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Green Bronx Machine's Stephen Ritz to Testify Before the U.S. Congress About Ending Hunger in America

Stephen Ritz, acclaimed teacher, founder of Green Bronx Machine and best-selling author of The Power of a Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools, has been invited by United States Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02),...
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In News12 The Bronx Blog, Green Bronx Machine's Stephen Ritz Weighs in on Back-to-School

As New York City public schools prepare to welcome back students next week, Green Bronx Machine founder, urban farmer and educator Stephen Ritz recently shared his thoughts about the return to the classroom in these unprecedented times in a new blog...
8-Sep-2021 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stephen Ritz and Stepping Stones, Inc. Cut Ribbon on First Tiny Home for West Virginia Foster Youth

Stepping Stones, Inc., the revolutionary foster care facility in the heart of Appalachia, reached a major milestone in its Youth Transition Project (YTP) when it officially opened its first tiny home and welcomed its first resident on Friday. ...
30-Aug-2021 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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In Powerful Testimony to U.S. Congress, Green Bronx Machine’s Stephen Ritz Calls for an End to Hunger in American Schools

In powerful testimony to members of the United States Congress today, Stephen Ritz, acclaimed teacher, founder of Green Bronx Machine and best-selling author of The Power of a Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools, made the...
15-Sep-2021 3:25 PM EDT

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