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UAE’s “Green Sheikh” Visits Green Bronx Machine, Gotham Greens and CS55

Green Bronx Machine founder Stephen Ritz and his students welcomed yesterday His Royal Highness Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, to their classroom at the National Health and Wellness Learning Center (NHWLC) at CS 55 in the Bronx.
22-Jul-2021 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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No “Vacation” for Green Bronx Machine This Summer

For Green Bronx Machine, summer vacation is growing season – for plants, people and the organization itself. GBM spends June, July and August tending multiple community gardens and running asummer camp, as well as tackling food insecurity and...
16-Jul-2021 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Green Bronx Machine Names Three Powerhouse Players to Its National Board of Directors

Linda Femling, Director of Food Programs at Google in the Americas, Ana Cristina Garcia, Director of Government and Community Affairs at NewYork-Presbyterian, and Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor of GreenBiz Group Inc., have been named...
21-Jun-2021 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bronx Educator Named National Life Group "LifeChanger of the Year" Award Winner

Stephen Ritz, founder of Green Bronx Machine and the National Health, Wellness, and Learning Center at CS 55, has been selected as a 2020-21 national LifeChanger of the Year award winner.
9-Jun-2021 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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In quest to end hunger, Green Bronx Machine welcomes U.S. Congressman James P. McGovern to CS55

United States Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, visited Green Bronx Machine and its founder Stephen Ritz at its headquarters yesterday at the National Health, Wellness and Learning Center at CS 55 in the...
8-Jun-2021 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Green Bronx Machine’s Let’s Learn with Mister Ritz to Premiere on Bronxnet on June 1

Green Bronx Machine announced today a new partnership with BronxNet, a public affairs television station addressing the concerns, interests and cultures of the people of the Bronx, to bring episodes of Let’s Learn with Mister Ritz to its viewers...
28-May-2021 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Green Bronx Machine Founder Stephen Ritz Wins 2021 CEA Disruptor Award

Green Bronx Machine congratulates its founder Stephen Ritz who has received the 2021 Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Disruptor Award for the organization’s work during the pandemic.
6-May-2021 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Where in the World Are Green Bronx Machine and Stephen Ritz? April and May 2021 Sightings

From creating and starring in segments for public television’s Let’s Learn children’s series to celebrating National Nutrition Month and Earth Day to preparing for outdoor growing season at its various urban farms, one thing is for sure: Green...
29-Apr-2021 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Green Bronx Machine builds healthy, equitable, and resilient communities through inspired education, local food systems, and 21st Century workforce development. Dedicated to cultivating minds and harvesting hope, our school-based model using urban agriculture aligned to key school performance indicators grows healthy students and healthy schools to transform communities that are fragmented and marginalized into neighborhoods that are inclusive and thriving.


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