Added Value

Added Value is a non-profit focused on creating a local, affordable food system in the neighborhood of Red Hook by turning vacant land into urban farms and by providing job training to local community youth (to date, more than 150 teenagers).  Its accomplishments include growing 12 tons of fresh produce for donation, sale and consumption; serving as a daily educational/work site for more than 150 teens; generating $70,000 in revenue for youth stipends, creating $120,000 in local economic activity; educating more than 1,300 schoolchildren on an annual basis; and building the largest community compost program in NYC that is run entirely with sustainable resources.

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