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Agriculture, Education, and Advocacy: Teens for Food Justice Offers a Recipe for Success

By Natalie Wright | December 25, 2023 Teens for Food Justice (TFFJ) is a New York City based organization working to combat food insecurity and ...
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DIY Kratky System

Teens for Food Justice Student Creates DIY Hydroponic System for Her Local Library

By: Aliya Brown Inspired by her experience on TFFJ/Whole Kids Foundation Farm at the MLK, Jr. Educational Campus, Special Music School student Roselyn, embarked on ...
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Alyssa FEAST 2023 Gala

The Inspiring Journey of a Distinguished Teens for Food Justice Alumna: Alyssa Gardner-Vazquez

By: Aliya Brown Alyssa Gardner-Vazquez is a passionate advocate for food justice who embarked on a remarkable path with Teens for Food Justice. She started ...
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Highlights From New York City’s Stylish Fall Fashion Events, Teens for Food Justice 10th Anniversary Gala

By Nadja Sayej | November 19, 2023 Teens for Food Justice 10th Anniversary Gala Academy Award-winning musician and style icon Ariana DeBose and celebrity chef ...
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UA Maker Murry Bergtraum Students_11.16.23 Press Preview Event

US (NY): Partnership previews new hydroponic farm at high school

By VerticalFarmDaily.com | November 20, 2023 In a collaboration aimed at tackling food insecurity and advancing sustainable urban agriculture, Teens for Food Justice (TFFJ) and ...
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Essential Ingredients Podcast ft. Kathy Soll

Growing Food, Growing Minds, Growing Change with Katherine Soll

“Providing pathways for today’s young people who are going to be tomorrow’s leaders is critical because we need them to be the problem solvers for ...
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Nourishing Minds, Bodies and Communities: The Crucial Role of Healthy Food in Schools

By: Aliya Brown In the pursuit for a healthier society, the role of access to healthy and nutritious food cannot be overstated. This is especially ...
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Cultivating Hope for the Future: How Hydroponic Farming and Urban Agriculture are Revolutionizing Food Deserts in a Changing Climate

By: Aliya Brown In the face of climate chaos and the growing challenges in the agricultural landscape, hydroponic farming and urban agriculture shine as beacons ...
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Far Rockaway NYC

Addressing Food insecurity on the Far Rockaway Peninsula

By: Aliya Brown The impact of limited food access and the existence of food deserts in Far Rockaway, Queens, are profound. Residents face challenges in ...
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UA Maker Murry Bergtraum Students_11.16.23 Press Preview Event

Teens for Food Justice and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Join Forces to Announce Groundbreaking Hydroponic Farm at Manhattan’s Murry Bergtraum Educational Campus

New York, New York, [November 17, 2023] — In a remarkable collaboration aimed at tackling food insecurity and advancing sustainable urban agriculture, Teens for Food ...
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Friends and colleagues pose behind hydroponic system at TFFJ Feast 2023 Gala.

Celebrating 10 Years of TFFJ Programming in NYC and Denver!

By: Aliya Brown On October 30, 2023, TFFJ held its annual Feast Gala at The Lighthouse in Chelsea Piers, celebrating 10 years of bold innovations ...
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TFFJ student harvesting at MLK, Jr. Educational Campus.

A Decade of Transformation: Celebrating Teens for Food Justice’s 10th Year Anniversary

By: Aliya Brown Teens for Food Justice (TFFJ) is celebrating a decade of transformative programming in NYC schools, a journey that has empowered and educated ...
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