Denise’s Story: From the Congo to New York

Denise is a refugee and asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a nation crippled by colonialism, ransacked of its resources — first by the Belgians, then by its own inept rulers — and fraught with ongoing conflict. … Continue reading

May – the Month in Photos!

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After a cold, cold April spent prepping veggie beds and huddling in the greenhouse for warmth, May finally arrived and the rooftop farm started to show signs of green. The RIF participants have all really taken to their new responsibilities … Continue reading

Day 1 at the Farm – Hope Grows in Brooklyn

An unexpected cold front has coated the city in a fine slick of ice and powdery snow and bitter winds whip along the narrow streets of this corner of DUMBO in Brooklyn, stubborn winter seemingly unaware that it is nearly … Continue reading