Stephen Ritz, founder of the Green Bronx Machine and Global Teacher Prize Finalist, will be awarded the Martin L. Mathews Award for Nonprofit Leadership on August 27th from the Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club in St. Louis, Missouri. GBM shares the MDBGC values of involving “youth in fun and engaging activities that promote healthy lifestyles, […]
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 […]
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 […]