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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Local Yarn Maker's Special Offer to Support the Campaign

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Jill Draper is releasing a limited number of custom color Empire hanks with a percentage of the proceeds going to the INDIEGOGO Campaign. Read More

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Crowd Sourcing Campaign with Indiegogo

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The Kingston YMCA Farm Project, a new Urban Farm in Midtown Kingston, NY, Launches Crowd Sourcing Campaign with Indiegogo on March 1st.  

 

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