Gallery: Top 5 Urban Farms in New York City

Added Value, located in Red Hook Brooklyn, is a non-profit farm dedicated to nurturing future generations through a variety of training programs geared towards 14 to 19-year-olds living in southern Brooklyn. As one of the oldest urban farms in the city, Added Value has played a major role in transforming vacant lots into urban gardens and improving access to local, healthy and affordable food for Brooklynites. The farm, which uses raised beds, has “three main incentives: growing a just food system, youth empowerment, and farm-based learning” and has year-long training programs for nearly 115 neighborhood teens.

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6 Comments

  1. Major Picozzi March 19, 2015 at 11:23 pm

    Was ist los? Mein Name ist Jason, 29, ich lebe in Schopp, Deutschland vorerst bis ich wieder nach Hause nach Denver, Colorado bewegen im August nächsten year.I ‘m verfolgt derzeit meinen Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking und Sicherheit. Ich bin bei dieser Website um weitere machen es zu einem alltäglichen Bestandteil meines Lebens. Ich möchte lernen und wachsen mit Ihnen allen als zukünftige Vernetzung professioneller.

  2. Gregory Paponetti May 6, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    Bravo explication. Je ne pouvais pas faire mieux de moi-même!

  3. lilu0911 January 27, 2012 at 10:26 am

    This is another reason why I love New York so much. : )

  4. JC June 23, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    so much vegetation!

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  6. joetrainor June 20, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Urban farming is crucial for hummanikind to reduce our carbon footprint, with the added bonus of improving freshness (eg nutrition!) and flavour (Canadian spelling)!

    Peace from Toronto,

    Joe Trainor, Editor / Publisher
    21st Century Architecture Blog