• Barnraising in the Bronx:

    National Health, Wellness & Learning Center at CS 55

    We have inherited a 60 x 25 foot empty library in a 100+ year old school building as our future home, and we dream of turning it into the National Health, Wellness & Learning Center in the South Bronx; an innovative and engaging wonderland where students and teachers can grow their way and work towards a brighter future.

    Learn More Watch the Launch Video
  • Green Bronx Machine on PBS

    Watch Green Bronx Machine on PBS American Graduate Day

    Check out what Stephen Ritz and Green Bronx Machine are doing in the community to help kids stay in school until graduation on PBS.

    Watch the Video Press Release
  • Jennifer Lopez

    GBM on TNT Special

    Watch us on Jennifer Lopez's TNT Special: Neighborhood Sessions

    Watch the Video
  • Green Bronx Machine announced

    2015 TEDxManhattan Award Winner

    Stephen Ritz has been invited to speak at TEDxManhattan 2015 to talk about Green Bronx Machine's plans for the future.

    See the Annoucement Read more about TEDxManhattan
  • Office Depot Highlights Stephen Ritz


    Come see how in our 2 minute Office Depot Feature - we're growing the next generation in the New Bronx!

    Watch the Video
  • Real Food Media Project

    Green Bronx Machine Wins People's Choice Award

    The Real Food Media Project is a collaborative initiative to spread the story of food with this film contest, creative films, a web-based action center, and grassroots events. The contest generated over 100,000 views of the top finalists’ films, with Green Bronx Machine earning nearly 2,000 online votes.

    Watch the video Read more about the Project / Press Release
  • The Apron Project

    Green Bronx Machine featured in Progressive Ad Campaign

    Progressive launches "The Thread" campaign, celebrating hard working people who do creative things, and features Green Bronx Machine!

    Watch the video feature Read more about the campaign in AdAge
  • Si se puede!

    Green Bronx Machine featured on The Disney Channel

    Green Bronx Machine is featured on The Disney Channel's "Pass the Plate," exploring urban farming & how it can improve any community

    Watch the video here
  • Dramatic Difference

    Green Bronx Machine on TNT

    TNT features Green Bronx Machine on its "Dramatic Difference" special

    Watch the promo video
  • Grow Something Greater

    Learn how we are growing something greater using Scott's Miracle Gro Organic Soil in our edible wall.

    Watch the Video

A Place of Aspiration

We have inherited a 60 x 25 foot empty library in a 100+ year old school building as our future home, and we dream of turning it into the National Health, Wellness & Learning Center in the South Bronx

NHWL Center Launch!

On January 4th, Green Bronx Machine officially launched The National Health, Wellness & Learning Center at CS55! Check out the video!

Latest News:

GBM Presents at White House State of STEM Address

Nothing could be more more inspiring than an invite to the White House. Citing “the work you do day-in and day-out to serve the youth of this country,” we were honored to be invited and present at State of STEM in the White House. Along with our partner chef, William “Bill” Yosses, we installed a Tower […]Read More »

NPR - All Things Considered - Our Feature Goes Viral

How A Great Teacher Cultivates Veggies (And Kids) In The Bronx — In 17 Photos For those who want to hear the sounds and see the sights of our classroom, we urge you to check out the National Public Radio feature complete with audio interviews of students, parents, teachers and featuring amazing pictures of our […]Read More »

NY Times: Tastes of the World

NY Times: Tastes of the World Kids Cooking Pavilion – Go Green Bronx Machine! Once again, we were proud to be featured in the NY Times Tastes of the World Kids Cooking Pavilion. With our Tower Gardens in tow – we set up shop with Chef Yosses and some of the nation’s most recognized chefs to […]Read More »

In Dubai: Schools, Standing Ovations and Camel Rides with KHDA

Thanks to our dear friends at KHDA, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, who came to visit us last year here in the Bronx, El Capitan was invited to speak at What Works – in the heart of Dubai! Cheese hat on his head and bow-tie on his neck, El Capitan delivered a SI SE PUEDE […]Read More »

GBM Featured in Change Food Newsletter

Inspired by our soft launch video, GBM was featured in the Change Food Newsletter where it was announced that we are the 2016 Idea Accelerator for the Change Food Fest this fall here in NYC. This first ever, iconic event organized by Change Food with Diane Hatz and team will be the new standard. The Change Food […]Read More »