Michelle Hope Z.

Location:

New York, NY

Member since:

November 3, 2011

Networks

Do you grow food now or do you want to start growing food?

I grow food now.

What neighborhood in NYC do you farm or want to farm?

The Boogie Down Bronx

Where do you grow food or want to grow food (i.e. community garden, back or front yard, window sill, rooftop farm, etc)?

Community Garden My terrace Back yard Rooftops

What is the name of your project or farm (if relevant)?

Schervier Community Garden and Greenhouse

Please describe your project or farm (if relevant).

The garden celebrates partnerships between young and old community members.It is a collaborative project.The project runs on a $81,000.00 grant 4 the creation &upkeep of the garden.The American Horticultural Therapy Association provided the greenhouse.I assist patients of the hospital 2manage their plots.I have a plot&help with 25 plots&common areas.I roto-till the wintered earth,weed,tend the flowers,tea &herb gardens,built a custom compost system&develop arts & craft projects.The garden also donates food to P.O.T.S.a local food bank.We are an official NYC certified compost demonstration site set up to teach NY's about the benefits of composting. earned by demonstrating a commitment 2creating &maintaining a compostingsystem,demonstrating leadership,team building,&troubleshooting skills among its own gardeners &with others 2make &harvest compost at its site.This commendation-a direct result of my bin build&education of my fellow gardeners,my final project to become a Master Composter.

Introduction

Master Composter. Writer. Mixologist. Actor. Urban Farming Vegetarian with sausage tendencies.


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