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Brooklyn, Step Aside — Food Makers in the Bronx Are Incubating an Artisanal Boom
Here’s a product that’s all about community — literally. Last year, Small Axe Peppers, the partnership behind the...
Teens in Bronx Detention Center Harvest Peppers, Hatch Chickens
The peppers that the teens have been harvesting are a source for Bronx Hot Sauce, according to ACS, and...
The Most Important Modern Farmer Might Be The Urban Cowboy
Libertad Urban Farm is also one of about 40 community-run spaces, each with their own social justice projects,...
The Chef Behind the Sauce
Chef King Phojanakong King Phojanakong is passionate about growing. After growing his presence as a chef to know...
The Bronx has its own sauce, after borough bred chef teams with landlords and nonprofit
Chef King Phojanakong with freshly picked serrano peppers, grown in the Bronx, that he uses for his Bronx...
Small Axe Peppers revitalizes Bronx with its homegrown hot sauce
Back in 2014, real estate developer John Crotty and his partner, John Fitzgerald, were working to rehabilitate some...
Hot Peppers Becoming a Cash Crop for Bronx Community Gardens
The bright-green stalks and leaves are tended by a dozen teenage boys who water, lay mulch, pull weeds...
International Rescue Committee
Back in 2005, an IRC staff member was talking to Somali women about job options for them in...
Brook Park Youth Farm
Many of the young people working at the Brook Park Youth Farm have been touched by the criminal...
Rockaway Youth Task Force
Located in the heart of a food desert, Rockaway Youth Task Force’s community garden is a thriving oasis...
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