Farm Expansion Work Weekend

Farm Expansion Work Weekend

September 30 10-4 | October 1 10-3 | October 2 10-3

We are expanding the Farm!  And we need your help!  Calling all volunteers to help us increase the growing space of the garden. With our larger growing space we will be able to grow more food for Midtown Kingston and host more young people!  All ages and levels of experience are welcome; we have tools for big and little hands.  Come help us move topsoil and compost, replace the perimeter fence, relocate framed garden beds.  Email kingstonymcafarm@gmail.com if you have questions, want to help with specialized skills or want to bring a group. 

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Community Harvest Celebration

Join us to celebrate a bountiful third season at the Kingston YMCA Farm.  This free event features food, farm tours, performances by POOK and Energy, and fun for all ages! Tuesday, September 20th from 5:30-7:30 at the Farm!

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Farm Stand Grand Opening Celebration

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Save the Date: July 30 | Farm to Fork Dinner

Saturday, July 30th.  Our second annual Farm to Fork Dinner.  Join us for an all-local, al fresco dinner at the Farm.  Chef Jamie Parry will prepare a locally sourced feast.  There will be drinks, music, dancing and fun; all for a great cause.  Stay tuned for more details. 

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Registration for Spring Little Farmers now open!

Sign your 3-5 year old up for Spring dates of  Little Farmers.  Each week will follow a similar format of play, garden work, snack making and eating, and reading a garden themed book.  You can sign up for 1,2,3, 4 or 5 sessions.  You are welcome to bring siblings.  The fee is $5-$15 sliding scale per week, per family.  You can pay in person with cash or check on the day of the session. 

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Thank you Kingston Wine Co!

We are so grateful to the Kingston Wine Co and to all of you for coming out to support Give Back Day on April 9th.  We raised $500 that will go towards educational programming at the Kingston YMCA Farm Project.  We feel so fortunate to be a part of the generous Kingston community!

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Kingston Wine Co.'s Give Back Day

Supports the Kingston YMCA Farm Project

Saturday, April 9

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We've Transplanted our Website!

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After the close of an awesome 2015 season, we hunkered down this winter to prepare for the year ahead of us. Our team has been hard at work making plans to grow the Farm Project in all direction.

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Kingston YMCA Farm Project Attracts Young People, Brings Healthy Food Options to Midtown

Providing access to fresh produce in Midtown and teaching people how best to use it are the objectives of the Kingston YMCA Farm Project. The project began in 2013 when a former childcare director at the YMCA was connected to a local farmer. “I was looking for a place to farm and work with kids,” farmer and project director KayCee Wimbish said recently.
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Kingston Y Farm Gets Kids Growing

Kaycee Wimbish used to teach second grade in NYC, but now she teaches in a lot behind the Kingston YMCA.

Wimbish, the YMCA, and a team of volunteers and donors have worked over the course of the past two years to convert the lot into viable farmland.

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