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Edgemere »

Skip the Greenmarket and Get Produce Straight From These 5 Queens Farms

Did you know that the oldest continuously farmed land in New York State is in Queens?

Crown Heights »

Duck, Duck, Quiche: Crown Heights Farm Churns Out Fresh Eggs for Cafe

Ten ducks at the Weeksville Heritage Center provide the goods for Breukelen Coffee House's quiche.

Crown Heights »

Chickens Scratch Their Way Into Even More NYC Backyards

New Yorkers raising birds in their backyards said they like the organic eggs and fun of having a pet.  

Prospect Heights »

Nighttime Farm Stand to Sell Local Produce at the Brooklyn Museum

Fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the borough will be for sale every Thursday on Eastern Parkway.

Financial District »

Pick Your Own Veggies, Flowers and Herbs at Battery Park's Farm This Summer

Visitors to the Battery Urban Farm will be able to hand-pick their own harvest in July and August.

Upper West Side »

Farm-to-Table Restaurant Jacob's Pickles Launches High School Internship

The eatery will train two students from Urban Assembly for Green Careers in the restaurant trade.

Rockaway Beach »

Honey Festival Gets Rockaway Sweet on Bees This Weekend

A variety of vendors will sell everything inspired by bees, from honey to t-shirts.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Garden Honors Past and Present With New Memorial

The Hattie Carthen Garden in Bed-Stuy unveiled the memorial to its gardeners.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Garden to Receive a $4,000 Facelift

The 462 Halsey Community Garden received a grant from the American Community Gardening Association.

Upper West Side »

The Computer School's Hydroponic Lab Takes Root with Bountiful Vegetables

Vegetables have taken over a science classroom at MS 245 as students learn to farm without soil. 

Greenwich Village »

New School 'Creative Lab' to Feature Chicken-Raising Workshop

Cooking workshops, bartered classes and art performances are part of nearly three months of events.

Livingston »

Pioneering Staten Island Farm Brings Organic Produce to Market

Heritage Farm at Snug Harbor Cultural Center will open up a farm stand to sell locally grown produce.

Chelsea »

Artist Plants Veggies in Furniture

Jenna Spevack's new exhibit features greens planted in and under common furniture.

Sunset Park »

Urban Agriculture Takes Root in Brooklyn With Huge Rooftop Farm

The world's largest rooftop farm is set to open in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, in 2013.

South Bronx »

Mott Haven's Women-Led Farm Contends with Weeds, Thieves and Wary Locals

La Finca del Sur, a 2.5-acre farm on 138th Street, will host a neighborhood celebration on Saturday.