Nothing thrills us more than to report that our test results on the NYS 4th Grade Science Exam showed a school-wide 45% increase in passing rates – including special needs and English language learners.
Thanks to an anonymous donor and our friends at Sodexo, we were able to offer our first ever Garden, Culinary & Career Camp. Together, we prepared 504 meals, consumed 8 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables daily, spent 7,560 minutes in the garden, logged 3,276,000 steps, learned 84 new grade appropriate vocabulary words and successfully[…]
POLITICS NATION WITH AL SHARPTON: South Bronx school changing the way kids eat. Lower income kids are more than twice as likely to be obese than higher income kids. One school in the South Bronx is working to turn things around.
Stay tuned to ABC and be sure to watch the Back to School Special on The Chew which will feature Green Bronx Machine and a day in the life of the National Health, Wellness and Learning Center! Filmed live at CS 55, see who we are, what we do and how we grow something greater[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
On January 4th, Green Bronx Machine officially launched The National Health, Wellness and Learning Center at CS55! What was originally unused library space is now a sustainable and entirely self-sufficient garden, classroom, and kitchen; a 21st Century State of the Art Learning Facility. The opening of the Center allows Green Bronx Machine to keep doing[…]
Developed right here by Green Bronx Machine and PortEquip, this exciting mobile, professional grade kitchen is revolutionary in the world of culinary and nutritional education. Fully equipped with a sink, stove, oven, refrigerator, steamer, and storage space, the Green Bronx Machine Mobile Classroom Kitchen is easily maneuvered and can travel to any classroom at CS55![…]
The National Health, Wellness and Learning Center has been certified as a School Garden to School Cafe Site by the New York City Department of Education. This endorsement allows the Center to use produce grown at CS55 in meals served in our very own school cafeteria using school employees to prepare the meals, meaning we are even[…]