07.14.14 | No Comments
Entering the garden wasn't quite exciting as one would assume. The entrance was a tall metal gate structure that gave no justice to the beauty ahead. After greeting my instructors I was told there was a scavenger hunt taking place. A map was given to me immediately, along with my instructions and what to keep an eye for throughout the Botanic Garden.
07.09.14 | 2 Comments
Youth Made Media is not only a place to learn how to make films, but it allows you to make new friends also. When I first got into Youth Made Media, I was filled with joy, but I also had anxiety in me. I wasn't sure how it was going to be like there, if I was going to like it or not- or if this was going to impact on what I might want to do for my career.
07.07.14 | No Comments
10 a.m. and it's already 75 degrees. It's the first mid-Atlantic heat of the season, but a cool breeze rocks the huge oak trees in Forest Park, Queens. Red-winged blackbirds and robins sing above, hidden in a mass of green leaves--and a group of 25 smiling fourth graders from Bushwick bounce down the path toward me.
06.11.14 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation presented our Annual Gala at SummerStage in Central Park on June 3rd.
04.22.14 | No Comments
With the Department of Sanitation's new composting initiative, it has become easier than ever to compost your food scraps in New York City. But, if you are looking to actually use the compost that your food scraps create in your home or garden, it still makes sense to compost at home - here are two methods!