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Times Features Grant-funded Greenhouse Project

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March 9, 2011

This Kessler Foundation-funded Greenhouse Project was featured in the March 2 New York Times Dining Section. Arthur & Friends trains people with disabilities for jobs in agribusiness.  Trainees, called 'friends' learn hydroponic farming methods and grow and market  a variety of produce to restaurants and caterers. Kessler Foundation has provided more than $500,000 in funding for this innovative approach that provides fresh, locally grown produce as well as meaningful employment for people with disabilities. This successful model is being repilcated at sitesi n New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

    

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 03/09/2011 - 11:51