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Who We Are

Mission

The mission of the East New York Farms Project is to organize youth and adults to address food justice in our community by promoting local sustainable agriculture and community-led economic development.  East New York Farms! is a project of the United Community Centers in partnership with local residents.

Staff

David Vigil, Project Director, ext. 12, david [at] eastnewyorkfarms.org

Sadatu Usman, Community Gardens Organizer, ext. 15, sadatu [at] eastnewyorkfarms.org

Stevie Schafenacker, Interim Youth Farm Manager, ext. 14, stevie [at] eastnewyorkfarms.org

Heather Horgan, Markets and Outreach Coordinator, ext. 29, heather [at] eastnewyorkfarms.org

Roy Frias, Youth Program Director, ext. 28, roy [at] eastnewyorkfarms.org

Nefratia Coleman, Pink Houses Farm Manager, ext. 12, nefratia [at] eastnewyorkfarms.org

Karen Alessi, Development Director, ext. 13, karen [at] eastnewyorkfarms.org

Contact Info

East New York Farms!
United Community Centers
613 New Lots Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207

718-649-7979

Or get in touch via our mailing list form.

Directions

Take the #3 train to Van Siclen Avenue. After exiting through the turnstyles, take the stairs to the right. At the bottom of the stairs continue walking straight, you will be on Van Siclen Avenue. At the corner, take a left onto New Lots Avenue and walk two blocks to the corner of New Lots and Schenck Avenues. Our office is the brightly painted building that says “United Community Centers.” The UCC Youth Farm and our farmers market (Saturdays June – Nov) are here too, just around the corner on Schenck Avenue between New Lots and Livonia

 

The mission of the East New York Farms Project is to organize youth and adults to address food justice in our community by promoting local sustainable agriculture and community-led economic development.

East New York Farms! is a project of the United Community Centers in partnership with local residents.

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