We can't thank ABC Television Network, Disney, and The Chew enough for their generous donation to the Green Bronx Machine.
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
A life-long Bronx resident and educator, Stephen Ritz has come up with a unique way to engage his students and change their surroundings.
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
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Stephen Ritz answers "What is Green Bronx Machine?" On January 22, 2015, White House Chef Bill Yosses and Disney Channel star Reed Alexander cooked Amer-I-Can and Mex-I-Can Tacos with students from PS 55 and from Mexico City's Instituto Thomas Jefferson.
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 CS 55 in a 100 year old school building!