“A teacher changed an entire community with some seeds”
We’re so proud to debut our Back to School Video highlighting the completed National Health Wellness and Learning Center classroom and our May 10th Celebration with NYS Education Chancellor Dr. Betty Rosa and our Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Stephen Ritz of the Green Bronx Machine dishes on coupling urban farming and economic development in the South Bronx at VERGE 2015. “Engaged communities are healthy communities, and healthy communities are resilient communities,” said Ritz. The Green Bronx Machine engages the community with its school programs where kids grow food in their local urban environment[…]
A life-long Bronx resident and educator, Stephen Ritz has come up with a unique way to engage his students and change their surroundings.
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On March 7, Stephen took to the stage at TEDxManhattan 2015 to share his vision for the new Green Bronx Machine: building the National Health and Wellness Center at PS 55 in a 100 year old school building!
Office Depot Highlights Stephen Ritz:
TEACHERS CHANGE LIVES! See the newest 2 minute video!
Watch us on Jennifer Lopez’s TNT Special: Neighborhood Sessions January 14, 2015