GreenBiz – Stephen Ritz on growing both veggies and kids in the South Bronx

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 to learn lessons about health, STEM, sustainability and cooperation.

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 to learn lessons about health, STEM, sustainability and cooperation.

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