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1520 York Avenue

New York, NY 10028

Phone: (212) 861-7732

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How Can You Help the Earth?

To celebrate Earth Day, we asked the York Avenue and Early Learning Foundations preschoolers how they could help the earth. Here is what they said:

“Not throw garbage on the floor. Put it in the trash can.” – Oscar, age 3

“I can help the plants grow by planting the seeds in the soil.” – […]

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Spring Lettuce Windowsill Garden

SHARED by: Robynne Heymans, Garden Designer at Sprout Home

Spring is the time to sow seeds in edible gardens. Since many people in New York don’t have access to outdoor space, we created a kid-friendly windowsill garden with a small footprint packed with nutritious, homegrown food.

We started with a windowsill greenhouse and seed […]

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Make it Monday: Kid-Friendly Urban Garden

SHARED By: Gymtime Rhythm and Glues

Your green thumbs should be itching to get in the dirt this month! Celebrate Earth Day by getting your hands dirty! Involve your littlest green thumbs by getting your container garden going NOW.

Garden experts agree that the following veggies (and one fruit—yes, the tomato is technically a […]

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Sharing Earth Day with NYC Kids

Earth Day is approaching, but how much do we really know about this important day? The idea originated with a U.S. senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson. After the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, CA and inspired by the student anti-war movement of the time, Nelson helped create a movement to fight for a cleaner […]

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