden Kitchen Lab

The Garden Kitchen Lab is a backyard-to-table STEAM educational program for underserved communities. Our mission is to give youth access to healthy and locally grown food through starting and sustaining food-producing gardens. This hands-on multi-disciplinary program puts the power in the hands of community children, so they understand the link between food production and the environment, and take ownership of their health.


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Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are

NYC Parks Media Education partnered with NYC Beekeeping to develop a new series of projects called “Media With A Purpose.” To join ‘sustainability’ and ‘media,’ and how technology and agriculture can and should work hand in hand. This film was created by teen students of Red Hook and Sunset Media Labs in record time! Thank you CTE Summer Scholars for interns Mayumi Gurung, Emily Lee, Jacquline Salas, Aziza Alvarenga, and Mario Lowe. They were all incredibly talented apprentices who filmed and edited this documentary in three days!!!

Thank you, Media Education Coordinator, Beatrice Toscano for your rigorous student’s training, you rock! ūüí™

Thank you NYC Parks Five Boroughs for allowing us to film on the green roof, and for all of your fantastic resources. Thank you, NYC Parks Media Education, for all your ongoing support. Thank you, Liane Newton, for being an inspiration to our Red Hook and Sunset students through this project! ūüźĚ

#MediaWithAPurpose #LianeNewton #MaxLerner #FabiolaCaceres #BeatriceToscano #NYCParksFiveBorough #nycbeekeeping.org #bees #beekeeping


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Garden Kitchen Lab Visits East New York Farm

Students visited the East New York Farm to learn more about planting, watering, weeding techniques, how to compost and beekeeping. The purpose of the visit was for the children to imagine what their garden could become one day.

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