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Harlem Grown

Food justice is about more than just providing and distributing food. Harlem Grown provides hands-on education in urban farming, sustainability, and nutrition to elementary-aged students in Harlem by physically renovating abandoned lots and transforming them into urban farms. Harlem Grown's model positively impacts the entire community through mentorship, job training, and partnerships to create sustainable change.

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Harlem Grown Factsheet


In 2020, Harlem Grown grew distributed 1,234 pounds of produce free-of-charge and diverted 6,169 food scraps from landfills.


Through the HG Meals: Harlem Helping Harlem campaign, Harlem Grown served 13,000 hot, nutritious meals to Harlem shelter residents.

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