Jobs

The GrowNYC Compost Program is hiring for the Part-Time Compost Coordinator &
Driver position. Qualified candidates combine a passion for waste reduction
and landfill diversion with the practical skills needed to transport food
scraps throughout NYC. Please see the Position Description for more information:
The GrowNYC Compost Program is hiring for the Part-Time Compost & Textile
Driver position. Qualified candidates combine a passion for waste reduction
and landfill diversion with the practical skills needed to transport food
scraps throughout NYC. Please see the Position Description for more information:
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Resources & Opportunities

Resources

Climate Justice Resource Kit

Food Dignity

Food Dignity special issue (with open/public access) of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism in U.S. Food System

Opportunities

Session Proposals for NIFTI National Field School

Farm School NYC Applications

Online Climate Change Course for Farmers (but probably is beneficial to gardeners, too)
Call for Abstracts
Call for abstracts for a special issue in the Journal of Translational Behavioral
Medicine focusing on food access among low-income populations. We have
circulated this call for abstracts previously, and wanted to send a reminder
message since we think you may be interested in publishing your work in this
exciting special issue. Specifically, we are interested in studies that expand
understanding about the intersect of diet, obesity, food insecurity, hunger,
nutrition. The deadline for abstracts is September 1, 2018 with invitations to
submit full papers for review November 1, 2018 and full papers due January of
2019. Please note that submissions will undergo full peer review.
Please send this to your networks widely as you see fit. If you do not have an
abstract to submit, we would appreciate it if you would consider being a
reviewer. Please let us know if you are potentially interested in being a
reviewer (if you will not be submitting an abstract).
Courtney A. Parks, Ph.D.
cparks@centerfornutrition.org
Senior Research Scientist
Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition
8401 West Dodge Road, Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68114
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Grants, awards, etc.

American Honda Foundation (UPCOMING DEADLINE: August 1)

Baseball Tomorrow Fund Grants

Lockheed Martin STEM Grants

GenerationOn

Disney Family Volunteering Reward Program

2018-2019 Lead Agency Application for Generating Youth Volunteers on National Day of Service and Remembrance

AARP Foundation: RFP for Food Security, Social Connectedness Programs

Walmart Community Grant Program

J.C. and Jessie Seacrest Family Foundation

Global Teacher Prize

Teaching Tolerance Voting Grant (JUMP ON THIS!!! Let’s get students registered!)

Doris Duke Foundation Building Bridges Grant Program

Westinghouse STEM Grants

JRM Community Impact Grants

Maximum Foundation Grants

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DONATION OPPORTUNITY

JUST GOT THIS…folks…jump on it. Michele

 
I was interested if you knew of any nonprofit organizations in the greater nyc area that work with urban farming or even aqua/hydroponic farming for underserved populations. There is a donor interested in paying for a decently sized hydro or aquaponic farm to be built and donated to a nonprofit in the area.
 
Please contact me with any suggestions.
 
Eban
 

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Eban Goodstein /  Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability / Bard College
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Jobs & Events/Opportunities

Jobs

Conservation Consultant

Urban Green Jobs & Internships

NYBG, GreenSchool Educator

Food Matters Project Manager

Other NYBG jobs

Food Educator for Children

Environmental Educator

Events/Opportunities

School Garden Support Organization Leadership Institute, Life Lab

Global Giving Accelerator

NYC Parks Department Mobile Recreational Vans Application

Open Garden Day-July 14

Student Voice Ambassador Application

National Youth Leadership Council

2018 Food and Farm Experience

DOE announced a new partnership with USA Baseball to provide the free Fun at Bat Program to elementary schools in the DOE. Public schools serving grades K-5 can register here to receive equipment, standards-based lesson plans, and a pack of USA Baseball student books starting in September. Questions? Contact Tyler Collins, Tylercolins@USABaseball.com, Director, Youth Programs at USA Baseball.

 

Learn the Basics of Beekeeping and Butterfly I.D.
Join Citizens Committee for New York City for a training on working with honeybees + identifying and collecting data on butterflies. You will learn the fundamentals of starting and maintaining a honeybee hive as well as protecting butterflies and starting your own citizen science project. With your help, we will create a healthier environment for these primary pollinators to thrive in our city. This workshop is made possible through a grant from ConEdison. 4PM. The Youth Farm 600 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. July 11. To RSVP, contact Katie Grassle: kgrassle@citizensnyc.org // 212-822-9567

Free Fruit Trees: 2018 Neighborhood Grant winner Sirens – Protectors of the Rainforest and giving away 50 fruit trees to community gardens in BedStuy, East New York and the Brownsville communities.  If you know of a vacant lot in BedStuy, East New York and Brownsville, please let the group know by emailing sirenprotect@gmail.com. All community gardens needing fruit trees should fill out this form.

Apply to be on the WE ACT Planning Committee: WE ACT’s mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and/or low income residents participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices. By members and for members, the planning committee is directly involved with and responsible for building the power of members by bringing their ideas to the table in a way that is member led and directed. Apply today! Any questions? Contact James Burke at burke@weact.org or (333)-455-1065. Application due July 9.

 

 

 

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Resources & Readings

Resources

Community of Gardens

STEM Gowanus Curriculum

Gowanus Canal Conservancy Nursery

Gowanus Canal Conservancy Walking Tour for schools

Gowanus Canal Conservancy Stewardship for schools

Volunteer Project Ideas

Readings

The Terms on a Food Label

Horror Plant Alert

Schools Sued Over Sports Discrimination

Dancing Plants

Women of Color in the Food World 

Youth Gardening Gazette

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Grants, award, etc.

Captain Planet, Eco-Solution Grant

Reuse and Repair Grant

Generation On Grants

Congressional App Challenge

PLT Greenworks Grants

Open Meadows Foundation

NEEF Every Day Capacity Building Grants

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants

Toshiba Grant, Grades K-5

Saxena Foundation

Lowe’s Grants

Kids Run the Nation Grant Fund

Kars4Kids Grant

Joy in Childhood Foundation

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