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High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop

Atop a roof overlooking Manhattan’s skyline at sundown Oct. 25, more than 300 public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse. Philson A.A. Warner, founding ...
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Cornell Scientist Takes Korean Delegation On A Tour Of Cornell’s Hydroponics Labs

By Kritika Kulshrestha Cornell scientist Philson A.A. Warner demonstrated his under-construction state-of-the-art aquaponics greenhouse laboratory at the Cornell Learning Labs in New York City on Nov. 9, to a team from the Korea Digital ...
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Cornell Staff Advise NYC Urban Farmers At Symposium

Story by Kritika Kulshrestha Photos by Kritika Kulshrestha and Manhattan Borough President’s Office There is more to urban agriculture than just food production. Urban farming introduces communities, children and adults to the value of ...
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Revisiting The 2015 Grow: Urban Garden Symposium

Videos and Photos by Manhattan Borough President’s Office Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s office in collaboration with CUCE-NYC, Randall’s Island Park Alliance and the American Museum of Natural History organized Grow: Urban Garden Symposium in ...
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CUCE-NYC Executive Director Introduces Cornell’s Urban Extension Programs To Chinese Delegation

By Kritika Kulshrestha In a special event Oct. 29 at the Cornell University Cooperative Extension office in New York City CUCE-NYC Executive Director Jenni fer Tiffany introduced a 20-member delegation from China’s government agencies ...
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Cornell Helps Sow Urban Farming In NYC

Partnering with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, CUCE-NYC will help to sow innovative urban agriculture projects in Big Apple schools, senior centers and public housing facilities during the next year. Click here for the ...
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CUCE-NYC Executive Director Presents A Webinar On Urban Extension Programs

Jennifer Tiffany, executive director of Cornell University Cooperative Extension New York City – or CUCE-NYC – and the BCTR’s director of outreach and community engagement presented a webinar on urban extension as part of ...
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