Harlem Grown & PS 197 Students work to make their school and Harlem a Greener Place! (Click Here for Full Article)Screen Shot 2014-11-11 at 10.39.54 PM

New York Daily News features Harlem Grown’s Green Team at partnering school PS 197 John B Russwurm. With the help of Harlem Grown, elementary school students at PS 197 lead recycling and composting efforts during school lunch, reducing trash discarded every day from 20 bags to 5! On Earth Day 2014, Harlem Grown, PS 197, and City Year created a new school garden for students at PS 197!

Harlem Grown Founder, Tony Hillery, honored by Aetna’s African American History Calendar 2014 (Click Here to View CalendarScreen Shot 2014-11-11 at 10.36.31 PM

Harlem Grown Founder, Tony Hillery, was honored as Mr. February in Aetna’s African American History Calendar 2014 for his incredible work transforming vacant lots into thriving urban farms and engaging youth in sustainable agriculture. The Aetna Calendar celebrates “African American men and women whose life work has guided them to transform their communities from the ground up, and in many cases, quite literally.”


Harlem Grown Hiring School Mom’s to Grow Lettuces in

Greenhouse (Click Here to Read Full Article) greenhouse

DNAinfo writes about our newest program initiative for the hydroponic greenhouse. Harlem Grown is hiring unemployed school mother’s to work at the Greenhouse. We are growing baby lettuces, collards, and other greens – sustaining the Harlem food system AND sustaining local families!



NY1’s Cheryl Wills Visits Harlem Grown (Click Here To Read Full Article)

Some of our fifth graders are heading to the White House to show the First Lady how we get  green in Harlem! So NY1 wanted to see how we get our hands dirty and the garden that helped us punch there tickets to the White House. Visits Harlem Grown. Yummy! (Click Here To Read Full Article) 

Our own, Tony Hillery tells Emma Laperruque about how Harlem Grown is helping to transforming the Manhattan neighborhood.