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FREE Zumba Class

United Community Center’s is proud to host; FREE ZUMBA CLASS Sponsored by JCPenney Every TUESDAY starting   July 8th 2014  from 6:30 -7:30pm @United Community Centers  613 New Lots Avenue UCC will host a series of Zumba classes sponsored by JCPenny. Starting July 8th participants will receive a Free Full Zumba Outfit gifted by JCPenny. Participants are encouraged to attend […]

You’re invited to the United Community Centers Garden Party!

United Community Centers Garden Party Please join us for an evening in the garden. Meet our Board, staff, program participants, and neighbors. Enjoy appetizers, drinks, performances, music, and a raffle while the sun sets over East New York. Friday, June 6, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM New Vision Garden Corner of Schenck and Livonia […]

Thank You! from ENYF

ENYF! 2013 Farmers Market has been amazing! We had cultural performance during our SummerDaze events with ArtsENY, we had another year of our annual corn festival, pie contest, pumpkin fest and lets not forget our hot pepper contest! We want to thank you for making this a successful year. Full of fresh produce, creativity and […]

Just a Reminder

Just a reminder the last day of our farmers market is November 16th. In efforts to continue access to fresh and affordable foods all year long, our first Winter CSA Program will start December 2013. Enjoy fresh produce during the winter season with a once a month pick up. Available December, January, February and March. $35/month, […]

East New York Farms is looking for Community Educators

East New York Farms! is working with the Pioneering Healthy Communities Network (based out of the North Brooklyn YMCA) to recruit a new class of Community Educators this winter. Community Educators are people are who trained to spread the word about food justice and community health by conducting presentations and cooking demonstrations throughout our community. Community educators receive […]

Job openings – ENYF Project Director and UCC Development Associate

This year, East New York Farms! turned 15. As we reach this milestone, we have exciting news to share with our friends and members. As many of you know, I will be leaving my position as ENYF Project Director this fall. I am thrilled to announce that David Vigil, our former Farm Manager and current Youth Program Director, […]

Job openings – ENYF Project Director and UCC Development Associate

Dear friends, We are opening up a new search for a Project Director, with an updated job description. I will be staying on as Project Director through the fall. Our parent organization, UCC, is also hiring a Development Associate. This is a new position, and the development associate will work closely with the ENYF Project […]

The Seeds They Carried

By MICHAEL TORTORELLO / Published: October 17, 2012 HEATHCLIFF HUXTABLE, the prominent Brooklyn Heights gynecologist, knew just where to find a dasheen bush for his anniversary gumbo. He called a Caribbean chef, a “Mr. Atkins,” he said, from a “clean but shabby restaurant” known as the Callaloo Pot. Most northern gardeners would recognize dasheen (Colocasia […]

Consider giving the gift of leadership and health to an East NY Farms!

Our youth leaders did amazing work this year! We worked with 21 first year interns, 12 returning interns and 5 alumni youth in our externship program at partner organizations. Youth built over 70 raised beds for local gardens, grew over 7,000 lbs. of food for our community on our ½ acre urban farm, and cooked […]

ENY Farms 2nd Annual Pie Contest

East New York Farms is looking for entries in their 2nd Annual Pie Contest, Saturday October 29, 2011 There are two categories: Savory and Sweet Criteria for Judgment: Taste, Originality and Presentation RULES: Main ingredients must be in season Two of the same pie for each entry – one for tasting, one for display (and […]