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ECO @ Riverdale Park Farmer’s Market – Summer 2014

According to recent predictions, we’re not due for the customary August heatwave, which is good news for our people, and our produce, who spend Thursday afternoons at The Riverdale Farmers Market. In the gallery below, you will see photos of some of the tastiest photogenic produce that ECO has grown, available at ECO’s booth. I tried …

Seed2Feed: Wrap-Up & Collages

ECO City’s Seed2Feed summer program culminated with a celebration of the students’ work and creative achievements. In the photos above, Regie Cabico preps the students for reciting their original poetry at the Riverdale Farmers Market. Some of the finished collages are shown in the gallery below. I was very impressed by the students’ …

Seed2Feed: Collages-in-Progress

As part of ECO City’s Seed2Feed summer program,  I am leading the collage-making sessions. Using recycled cabinet doors as canvases, the students will incorporate their past experiences with recycling, what they have learned at the farm, and their vision for a future with zero waste. The students have the option to use a variety of materials: …